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Udaipur - At a glance

Founded in :

1559

Founded By :

Maharana Udai Singh II

State :

Rajasthan

Best Time to Travel :

September to March

Language :

Hindi, English and Rajasthani

Religion :

Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism

Temperature :

Summer : (28.8 o C to 42.3 o C) & Winter (2.5 o C to 28.8 o C)

Climate :

Tropical

Cuisine :

Rajasthani food and Different country foods

How to Reach :-

By Air

It is considered as the most convenient and appropriate way to reach this city. Jaipur is very-well connected with all the major Indian cities Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin and Hyderabad. It has domestic and international terminal for large number of flights to various destinations on regular basis.

By Road

Jaipur is very well connected with all the major Indian cities and has a vast network of roads. To make your ride comfortable and to visit all the tourist attractions in and around Jaipur, you must hire a car rental service.

By Rail

Jaipur is very well connected with all the major cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata and many more. You can reach this place by taking trains from all the major cities of India. Traveling in train is a wonderful experience and will surely make your trip to Jaipur is perfect in all respect.

About Udaipur

A small town which is situated at the border of Rangilla Rajasthan as well as Garvi Gujarat is Udaipur. This beautiful town was founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1568. In the sixteenth century was ruled by Maharan Pratap who is well known for its bravery as well as justice. Maharana Pratap was responsible for the historical as well as memorable developments made in Udaipur.This town is very beautiful as well as considered as romantic city. It is referred to as romantic city for the ambience as well as elegance created through its lovely palaces as well as lakes. City of lakes is another name for Udaipur. Other names given to this place are City of Dawn or City of Rising sun or White City.

Places to visit in Udaipur

The largest Palace of Rajasthan is located at Udaipur which is known as City Palace. This palace is architecturally majestic and comprices of beautiful courtyards, terraces, balconies, pavilions, rooms as well as corridors. The main entrance to this palace is by the triple arched gate referred to as tripolia which has eight marble porticos.

A small patterned garden which is actually known as relaxing spot is Saheliyon-ki-Bari. This is the garden where royal ladies gathered for stroll. There are many fountains at this garden.

An old capital of Sisodias is Ahar which is three kilometers from the city centre which comprises of the extensively rare compilation of antiques which includes iron objects, earthen pots, art items, etc.

In 1651 Maharana Jagat Singh built Jagdish temple as must see attraction. This is a very beautiful temple of Udaipur and also the largest temple of Indo-Aryan. It comprises of black stone statue of Lord Vishnu.

A palace called as Monsoon Palace is Sajjan Garh is built is nineteenth century is a worth visiting attraction of Udaipur. At night this palace looks like a fairy tale. Through this palace ine can experience stunning views of countryside as well as lakes.