Top 10 Places To Visit In Udaipur
Udaipur is beautiful lake city, There is many “places to visit in Udaipur”. Udaipur is known as the city of lake it is the second Best place to visit in Rajasthan and it’s also a best romantic holiday city in India. The best Reason behind visiting this city, there is many beautiful Places to visit in Udaipur.
1 . City Palace Of Udaipur
City place of Udaipur is the most visited place in Udaipur, it’s look massive. one of the largest palace in Rajasthan. It was built over a period of nearly 400 years, with contributions from several rulers of the Mewar dynasty. The City Palace in Udaipur was built in a flamboyant style and is considered the largest of its type in the state of Rajasthan. It was built atop a hill, in a fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles, providing a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings.
City Palace boasts of the wonderful blend of Medieval, European and Chinese Architecture. The Palace has various towers, domes and arches, which add to the flavor of heritage site. Towering on the banks of Pichola Lake, City Palace is truly a feast to the eyes. City Palace is a marvelous assortment of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Encircled by fortifications, this imposing Palace is wholly built in granite and marble.
Best time to visit: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tips: Catch “The Mewar Sound and Light Show” at the Manek Chowk from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Entry Fee: Adult (Age above 18 Years)- Rs.250 Child (Age 5 to 18 Years)- Rs.100 All Types of Camera- Rs.250
2 . Lake Pichola
Lake Pichola is the most famous and beautiful Places to visit in Udaipur. This is the artificial fresh water lake. The lake has four islands, including the Jag Niwas on which the iconic Lake Palace was built. It is one of the several contiguous lakes, and developed over the last few centuries in and around Udaipur. The Lake Pichola is approachable by road from the Udaipur City. Local buses, Tongas, auto-rickshaws and taxis provide the needed transport. Pichola Lake was built in 1362 AD by Banjara.
Best time to visit: At sunset
Tips: Boat rides are available from Rameshwar Ghat (every hour) and Lal Ghat. You can make a pit stop at the Jagmandir Island.
3 . Bagore Ki Haveli
This haveli is built in the 18th century by the Prime Minister of Mewar. It is right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. Amar Chand Badwa. The palace has over a hundred rooms, with displays of costumes and modern art. The glass and mirror in the interiors are Haveli work. It also preserves an example of Mewar painting on the walls of the Queen’s Chamber. The two peacocks made from small pieces of colored glasses are examples of glasswork. If your like walking around diffrent havelis like ‘Bafore ki haveli’, then you definetly visit this place. definitely this place has to be in your “Places To Visit In Udaipur” list.
Udaipur is a very old city and therefore people must never use their private car for visiting the tourist attractions at Udaipur. The best thing to do is to take an auto in Udaipur, negotiate with the prices and ask the driver to take you on a tour of this old city. This would be very cost effective and at the same time filled with great fun and enjoyment. Bagore Ki Haveli is a very old part of the Udaipur town but it is at a distance of 4 kilometers from the main city.
Best time to visit :- 7 PM (every evening)
Tips :- Do not forget to check out the 30-inch high pagdi or turban at the museum, it stakes a claim to being the world’s largest.
Entry Fee: Rs 60 plus Rs 100 additional charges for camera
4 . Jagdish Temple
This is the most famous temple of Udaipur and the big attraction of tourist, daily many tourist visit here. Jagdish Temple located in the City Palace complex, is made in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. It was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651, who ruled Udaipur during 1628-53. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe. People are searching for the entry fee of Jagdish Temple Udaipur and they want to know that what entry fee they have to pay to go inside the temple to see the temple’s beauty. But there is no entry fee for entering in temple, you can go and visit Jagdish temple for without paying anything.
Time To Visit :- 4:15 AM TO 1:00 PM / 5:15 PM TO 8:00 PM
Tip :- You Have to visit the temple if you love old architecture.
5 . Eklingji Temple
This is historical and one of oldest temple of Rajasthan and this temple is so popular in Rajasthan. This Beautiful and Historic temple is established by Bappa Raval in 734 A.D. The temple is very ancient and beautiful carving on the stones. From many places, people come to visit here to see this beautiful Temple and know about it and also for attending the worship and Darshan of Lord Shiva. You will be amazed to see its brilliant architecture which attracts many tourists here. This temple is double-storied temple and pyramidal style of roof and beautifully carved tower.
There is a Big Pillard hall names Mandap, when you will enter in the hall you will see a silver picture of Nandi And when you will be entered in the Temple, you will see two more images of Nandi. The first you will see is made of Black Stone and Second one is from Brass. You will love the atmosphere of the inside of this temple. The temple has 50 Feet height.
Time To Visit :- Early Morning time at 4:15 AM to 6:45 AM
Late Morning 10:30 AM to Afternoon 1:30 PM
Evening 5:15 PM to 7:45 PM.
Tips :- Inside the temple shoes, cameras, mobile phones, and leather belts etc are strictly prohibited, these things can be kept in lockers free of charge, at the entrance.
6 . Jagmandir Isla
One of the most beautifully constructed palaces in Udaipur is the Lake Garden Palace, more popularly known as Jag Mandir. The Lake Garden Palace is situated in the middle of Lake Pichola, and has some stunning structures in its complex, including a garden that consists of some of the prettiest flowers. Jag Mandir is also one of the palaces that the rulers of Mewar used as summer resorts. The structure was built by the members of the Sisodia dynasty, started in 1551 by Maharana Amar Singh. Here’s a look at some of the attractive points of Jag Mandir.
How to reach? The Lake Garden Palace can be reached through a 30-minute or 1 hour boat ride from the Bansi Ghat jetty. There are private boats and cruise rides available.
Entry and Boat Ride Fees
- 325 per personAdult (for 1 hour boat ride)
- 165 per personChild (for 1 hour boat ride)
- 225 per personAdult (for 30-minute boat ride)
- 115 per personChild (for 30-minute boat ride)
Tips:- If you visit in the daytime, sunglasses and a hat are recommended. Comfortable shoes to tour through the entire complex go a long way in ensuring a fun experience. Carry a water bottle along. A dinner or lunch at the Darikhana restaurant will give a great end to your day.
7 . Shilpagram
Shilpgram is a rural arts and crafts complex, situated 3 km (1.9 mi) west of the city of Udaipur, India. The center is spread over an undulating terrain of about 70 acres of land, surrounded by the Aravali mountains. Shilpgram is an ethnographic museum that depicts the lifestyles of the folk and tribal people of the region. With an objective of increasing awareness and knowledge about the rural arts and crafts, the Shilpgram provides opportunity to rural and urban artists to come together and interact through the process of camps and workshops.
Shilpgram is a Hindi word, which itself means village of arts and crafts. This place is one of those seven centers of West Zone Cultural Center(WZCC) established by the Government in 1986. Shilpgram Udaipur is spread over the wavy terrain of 70 acres (130 bighas) of land surrounded by the Aravali. It is considered to be the living museum to depict the lifestyle of the folk and people of the west zone. Within this village (complex), huts of member states are constructed featuring the different ethnic groups residing within West Zone of India.
Entry Fee: Rs 30 per person for Indians
Rs 50 per person for Foreigner
8 . Fateh Sagar Lake
Fateh Sagar Lake is surrounded by the Aravalli Hills and is the second largest artificial lake in Udaipur. You may go around the circumference of the Fateh Sagar Lake by driving on the Moti Magri Road and get a fantastic view of the entire lake along this road with our 1 day Udaipur local city tour by car.
The Fateh Sagar Lake is spread over an area of one square kilometre and is divided into three different islands. The largest of these is called the Nehru Park and which has a boat-shaped restaurant and a small zoo for kids. It also serves as a famous picnic spot. The second island also has a public park but with water-jet fountains.
9 . Saheliyon Ki Bari
Sahenliyon Ki Bari name refers to Garden of the Maidens and it is one of best natural beautiful place in Udaipur, the garden is situated on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake. This place is one of the most attracting for the visitors of Udaipur city. You will see here fountains, Museum, Marble Elephants and much more. The museum has lots of paintings and artifacts. Royal women used to rest in this Garden when they want to feel relax and that is why its name as Saheliyon Ki Bari. The garden was the best place and favorite for the royal families, and now it stands as a famous tourist location in Udaipur.
The terrific architecture of the garden offers a mind-blowing view of beautiful fountains erected in water pools, carved cubicles and marble elephants. The lotus pool and bird-fountains of this garden are also well-known.
Time To Visit :- 9 AM To 7 PM
Entry Fee :- Indians (adult and child)- Rs.10, Foreign visitors- Rs.50
10 . Monsoon Palace
Built by Maharana Sajjan Singh of Mewar, the Monsoon Palace was named after him and even today is often referred to as Sajjangarh. While initially planned as a 9 storey building, the palace was stopped after 3 floors were built since the Maharana passed away in 1884. Located on a hill top, the Monsoon Palace allows for a great view of the lakes of Udaipur and also the city itself. Named after Maharana Sajjan Singh, the Monsoon Palace is also known as Sajjan Garh Palace. Posted at the top of a hill, the Monsoon Palace was originally built to overlook Maharana Sajjan Singh’s hometown, Chittorgarh.
The Monsoon Palace, also known as the Sajjan Garh Palace, is a hilltop palatial residence in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan in India, overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake. It is named Sajjangarh after Maharana Sajjan Singh (1874–1884) of the Mewar Dynasty, who built it in 1884. The palace offers a panoramic view of the city’s lakes, palaces and surrounding countryside. It was built chiefly to watch the monsoon clouds; hence, appropriately, it is popularly known as Monsoon Palace. It is said that the Maharana built it at the top of the hill to get a view of his ancestral home, Chittaurgarh. Previously owned by the Mewar royal family, it is now under the control of the Forest Department of the Government of Rajasthan and has recently been opened to the public. The palace provides a beautiful view of the sunset.
Time To Visit :- 8 AM To 6 PM
Entry Fee Rs. 10 for Indians Rs. / 80 for Foreigners Rs. / 20 per person for Video Camera
Best Time to Visit
As the name suggests, Monsoon palace is best visited during the monsoon to fully capture its magnificence. It would be a good idea to avoid visiting Monsoon palace during summer time as the temperatures can rise up to 40 degree celsius. Winters are a good time to visit too but you may miss the reason as to why the palace earned this pseudonym.
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