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Rajsamand Lake in Rajasthan

Rajsamand Lake in Rajasthan

Location: Rajsamand, Rajasthan
Total Area: 196 Sq.km.
Type: Fresh Water Lake
Established in: 1662

Something About Rajsamand Lake

Rajsamand lake in Rajsamand District of Rajasthan
Photo by Koustave, CC BY-SA 4.0

Rajsamand lake is located in the Raj Samand district of Rajasthan, India. It was built in 1662 A.D. by the king of Udaipur Maharaja Raj Singh. Lake is covering a total area of 196 sq.km and it is 6.5km long and 3 km broad. Today, the lake is being used for irrigation and it is fed by the Banas feeder canal.

It is famous for one of the longest literary works ever inscribed on stone. In nine marble pavilions from which the embarkment gets its name of Navchowki. Those are 25 marble slabs containing 1017 verses written in Sanskrit describing the early history of Mewar.

Best Places to Visit Near Rajsamand Lake

Pichola Lake

Pichola lake is the oldest lake in Udaipur district. There are so many places to visit near Pichola lake. It is only 66 km away from Rajsamand lake of Raj Samand district in Rajasthan.

Chetak Smarak, Haldighati

Chetak Smarak is a grave of a famous horse of Maharana Pratap. The horse Chetak was a martyr in the Haldighati war between the Mughal emperor Akbar and Maharana Pratap. It is about  34 km away from Rajsamand lake in Udaipur district.

Kumbhalgarh Fort

This fort is a World Heritage site, it has the world’s 2nd largest wall after the great wall of China. Fort is surrounded by Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary and it was built in the 15th century by Maharaja Rana Kumbha.

How to Reach Rajsamand Lake

By Airway

The nearest airport to reach Rajsamand lake is Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur. This lake is about 65 km away from Udaipur airport.

By Railway

Udaipur Railway station is the closest railways station to reach Rajsamand Lake and It is only 60 km away from the Railway station.

By Roadway

Rajsamand District is well connected by national highways and states too. Lake is located near NH-58 & RJ SH-12. The bus services are always available from every major city in Rajasthan.

Distance B/T Major Cities to Rajsamand Lake

Major Cities

Distance in KMs

Jaipur

337 Km

Udaipur

63 Km

Jodhpur

191 Km

Ajmer

205 Km

Chittorgarh

110 Km

Kota

253 Km

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