Top 5 Places to Visit in Udaipur
Udaipur is a lovely place and is well known as ‘Venice of the East’.The climate here attracts major tourism. Udaipur is located in Rajasthan and is well known for great history, culture and stunning locations. It is also called a romantic city because of its lakes and palaces. Experiencing Udaipur is all about reviving royalty and appreciate the great beauty of the city.
Here is the list of top 5 places to visit in Udaipur:
It was constructed by Maharana Udai Miraz Singh in 1559. It is situated in the banks of Pichola Lake. This palace is a blend of Chinese, Medieval and European architecture. This is famous for photography, history and architecture. It is an amazing palace with hanging gardens, pavilions, terrace and courtyards. You can visit the city palace museum, take a tour to the see the scenic views near Lake Pichola.
Lake Palace is the famous wedding destination and is also a symbol of tourism in Rajasthan. It was built in the year 1746 by Maharana Jagat Singh II. It is situated in the middle of Lake Pichola in an island named as Jag Niwas. In 1960, it is then converted into a luxury hotel in the part of Taj resort luxury. It is famous for its history, photography and wedding.
Lake Pichola is a man-made wonder created by Rana Udai Singh II in the year 1362 A.D.This lake is surrounded by bathing ghats, temples, magnificent palaces and huge hills. You can view the awesome nature and is also the best place for photography. Boat riding during sunset is the best thing to do here, it is stunning. With lights, the palace looks great with its view from the lake. You can visit the attractions like Lake Garden Palace and Lake Palace by travelling through the Palace on Wheels train Rajasthan.
Boat Riding – Rs.340 for adults
Rs.170 for children
Vintage Car Museum:
The Vintage Car Museum in Udaipur is the paradise for motor enthusiasts. This Museum is known as The Royal Vintage Car Museum which was inaugurated in the year 2000. It is one of the popular tourist destinations in Udaipur. This museum houses many famous cars like Roys-Royce Phantom 1934. It also contains many Rolls Royce models. This place is famous for photography, automobiles and history. You can have a traditional thali of Rajasthani in Garden hotel, visit the Gulab Bagh near and vintage car tour.
Entry Fee: Rs.250 for adults
Rs.150 for children
Jagdish Temple in Udaipur is the famous temple built in the year 1651. This is the largest temple in Udaipur and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It contains Indo-Aryan architecture and is said that around 1.5 million INR was spent on this temple. Along with Lord Vishnu, this place is also dedicated to other gods like Goddesses Shakti, Ganesh and Lord Shiva. This place is not only known for devotion but is also well known for elephant sculptures, beautiful wall carvings and stunning architecture. This place is famous for photography, architecture, history and pilgrimage. In the shopping complex, you must shop for the handicrafts.
Entry Fee: Free
For more details, please check the Palace on Wheels tariff for the upcoming season.