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Udaipur Tourist Attractions

Lake Pichola in Udaipur, RajasthanAmongst the numerous tourist attractions of Udaipur, the more prominent ones are:

Lake Palace
Built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1743, Lake Palace is situated on the Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Lake Pichola. It was constructed to serve as a summer palace for the royalty and covers an area of 1.5 hectare. Textiles and handicrafts used in ethnic themes all over the palace make it a mesmerizing sight. Presently, the palace has been converted into a five star hotel.

City Palace
A fusion of Medieval European and Chinese architecture, the City Palace was built by Maharaja Udai Singh. This marble monument is situated on the eastern banks of Lake Pichola. Numerous balconies, towers and cupolas of the palace provide a marvelous view of the lake and the city below. A triple arched gate called Tripolia, built in 1725, provides the entry to the palace.

Lake Pichola
Udaipur, Rajasthan sightseeing tour is incomplete without a visit to this lake. An artificial lake, Lake Pichola was constructed by Maharana Udai Singh II after he founded the city of Udaipur. The lake is 4 km long and 3 km wide and encloses the Jag Niwas Island and the Jag Mandir. One of the most scenic spots of Udaipur, Lake Pichola also houses the City Palace on its eastern banks.

Jag Mandir
Built by Maharana Karan Singh, Jag Mandir was meant to serve as a hideout for Prince Khurram, the estranged son of Emperor Jehangir. Located on the other island palace in Lake Pichola, the palace has some exquisite carvings. The examples of carvings include a row of carved elephants guarding the island, grey and blue stone carved chhatri, etc.

Jag Mandir in RajasthanFateh Sagar Lake
Built by Maharana jai Singh in 1678, Fateh Sagar Lake lies to the north of Lake Pichola. Maharana Fateh Singh reconstructed it later. The attractions of the lake include the beautiful Nehru Island as well as an islet housing a solar observatory.

Sahelion Ki Bari
Sahelion ki Bari, the garden of maidens, was built by Maharana Sangram Singh in the mid 18th century. Pools with elegant kiosks, flowerbeds, lawns, pools, fountains, along with an array of trees make this garden eye-catching. There is also a sitting room decorated with paintings and glass mosaics in the garden.

Jagdish Mandir
Maharana Jagat Singh I built the Jagdish temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, in 1651. It houses an image of Lord Vishnu in black stone, along with a brass image of Garuda, his carrier. Covering the exterior and the plinth are base relief of alligators, elephants, horsemen and celestial musicians, rising in rows. It is the largest temple in Udaipur.

Bagore ki Haveli
One of the places to see in Udaipur is the Bagore ki Haveli. Amir Chand Badwa, the Prime Minister of Mewar built this palace on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. An eighteenth century monument, it has on display an array of costumes and modern art. Delicate and exquisite glass and mirror work adorn the interiors of the Haveli. After the death of Badwa, Maharana Shakti Singh of Bagore occupied the building. It was then that the palace acquired the name of Bagore-ki-haveli (the house of Bagore).

Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir is a museum exhibiting a collection of folk arts, consisting of folk outfits, curios, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and beautiful paintings, etc.





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