The elegant and stately city of Udaipur is situated on the banks of lovely
and serene lake Pichola and lake of Fatehsagar in southern Rajasthan. It is
cramped in the grandiose hills of Rajasthan. This place is enveloped by
ancient Aravalli mountains on one side and edge of three lakes on the other
side The city is surrounded by narrow lanes, bounded by bright stalls,
gardens, lakes and palaces. Udaipur is said to be a jewel of Mewar-a kingdom
ruled by Sisodia Dynasty for 1200 years. The recognition of Udaipur is
spread far and wide because of its engrossing lakes, abiding palaces, finely
carved temples and other historical monuments. You can also discover the
dainty handicrafts in the Mewar school of miniature paintings.
Quick Facts Location : Udaipur District, Rajasthan State : Rajasthan Area : 37sq km Trip Highlights : Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple & Lake Pichola Languages : English, Hindi and Mewari STD Code : 0294 Climate : Summer (Max - 38.3ºC) & Winter (Max - 28.3ºC) Best Time to visit : September - March
Udaipur Air/Rail/Road Links
Debock Airport is 24 kms away from the city centre.
Daily Indian Airlines flight connect Udaipur with Jodhpur, Jaipur,
Aurangabad, Mumbai and Delhi.
Railway Station :
Udaipur is directly linked by rail with major cities
like Mumbai, Delhi and Aurangabad etc.
Bus Station :
A wide network of bus services link Udaipur with
several destinations like Agra, Ahmadabad, Jaipur etc.
Attractions in Udaipur Jagdish Temple
was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 A.D. It is one of the biggest and
most visited temples in Udaipur. It exhibits beauteous sculpted images which
add to the temples charm.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir
This museum exhibits some interesting collection of Indian folk and art. It
includes a beautiful collection of folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks,
dolls, deities and paintings.
beautiful ornamental garden was specially made for the fascinating ladies of
the court. It was their recreation spot. The garden houses many fountains,
delightful pools and marbled elephants.
The lake is situated amidst various mountains, hills, palaces, bathing
ghats and embankments. The view of the two surrounding islands Jag Mandir
and Jas Niwas is very arresting.
Centres in Udaipur
Shopping in Udaipur can be a glorious experience as you can buy colourful
folk toys, elaborate traditional attire, pottery, metal craft, traditional
paintings, batiks, hand printed textiles and dyed saris. Udaipur is also an
expertise in kundan jewelery, silver jewellery and precious stones. You can
shop all this stuff from-
Famous Hotels in Udaipur
Away from the stress of city, Udaipur is perfect place to optimize
yourself. Our hotels are a celebration of Rajasthani culture and gracious
living. We will treat you in a shahi style that will lure you visit this
desert city again and again.
The entire Mewar region of Rajasthan is full with tales of bravery and
courage. You have the option to enjoy to your fullest with adventure filled
excursions to historic and religious places of Udaipur. Excursions from
Udaipur give you a bounteous break to be a part of vibrant Rajasthan.
Ahmadabad - 230 km Jaipur - 406 km Jodhpur - 275 km Mount Abu - 175 km