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Udaipur City In Rajasthan

Udaipur City in Rajasthan

Location: Udaipur District, Rajasthan
Founded By: Maharana Udai Singh II
Founded In: 15th Century
Nick Name: City of Lakes
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Information About Udaipur City

Udaipur city is a district administrator of the Udaipur District in Rajasthan State, India. The city is also known as the Lake city of Rajasthan and it was founded by Udai Singh II. Udaipur is a very beautiful city and you can enjoy it here. It was ruled by Bhils, Sisodia, & Rajput rulers.

Places to Visit in Udaipur City in Rajasthan

Pichola Lake

Pichola Lake in Udaipur City Rajasthan
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Lake Pichola is a freshwater lake in Udaipur city of Rajasthan. It was built by Banjara in the 13th century near Picholi village in the Mewar region. Another interesting thing is it has 4 beautiful islands are Jag Mandir, Jag Niwas, Mohan Mandir, & Arsi Vilas.

Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake in Udaipur
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Fateh Sagar Lake is another artificial lake built in the 16th century by Maharana Jai Singh. But it was reconstructed by Maharana Fateh Singh in the 18th century and changed the name of this lake. This lake is about 54 Sq. Km in the area and located near the Pichola Lake of Udaipur.

Doodh Talai Lake

Doodh Talai Pond at Udaipur city in Rajasthan
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The Doodh Talai is one of the most beautiful ponds in Udaipur city. It is also known as Manikya Laa Verma Garden of Udaipur. This beautiful pond was built in the late 19th century by the Municipal Council of Udaipur. Dudh Talai Pond is located near Pichola Lake & Karni Mata Mandir.

Badi Lake, Udaipur

Badi Lake or Talab of Udaipur city in Rajasthan
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Badi Lake is located on the outskirt of Udaipur city near Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary. This place is the first choice for hikers when they’re exploring Rajasthan. It is situated about 14 km from the main Udaipur city. This lake is covered by about 150 area and it is the best place for nature lovers in Udaipur.

Swaroop Sagar Lake

Swaroop sagar in udaipur city
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This Lake is a part of the Pichola Lake. Swaroop Sagar Lake is once known as Kumharia Talab till the death of Maharana Swarup Singh. In 1857, the lake known as Swaroop Sagar Lake.

Goverdhan Sagar Lake

Ship At Goverdhan Sagar Lake in Udaipur city of Rajasthan
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Goverdhan Sagar Lake is located 5 km from the Udaipur Railway Station. It has a ship-shaped palace called Panna Palace. This is the best place for a picnic with your family & friends.

Udai Sagar Lake

Udai Sagar Lake Side Walking Place
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Full Article: Udai Sagar Lake
Udai Sagar Lake was built in the mid-15th century by Maharana Udai Singh. There is also a Udai Sagar Dam on the Berach River. This dam also built by Udai Singh Ji to give water to his kingdom. He was a great ruler in the history of the Rajasthan State.

Ambrai Ghat

Night View of Ambrai Ghat in Udaipur
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This is one of the most famous places in Udaipur city. Ambrai Ghat is the main gate or ghat of Pichola lake located in the main city of Udaipur. It is situated with so many royal palaces with restaurants. You can spend your quality time here with your partners.

Gangaur Ghat

Gangore Ghat in Udaipur city
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Gangaur Ghat is another important gate of Pichola Lake in Udaipur. This is mainly used for the celebration of the Gangaur Culture Festival. It is the home of Bagore ki haveli & Jagdish Temple Chowk.

Jag Mandir Lake Palace

View of Jag Mandir in Lake Pichola, Udaipur
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The Lake Garden Palace of Udaipur is located in Pichola Lake. This palace built by Maharana Karan Singh in the 15th century. It was built with the help of 3 clans are Maharanas, Sisodia Rajputs, & Mewar rulers.

City Palace of Udaipur

The City Palace near Udai Sagar Lake in Udaipur
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Maharana Udai Singh 2nd was built this beautiful palace of Udaipur in the 15th century as a Residential area of the Royal family. Now, the City Palace of Udaipur managed by Maharaja Arvind Singh Mewar. It is divided into 16 palaces in this city palace.

Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace

Front View of Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace in Udaipur
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Sajjangarh Palace also known as the Monsoon Palace of Udaipur city. This palace built by Maharana Sajjan Singh Ji in the 18th century. It is located on the top of Aravalli hills on the outskirt of Udaipur city.

Saheliyon Ki Bari

Saheliyon ki Bari Near Udai Sagar Lake Udaipur
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This beautiful garden is located 1 km from the Fateh Sagar Lake in Udaipur city. Saheliyon Ki Bari also known as the Garden of the Maidens. It has many fountains, marble statues, with lotus pool and it also has a small museum.

Jagdish Temple

Front View of Jagdish Temple in Udaipur
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Maharana Jagat Singh of Udaipur built this Jagdish Temple in the 16th century. Once, it is known as Jagannath Rai Temple, and now it is known as Jagdish Mandir. This 2-story temple mainly built for royal religious occasions.

Moti Magri

Maharana Pratap Statue in Moti Magri
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Moti Magri is a big garden with a big museum, palaces, temples, & Maharana Pratap Singh Smarak Samiti. This is a must-visit place when you’re in Udaipur city. It is located near Fateh Sagar lake & Circuit house of Udaipur.

Ahar Museum

View of Ahar Cenotaphs Museum in Udaipur
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Ahar Museum also known as the Ahar Group of Cenotaphs in Udaipur city. This place has more than 250 cenotaphs of the members of the Royal family. It is located 5 km from the Udaipur Railway Station & 18 km from the airport.

Shilpgram, Udaipur

Local Dance in Shilpgram Village, Udaipur
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This is my personal favorite cultural place in Udaipur city. It’ll show you everything about Udaipur culture. MS LeatherCraft Shilpgram has located 10 km from the Udaipur Railway station near Fateh Sagar Lake.

Sajjangarh Biological Park

Deer at sajjan garh wildlife sanctuary
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Full Article: Sajjangarh Biological Park
It was a hunting ground for the royal family of Udaipur State in Rajasthan. This Biological Park is located near Sajjangarh Monsson Palace in Udaipur. It built by Maharana Sajjan Singh Ji of Udaipur in the 18th century.

How to Reach Udaipur City in Rajasthan

By Airway

Maharana Pratap Airport is the nearest airport to reach Udaipur city and it is situated 20 km from the city. You have only one international option is Jaipur International Airport and it is 399 km from the Udaipur city.

By Railway

Udaipur Railway Station (UDZ) is the closest station to reach Udaipur and it is located in the center of the lake city. Another option is Rana Pratap Nagar Railway Station (RPZ) and it is only 2 km from the Udaipur city.

By Roadway

Udaipur city is located on National Highway No. 27, 48, 76A & Raj. State Highway No. 32. You can reach here by bus, taxi, & rental car or bike and these transports are easily available from every major city in Rajasthan.

Distance Between Rajasthan Cities to Udaipur City

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