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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Top 6 Places to visit In Udaipur - The City Of Lakes


Places to visit in Udaipur

Udaipur is the top tourist city of the Rajasthan, which is called ‘The City Of Lakes’ and it is also known as the ‘Venice of the East’ because Udaipur is surrounded by the 5 lakes. Udaipur, a city in Rajasthan is a stunning location and has a rich cultural background and a great history. It is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. It was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II. The Places to visit In Udaipur are City Palace, Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Lake Garden Palace, Vintage Car Museum, Bagore Ki Haveli, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jagdish Temple, Shilpgram, Moti Magri, Fateh Sagar Lake, Monsoon Palace.

The Places to visit in Udaipur at night are the Fateh Sagar Lake, City Lake, Pichola Lake, Bagora ki Haveli and the City palace looks stunning in the night light.

 The shopping places in Udaipur are the local bazaars where you will get at cheap rates, It is the best to place to do shopping, there are many shops near the City Palace where you will see traditional Rajasthani dresses, pots, food items. You can see Udaipur by booking the cab, taking bikes, cars on the rent or by the city buses. It is the best place to have fun with your families, friends or the partner.

Places to visit near Udaipur are Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer you can visit this places by booking buses, trains or by the vehicles which are easily available on rent.

Here are the Top 6 Udaipur Tourist Places:

The Udaipur tourist places make the tourists more attractive due to the ancient forts, temples and the beautiful lakes. 

1. City Palace

City Palace Udaipur was built by  Maharana Udai Mirza Singh in the year 1559. This Palace is located on the banks of the Pichola Lake. This Palace is made up of European, Medieval and Chinese styles of architecture. City Palace as 11 magnificent palaces and they were all constructed during various periods and by the various rulers of the Chittoor. Everything about this palace is amazing in architecture, the antiques inside and the exclusive paintings hanging on the walls.

This Palace is 4 K.m far from the Udaipur Junction, you can come by taking a bike on rent or by the cab or by the city buses or by the auto- rickshaw. Auto- rickshaw charges around 50 rupees from the railway junction to the City Palace.

Visitors Information

Things to do at City Palace
  • Take a tour of City Palace.
  • Visit the City Palace Museum (charges separate).
  • Enjoy a scenic view of the nearby Lake Pichola.

Guides 

Guides at the museum charge Rs.200 and audio guides are also available in different languages.

Famous for: History, Architecture, Photography.
City Palace Udaipur Tickets
  • Adult - Rs.250
  • Child - Rs.100
  • Camera charges for photography or video - Rs.250
  • Students in Group- Rs.100
City Palace Udaipur Timing: Open all days (9:30 am to 5:30 pm).
Duration: 1-2 hours.

2. Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola was built in the year 1362 by the AD. Rana Udai Singh II. This beautiful Lake is surrounded by the hills, palaces, temples and the ghats. The Lake Pichola is the best attraction point for the tourists by cruising in Lake Pichola, you can have a boat ride in the lake Pichola.

Sunsets views are amazing while riding the boat, boat cruise riding offers lovely views of the City Palace, ghats, temples, and hills, in evening time you will watch the sun going down on your eyes.

The Palaces looks very beautiful in the night when the lights on and it is a great view of the lake.

Visitor Information 

Things to do at Lake Pichola in Udaipur
  • Boat, Cruise riding during sunset or the early morning.
  • Visit the attractions like Lake Palace and Lake Garden Palace.

Famous for: Nature, Photography. 

Tickets:

  • Boat ride costs 340 INR for adults and 170 INR for children. 
  • A sunset boat ride would cost about 220 INR more. 
Lake Pichola Timings: Open all days until sunset.
 Duration: 1-2 hours.

3. Lake Palace

Lake Palace was built by Maharana Jagat Singh II in the year 1746. It is also called as Jag Niwas.lake palace Udaipur is famous for the wedding destination. In the year 1960, Lake Palace was converted into the luxury hotel and now it is the part of Taj luxury resorts.

Visitor Information

Things to do near Lake Palace
  • Have a luxurious meal in the many restaurants.
  • Boat Ride in Lake Pichola.
  • A tour of this historic heritage site.
  • Visit the nearby Jagdish temple nearby.
  • Enjoy the sunset at the nearby Lake Fatehsagar.
Famous for: History, Weddings, Photography.
  • Udaipur Lake Palace Entry Fee: Museum tour costs 75 INR, Crystal Gallery tour costs 500 INR and boat ride costs 450 INR.
  • Lake Palace Udaipur Timings: Open all days.
  • Duration: 1-2 hours.
4. Bagore Ki Haveli

Bagore Ki Haveli was built by Amir Chand Badwa. The Haveli became the residence of Maharana Shakti Singh of Bagore in the year 1878 and hence the name called Bagore Ki Haveli.

This Haveli was converted into the museum, the museum presents the cultures of Mewar. The antique collection includes the kinds of stuff used by Rajputs such as jewellery boxes, hand fans, copper vessels and etc.

The Bagore Ki Haveli has over 100 rooms and looks splendid with its unique style of architecture. When you are there, make sure you present yourself for the shows conducted here in the evenings.

Visitor Information
Things to do at Bagore Ki Haveli
  • Visit the museum.
  • watch the musical and folk dance shows.
  •  See the theatre show at theatre ground.
  • Enjoy a puppetry show listen to folk tales.
  • View the beautiful sunset.
  • Shop for handicrafts, souvenirs, and other artworks.
Famous for: History, Architecture, Photography.
Bagore ki Haveli Tickets: 60 INR plus 100 INR additional charges for a camera.
Bagore Ki Haveli Timings: Open all days (10 am to 6:30 pm).
Duration: 1-2 hours.


5. Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple was built in the year 1651. It is the Udaipur’s largest temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh, the Sun God and Goddess Shakti. Inside the temple, you will see beautiful wall carvings, elephant sculptures and for the stunning architecture.

Visitor Information

Things to do near Temple
  • Shop for handicrafts at the shopping complex.
Famous for: Pilgrimage, History, Architecture, Photography.
Tickets:  entry fee.
Opening Timings: Open all days (4:15 am to 1 pm & 5:15 pm to 8 pm).
Duration:  60 min.

6. Shilpgram

Shilpgram Udaipur is a rural arts and crafts complex set up to promote the traditional arts and crafts of Rajasthan cultures. It is spread over an area of 70 acres of land and is situated in the Aravali ranges.
 Another attraction here is an open-air theatre which provides the centre stage for many art festivals. You must visit Shipgram and see the culture and tradition of rural arts.

Visitor Information

Things to do at Shipgram
  • Eat at the Shilpi restaurant.
  • Shop at the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex.
  • Visit two museums near the shopping complex.
  • Enjoy theatre, art or dance showcases at the Amphitheatre.
  • Visit the Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary nearby.
Famous for: Shopping, Photography, Village life.
Shilpgram Udaipur Ticket Price: 30 INR for Indians and 50 INR for foreigners.
Shilpgram Udaipur Timings Open all days (11 am to 7 pm).
Duration: 2-3 hours

Conclusion:

In my opinion, you must visit this place once in your life, there are many places to visit in Udaipur which will make you more interesting and adorable when you will visit this place.

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