Venice of the East, Udaipur is the city of lakes and is located around the azure water lakes and surrounded by the lush green Aravalli. There are many places that you can visit here in Udaipur and you will actually not get bored any time in the whole trip. The culture and traditions of India can be seen here in this city. You can actually experience the best and the most beautiful sights that can make you feel so grounded.
Udaipur was established in the year 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II, which was then the capital of Mewar Kingdom. It is located in the circular Girwa Valley which is in the southwest of Nagda, the first capital of Mewar. Hence, here are some of the great places that you can visit in the city of lakes of India that is Udaipur –
City Palace of Udaipur
The palace that towers over Lake Pichola, the City Palace is a lovely place to go for. The balconies, towers, and cupolas are the best things you can find in the city palace. This palace actually has some real and beautiful things to look for in the palace, and the major thing to look for in the palace is the museum displaying artifacts. Also, you will find the audio guides and also you will find the tour guides as well if you want. With a lot of interesting history, you can visit this place as the first place to visit in the city.
Saheliyon Ki Bari
The beautiful place to visit in the north of Udaipur, Saheliyon ki Bari was built by Sangram Singh. If we talk about the reason why he built this beautiful garden, he made this for his wife and her friends. This place is located near Fateh Sagar Lake and also its lush green lawns and marble art as well. The fountain in the center of the garden elevates the beauty of the garden and also, this is the reason why it is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Udaipur.
Vintage Car Museum
Do you love vintage and antique cars? If yes, this is the perfect place for you to visit. While we are in Udaipur we cannot definitely miss out on this place. This Vintage car museum is something else if you are in love with vintage and heritage cars. You can actually explore the beauty of antique cars and these automobile beauties are just wondering if you are visiting Udaipur for the first time. This museum was inaugurated in the year 2000 and the place is only known for its perfect vintage cars.
One of the most magnificent things you will notice in Udaipur is Lake Pichola. The setting of the lake is just so movie-like and the environment is just so great that you will be mesmerized by it. The lake has four islands that are Jag Mandir, Jag Niwas, Mohan Mandir, and Arsi Niwas as well. You can take the boat to cruise around the lake and of course, you will actually love the vibe of the lake. Traveling through this lake can be one of the most relaxing things you can do in the whole Udaipur trip.
Shri Ekling Ji Temple
Shri Ekling Ji temple is the complex located in Udaipur, which is known as Kailashpuri. Basically, the Hindu Lord Shiva is enthroned here with the name of Ekling Ji. It is one of the most famous places to visit in Udaipur and you will actually love the place and the vibe of the place as well. The place is actually 22km from the main Udaipur City. There is the story around this temple that when Maharana Pratap’s patience and confidence was going down, he visited this temple and his faith was just so much in Lord Shiva that his successors rebuilt the temple in the 15th century. There is a total of 108 complexes of the temples.
Hence, these were some of the great places that you can actually visit in Udaipur if you are visiting for the first time.