|Located around the
shimmering blue water, Udaipur
in Rajasthan is reputed as one
of the most romantic cities in India.
The city was founded in 1567 by Maharana Udai Singh
on the advice of a sage and today it is a hit tourist
destination of Rajasthan among
the tourists from across the world. The palaces
of Udaipur are straight out of
a fairy-tale book, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow
lanes lines withdrawn with stalls, relives the reminisces
of a heroic past, valor and chivalry.
of Interest in Udaipur, Rajasthan
Palace in Udaipur is reputed
as one of the most amazing architectural marvels
in India. The main entrance is through the triple
arched gate, the 'Tripolia' with eight marble porticos.
The majestic palace of Rajasthan is a conglomeration
of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms
and hanging gardens. The museum in the palace displays
ancient paintings and other articulates that date
back to the time of yore.
the shores of Fateh sagar lake
was built a garden for the 48 young girls waiting
to be sent to the royal house as part of Dowry.
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, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.
on top of the Moti Magri or pearl hill, the magnificent
Pratap Memorial overlooks the city.
bronze statue of Maharana Pratap siting a top his
celebrated horse Chetak is the major attraction
of the place.
beautiful lake in Udaipur, overlooked
by a number of hills on the three sides and the
Pratap Memorial on the north was built by Maharana
Fateh Singh. In the middle of the lake is Nehru
Park-a lovely garden island with a boat shaped café
accessible by an enjoyable boat ride. The larger
shape of lake resembles the map of India.