Filled with priceless locations, aesthetic things, huge forts, and not to forget the mesmerizing view of and around the lakes in the city; Udaipur is a complete package for all kind of travelers. Also known as the city of lakes, Udaipur has its own charm. When you visit the place, it casts a spell on you and there is no way you could resist yourself from getting spellbound.
I don’t think it would be wrong to call the city of lakes as one of the most romantic places in the entire country. With a good temperature and a perfect melange of traditional sights, cultural spots, and historic areas, the city of Udaipur will always keep you asking for more. Udaipur also serves as the perfect destination for newly married couples as in past decades or more, it has been serving as the same. With all the cities showcasing something different, Udaipur is entirely different. There are a lot of places that can be visited in the city. These monuments are built by the Maharanas and the architectural elegance goes to the Mewars.
Here are 7 must-see tourist attractions in Udaipur. If you tend to visit the city in the near future then do not miss on any of these.
1. City Palace
Once beauty is always a beauty. You must have heard this phrase. City Palace is a living example of this. The City Palace reflects the true beauty of not just the city but the entire Rajasthan. The palace is located on the banks of Lake Pichola and is a cluster of towers and several buildings made up of white marble. Some of the major attractions of the palace apart from the surrounding picturesque sights are Maharani Palace, Daawat-e-Aam, the vintage car museum, Daawat-e-Khas, and the crystal gallery.
2. Lake Palace
If you are going on a vacation with friends or a honeymoon trip, get yourself a room in the Lake Palace. This palace turned hotel is one of the most romantic hotels that you would find in the entire nation. The palace is equipped with all the modern facilities and it shows the melange of royalty with comfort. This palace was initially known as Jig Niwas and since the beginning, it has been one of the top places to visit in Udaipur. The palace is said to be a two-faced place. It has a different visual and charm during the day whereas in the night things become entirely opposite. You can take a boat ride from here as well. It will cost you somewhere about 400 INR and the opening hours are between 10 in the morning to 6 in the evening.
3. Lake Palace
If you want to see a spectacular lake then Lake Palace is one of the best places to be at. Beautifully built on Lake Pichola the palace is known to be a famous spot to visit in the entire city. People from around the world come to Udaipur to visit Lake Palace. Staying inside the hotel might be a bit expensive and if you cannot afford that just take a tour of the palace because that is for free. The heritage walk will fill you up with a lot of insights and you will get to know more about the place and its history.
4. Jagdish Temple
Talking about the must-visit attractions in Udaipur, you would not want to miss out on Jagdish Temple. It is famous due to the infrastructure that it has. It is said that the temple is made in the Indo-Aryan style by Maharana Jagat Singh. The deity of Jagganath (Lord Vishnu) resides in the temple making it a worshiping place for a lot of devotees of Vishnu. The temple is located near the entrance of City Palace which is known as Badi Pol. A huge number of devotees come here to enjoy the sunrise as well as sunset aarti.
5. Lake Fatehsagar
The charming Udaipur City is known for the lake named as Fatehsagar. This again is situated in the northern side of Lake Pichola. Fatehsagar is connected through canals and is one of the major attractions in Udaipur. To enjoy your time at the most in this Lake do not miss the boat ride. The island consists of three lakes amongst which the most traveled is the Nehru Park. The island also has a zoo which is a perfect spot for family to enjoy.
6. Jag Mandir
Built on the island in Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir is known for the beautiful interiors and lavishing architecture of the buildings. The spell-bounding artwork in the marbles will make you love the place even better. Visiting Udaipur is incomplete if you don’t check out the Jag Mandir.
7.The Monsoon Palace
The monsoon palace which was also known as Sajjangarh Palace initially is a palace which was a residential place on a hilltop. Being at a proximity to the Sajjangarh Wildlife sanctuary a lot of people love to trek their way from the palace to the sanctuary. On the whole, this place becomes an epitome of beauty.
With all these 7 places in your list, you will definitely enjoy your time in Udaipur. The City of Lakes is one place you should definitely visit. This city of Rajasthan is full of mesmerizing sights and surprises. Every spot here is lovable as it has something unique and graceful to showcase. So make it a point on not missing out on any of these places.