Weekend Gateways - Udaipur Palace
Udaipur, the fascinating City of Sunrise established around the year 1567 AD is picturesquely situated at the foothills of Aravalli near the banks of Lake Pichola Magnificent capital of the erstwhile Mewar, Tourist attractions in Udaipur marks a dent in the tourism map of Rajasthan. Travel Guide India
Tourist Spot in Udaipur:
* City Palace: City Palace built in 1567 AD on the banks of Lake Pichola. Within the City Palace there are four important palaces while there are many minor palaces too. The major tourist attractions in the palace complex are the Mor Chowk or the Peacock Courtyard, Tripolia Gate, Rai Angaan or the Royal Courtyard Located on the Jag Niwas Island.
* The Lake Palace: The Lake Palace sits pretty in the midst of the Pichola Lake. It is a magnificent edifice built in 1743 by Maharana Jagat Singh for a royal summer retreat. Lake Palace tours will take you to the fascinating Lake Palace aloft the beautiful Pichola Lake with the dark Aravallis in the backdrop.
* Monsoon Palace: Also known as the Sajjan Garh is located on a hill top and offers a beautiful view of the Lake. The panoramic view of the city from the Monsoon Palace, built in the late 19th century by Maharana Sajjan Singh for the purpose of vigilance and observation provides you with the picture of the cityscape complete with lakes and rivers and the beautiful Aravali Range.
* Moti Magri is a tourist spot in Udaipur where an imposing statue of Maharana Pratap on Chetak, his favorite horses takes you back to the glorious days of the Rajputs and reminds you of his bravery. The fascinating ‘Saheliyon ki Bari’ or the ‘Garden of Royal Maids’ was built by Maharana Sangram Singh II.
Other Tourist Attractions in Udaipur:
Ahar, Krishna Vilas, Lake Fateh Sagar,Sajjan Niwas and Gulab Bagh, Machchalaya Magra, Doodh Talai, Jag Mandir, and the Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum, Jai Samand Lake, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake.
Tourist Places Near Udaipur:
Eklingji, Ranakpur, Nagda, Nathdwara, Kankroli, Rajsamand Lake, Jagat, Jaisamand Lake, Kumbhalgarh Fort.
Hotels in Udaipur:
* Grand Heritage Hotels:
Hotel Shiv Niwas Palace, Hotel Fateh Prakash Palace, Devi Garh Palace, Laxmi Vilas Palace.
* Heritage Hotels
Rangniwas Palace, Jagat Niwas Palace, Lake Pichola, Amet Ki Haveli, Jaiwana Haveli, Udai Kothi