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  Hotel Pichola Haveli
Hotel Amet Ki  Haveli
Rangniwas  Palace
Hotel India International
Hotel Vishnupriya
 
 
   
  Jaisingh Garh
Udaigarh
Madri Haveli
Karohi haveli
Shilpi Resort
Radisson Plaza Resort
Paras Mahal
Hotel Sarovar
Shikarbadi
The Royal Retreat
Rajputana Resorts
Rajdarshan
Hotel Devra

 
 
   
  Fateh Prakash Palace
Shiv Niwas Palace
Taj Lake Palace
Udaivilas Palace
The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace
 
     
   
  Sardargarh Heritage
Devigarh Palace
Jai Samand Island Resort
 
 

 

 
     
   

 

UDAIPUR

 

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Udaipur is well known for its beautiful lakes and the unique serene location, you'll never find such exotic place anywhere else. Every year thousands of tourist all across the globe came here to witness the beauty of this romantic city. The city is declared as a heritage city and ideal for a traveller looking for both fun and information.
 

 

HOW TO REACH
Udaipur is well Connected to by air, rails and roads.

By Air  - Daily flights are available from New Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur by Jet Airways and Indian Airlines.

By Rail  - Udaipur is now directly connected to New Delhi by the Nijjamudin Mewar Express.

WHEN TO GO
The best time to visit Udaipur is just after the monsoon to the winters. Periodically from September to March is the ideal time to get most of it.

WHAT TO SEE

 

Udaipur is full of surprises and amazing destinations, If you have time then you can explore more and get the best of it. The Major Attractions are City Palace Museum, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Moti Magri, Ganghaur Ghat, The old city, Sukhadiya Circle, Sahiliyoon ki Bari, Sajjangarh - "The Monsoon Palace", Ahar ruins. The excursions includes Ekling Ji Temple, Nathdwara Temple, Ranakpur Temple, Chittorgarh Fort.
 

The City Palace - A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenallated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. The main entrance is through the triple arched gate, the "Tripolia" with eight marble porticos. The maharanas were weighed under the gate in gold, the euivalent amount of which was distributed among the populace.

 


 

Crystal Gallery - It is situated in the Fateh Prakash Palace is a breath taking collection of crystals. Maharana Sajjan Singh mainly ordered these crystals from F & C Osler England. But he could not see the crystals because of his untimely death. The crystal item includes tables, sofa sets, dinning table, dressers, fountains and even beds besides a whole array of washing bowls, decanters and perfume bottles.
 


 

Jag Mandir - This is the other island palace in Lake Pichola, which was constructed by Maharana Karan Singh as a hideout for Prince Khurram the estranged son of Emperor Jehangir the implacable foe of the Maharana. The reason for the aid was that the prince was the son of a Rajput mother. It is also said that Shah Jahan [prince Khurram] derived some of these ideas for the Taj Mahal from this palace when he stayed there in 1623-24. The island has some striking carving including a row of elephants that looks as though they are guarding the island. The exquisitely carved chhatri in grey and blue stone is another example.
 


 

Jagdesh Temple - Built by Maharana Jagat Singh I in 1651 the temple enshrines a black stone image of Lard Vishnu. There is a brass image of Garuda the Lord bird carrier. The exterior and the plinth are covered with base relief of alligators; elephants, horsemen and celestial musicians rise in tiers. Chanting, bells and music can be heard throughout the day. It is the largest and most splendid temple of Udaipur.

 


 

Saheliyoon ki Bari - This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiselled kiosks and marble elephants.On the eve of his departure from Mewar, Col.Tod had shifted to it so as to have some needed solitude. Much later, a thoughtful had located a library in it !
 


 

Sajjan garh - The Monsson Palace - Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary is situated 5kms in the West of tourist city Udaipur, which surrounds the Sajjangarh Palace overlooking Udaipur City. From the palace, one can have a magnificent view of lakes of Udaipur and Aravalli hill ranges. The view of Sunrise and Sunset attracts every visitor atop of Bansdara hill.
Safari Park was created and wild animals like Chital, Sambar, Wild Boar, and Blue Bull were reintroduced. Animals like Panther, Hyena, Hare and Jackal has reappeared apart from variety of reptiles and birds. The wall extended further and now the entire hillock has been fenced, improving the vegetal cover of the sanctuary area.
 


 

Shilp Gram - The Craft Village - Literally meaning a "Craftsmen's Village" is a living ethnographic museum depicting the enormous diversities in craft, art & culture between various Indian states, but the exquisite terracotta work mainly in dark red and dark brown sand material along with the wooden carvings are the forte of this ethnic village . Shilpgram comprises 26 huts set in 70 acres of natural surroundings at the foot of the Aravali Hills.A colourful craft festival during winter seasons to the whole set up induces viatanity and zeal.
 


 

Fateh Sagar Lake - This delightful lake, bordered by hills and woodland was constructed by Maharana jai Singh to the north of Lake Pichola. It is an artificial lake dug up in 1678, reconstructed by Maharana Fateh Singh A canal links the two, via Swaroop Sagar and Rang Sagar Lakes. The beautiful Nehru Island as well as an islet bearing a solar observatory rises from the lake.
 


 

Ghanghaur Ghat - Bagore ki Haveli - This is a very congenial old building built right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. Amir Chand Badwa, the Prime Minister of Mewar built it in the eighteenth century. The palace has over hundred rooms and some very interesting display of costumes and modern art. The glass and mirror in the interiors of the Haveli delicate work and well preserved too. It also preserves a fine example of Mewar Painting on the walls of Queen's Chamber. The two peacocks made from small pieces of colored glasses are fine examples of glasswork. After the death Badwa the building became the property of Mewar State.
 

The Vintage Car Collection - The collection within the grounds of the Garden Hotel comprises a variety of classic and interestingly rare transportation vehicles; some stately and vintage like Cadalec, Chevalate, Morais etc., while the others are sleek and fast .The Maharanas of Udaipur once possessed and used these regal splendours of automobiles as their luxuries but most of the other models are gradually being added to the collection ,since it provides a unique aristocratic safari for the exclusive guests
 

WHERE TO EAT
There are so many good restaurants in Udaipur, suitable for all pockets. Our recommended must visit restaurants are Ambrahi, Sunset & the GalleryRestaurant at Fateh Prakash.

WHERE TO STAY 
Udaipur has lot of choices when it comes accommodation. You can find here hotels from budget class to seven star resort.

 



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