The “Venice of the East”, “Lake City”, there are many nicknames that Udaipur is designated with owing to its most regal miscellany of traditions, culture, and history. So if you haven’t already embarked on a royal journey to the White City, here is the list of top 10 places you can visit in Udaipur.
Though the state of Rajasthan is full of several grand palaces none of them surpasses the grandeur of Udaipur’s City Palace. The miscellany of towers, buildings, courtyards, terraces, hanging garden, and more the Palace complex looks like a treasure of architectural gems. From several paintings and murals to glasswork and décor with precious and semi-precious stones, witness the “epitome of opulence”, City Palace while your Udaipur tour.
Of the different tourist attractions of Udaipur, Lake Pichola is a total standout owing to its surreal offerings. The azure waters of this manmade lake appear more glistening with the massive City Palace by its side. The city forms a substantial part of Luxury Golden Triangle tour with Udaipur that lets the traveler enjoy the excursion to three golden triangle cities and Udaipur. Boat ride on Lake Pichola is a significant highlight of the tour program. The heavenly view of the sunset and the ethereal vistas of City Palace while riding the boat are “inexplicably” BEAUTIFUL.
This Indo-Aryan Temple is one of the religiously significant sites that are also famed for its distinguished grandeur. Presiding over the religious site is the spectacular black shrine of Lord Vishnu. The morning and evening aarti is more like a religious celebratory gala that you can attend to make the best of Udaipur Trip.
Nestled amidst the pristine lake Pichola, the 17th-century fort looks like a pearl amidst the water. Bordered by elephant structures from outside, the three-storied marvel resides within several notable wonders like Gul Mahal, Bara Patharon ka Mahal which is a Place of 12 stones, Darikhana, Kunwar Pada Ka Mahal, etc. While your lake Pichola ride, make sure you visit this flamboyant prowess of White City.
Perched upon a hill, the Monsoon Palace is also referred to as “Sajjangarh Fort” and is popular for its sunset view amongst the avid travelers. Built as the monsoon retreat one can enjoy the cultural exploration of the Palace along with the excursion to Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary during the tour to Udaipur.
Saheliyon ki Bari
The luscious garden was specially built for the maids who accompany the queen of Udaipur and is named as “Saheliyon ki Baori” which literally means “a garden for queen’s maid”. In the evening enjoy the stroll along with its verdant greenery which is embellished with blooming trails and flower beds.
Bagore Ki Haweli
Nestled on the Gangaur Ghat, this haveli is one of the many attractive heritage sites of Udaipur. The post feels incomplete without a special mention of the architectural grandeur of the haveli that let your mind travel to the historic yesteryears of Maharajas. Each of the 100 rooms are adorned with glasswork and you can summon your Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour with Udaipur by attending the evening light and sound show.
Ambrai Ghat is no less than a hotspot to capture the most captivating pictures of Udaipur. The beautiful structures of City Palace and Lake Palace form the ideal backdrop for this beautiful ghat. Sunset and sunrise are the ideal time to visit it.
What’s a better place to get acquainted with the culture of the state than this craftsman village? The majestic place is one of the most recognized destinations to immerse the cultural miscellany of rural life of different regions like Rajasthan, Gujarat and more. Moreover, travelers can enjoy riding horses and camels along with cultural performances.
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum
For all the people interested in history, the museum is no less than a paradise showcasing an impressive collection of Rajasthani Culture. From dresses to the jewelry, from musical instruments to the ingenious Rajasthani turban, from puppets to paintings, the museum is no less than an architectural kaleidoscope of the rich culture of the state.