The city skilfully reflects the great Rajputana's architectural superbity and unforgettable history. Udaipur is thought-out to be one of the world's most romantic cities and is often called the "Venice of the East". Nothing can describe this place better than its serene lakes, restorative weather, magnificent temples and whirling bazars. Needless to say, Udaipur has emerged as one of the top travel destinations in India.
Celebrated as the "The City of Lakes", Udaipur a spectacular city in Rajasthan with a famed history and fascinating cultural background.
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Udaipur Solar Observatory
Situated on an isolated island in Lake Fateh Sagar, the Udaipur Solar Observatory is seen as Asia's best solar observing site. This incredible observatory was modeled on the Big Bear Lake Solar Laboratory in Southern California. If you are having your kids on-board, this observatory is surely a fun place to be!
The City Palace
Constructed in 1559 by MaharanaUdaiMirza Singh, the alluring City Palace is located on the banks of Pichola Lake. To everyone’s astonishment the City Palace homes 11 grandiose palace which are a perfect blend of Chinese, Medieval and European architectural styles constructed by distinguished rulers, during various periods. With beautiful pavilions, courtyards, hanging gardens, exquisite paintings, magnificent architecture; everything about this palace is simply royal and memorable.
Located in Ghanerao, this royal castle is located almost 140 kilometers from the classical city of Udaipur. The Ghanerao Castle offers an enchanting insight to the royal and glorious lifestyle of the rulers gone-by. If you are a history buff, this is a place to be!
Kumbhalgarh Fort was upreared by Maharana Kumbha in the 15th century and is most popular for being the birth place of Maharana Pratap, the renowned king and warrior of Mewar. Guarded from harm by thirteen mountain peaks of Aravali, this fort is the strongest and highest fort of Rajasthan. Kumbhalgarh fort is closely protected by a 15 kilometers long wall, the second longest wall of the world after the Great Wall of China, making this place a must-visit when in Udaipur.
Forged in 1362 AD, Lake Pichola is a factitious wonder in the city of Udaipur, beautifully surrounded by alluring palaces, mountains, bathing ghats and magnificent temples. There are a number of tourist attractions on the islands in Lake Pichola, which can be explored by cruising around in the Lake. The place looks enthralling during the night time. So, when you plan a trip to Udaipur this year, book a boat cruise during the evening hours and see the beautiful city light up as the sun goes down.
Not only the wonderful scenery, the City of Lakes has a lot more to offer to those looking for an adventure filled trip. Here are top 3 adventure activities offered by Udaipur:
With the backdrop of Aravli range, Udaipur offers some amazing hiking and trekking opportunities to the nature lovers and adventure freaks.
Elephant Safari is among the most popular activity for the young and old visitors alike. What can be better than a remarkably unique sightseeing experience atop this majestic animal?
How can you visit a desert city and not go for a camel ride? Not just in Udaipur but camel safari is extremely popular in various other cities of Rajasthan. You can hire one through the city to the desert and explore the magnificent palaces, historic temples and serene lakes, all day long.