Udaipur City in Rajasthan: Tradition Meets Wonderful Beauty

Udaipur City in Rajasthan is also called “The City of Lakes”.  It is India’s one of the best romantic cities. It is Located between glassy water of its popular Lakes and Arvalli Hills.

The City is largest in state Rajasthan. It creates ancient town vibe. This City is popular among artist and literary enthusiast. This City has gentle hills, marble palaces, narrow winding streets, fountains and pavilions.

Top Places to visit in Udaipur City in Rajasthan

1.Udaipur City Palace

This Palace is located on the banks of Pichola. It is reflection of Mewar Ruling Family. It has amazing mirror-work, unique paintings, murals, antique furniture and marble work. The palace has different sections of Villas and Palaces like Amar Vilas, Krishna Vilas, Manak Mahal and Moti Mahal. You should attend Mewar Light and Sound Show in the evening here.

  • Timings: 09:30 am to 05:30 pm (All Days)
  • Entry Fee: Rs. 30 for Adults and Rs. 15 for Children

2. Lake Palace

This Lake Palace is operated by Taj Group. It Offers awesome views of the Arvalli Hills. It is near 4 km long man-made Pichola Lake. This Palace has amazing beauty and view. It is one of the best romantic locations in Udaipur. Maharaja Jagat Singh II built this amazing Palace. It has attractive sculpted marble and moldings.You can do Boat ride also from Rameshwar Ghat to the City Palace here.

  • Timings: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm (All Days)
  • Entry Fee: None
  • BoatRideFee:
    Rs. 200 per head for Children


This is also situated at Lake Pichola. This made in 17th Century. It is also romantic destination. Jagmandir has attractive splendor and tranquility. It has sections like Garden Courtyard, Gul Mahal, Darikhana, Bara Patharon ka Mahal, Kunwar Pada ka Mahal and Zenana Mahal. You can visit here during Boat riding.

  • Timings: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm (All Days)
  • Entry Fee: None

4.Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple is Indo-Aryan dedicated to Maharana Jagat Singh. There is attractive black stone diety of Lord Vishnu and other shrines for Sun God, Lord Ganesha, Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. In the evening sunset Aarti is amazing here.

  • Timings: 05:00 am – 02:30 pm and 04:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Everyday)
  • Entry Fee: None

5. Saheliyon ki Bari

It is also called Garden of the Maidens. In early years of 18th Century Maharana Sangram singh has built this garden. Many attractive things here like Pretty women dancing, Singing and beautiful marble elephants, fountains a Lotus Pool and kiosks bear ample testimony.

  • Timings: 9:00 am – 07:00 pm (Everyday)
  • Entry Fee: Rs. 5 per person

6. Sajjangarh Palace

It is also called The Monsoon Palace. And Located on a hilltop. It offers wonderful views of Fateh Sagar Lake and wildlife Sanctury. Sajjangarh Palace made only for entertainment purpose to enjoy monsoon clouds. It is built by Maharaja Sajjan Singh in 1884. 

  • Timings: 8:00 am to 06:00 pm (Everyday)
  • Entry Fee: Rs. 10 for Indians, Rs. 80 for foreign nationals.

7. Fateh Sagar Lake

It is also called “The Second Kashmir”. It is man-made amazing natural view, clean  place. Fateh Sagar Lake has 4 wonderful islands. You can visit by boat.

  • Timings: 8:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Entry Fee: None
  • BoatRideFee:
    Rs 200 – Rs 400 per person for Speed Boat Ride

8.Lake Pichola

This Lake made in 1362 AD by Banjara tribesman. Lake Pichola’s length is 4 km and width is 3 km. There is many things around Lake like Palaces, Temples, Ghats, Chabutras, Royal quarters and many islands. You can take boat from the City Palace to the Arsi Vilas Island to explore bird sanctuary.

  • Timings: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Entry Fee: None
  • Boat Ride Fee:
    Rs 400 per person for Adults
    Rs 200 per person for Children

9. Udaisagar Lake

This Lake is made by Maharana Udai Singh in 1565. It is one of the 5 popular lakes. It built across Berach River. This River supply water to City. You can enjoy trough Boat Ride or Camel ride and wonderful sunset and natural view here.

  • Timings: All round the day
  • Entry Fee: None

10. Jaisamand Lake

This Lake is also called “Dhebar Lake”. It is the largest artificial lake in the World. And popular by Marble Dam  made by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1685. There is attractive marble statues and Chatris. You can also enjoy wildlife sanctuary and birds here.

  • Timings: All round the day
  • Entry Fee: None
  • Boat Ride Fee: Rs 30 – Rs 80 per person

11. Rajsamand Lake

This Lake is 17th century  lake. Maharanas were performed tuladan. There are attractive 5 toranas to visit. And another attractive Vaishnava temple for tourists to visit.

  • Timings: All round the day
  • Entry Fee: None

12. Jiyan Sagar Lake

This Lake is also called Badi ka Talab. It is another attractive and Peaceful place in Rajasthani Architecture. It was made in feminine era. The lake name was after Maharana Raj Singh’s mother Jana Devi.

  • Timings: 08:00 am to 06:30 pm
  • Entry Fee: None
  • Boat Ride Fee:
    Rs. 30 per head for Regular boat
    Rs. 200 per head for Motor boat
    Rs. 400 per head for Speed Boat

13. Doodh Talai

One of the most charming Udaipur tourist places, Doodh Talai is a lake very close to Lake Pichola. Even though it is just a small pond, Doodh Talai (literally meaning, ‘Milk Pond’) attracts visitors to its two parks that lie on adjacent hillocks. The Manikya Lal Verma Garden is a municipal park that affords beautiful views of the Lake Pichola and houses the Karni Mata Temple that also attracts many visitors. Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park is the other public park hemmed to Doodh Talai and attracts visitors to its musical fountain – a first in Rajasthan.

This Lake is near to Lake Pichola. Doodh Talai meaning is “Milk Pond”. It has two attractive parks : The Manikya Lal Verma Garden and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhya Park.   

  • Timings: 08:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Entry Fee: Rs. 10 per person

14. Maharana Pratap Memorial

This place is popular for Maharana Pratap and his beloved horse Chetak’s wonderful and creative statue. It is located at right at the top of the Moti Magri. It is believed that horse saved his master’s(warrior king ) life in the epic battle of Haldighati. A Japanese garden and old fort in Udaipur is nearest place to visit.

  • Timings: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Entry Fee:
    Rs. 20 per person for Adults
    Rs. 10 per person for Children

15. Vintage Car Museum

It is imperative that you see the historic & Classic Car Collection, a museum showcasing historic cars, if this is your first time visiting the City of Lakes. The museum, which used to be housed in the Mewar State Motor Garage, features opulent antique vehicles such as a 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II that was later modified to serve as a pick-up truck for royal hunts and another 1934 Rolls-Royce that was used to transport the whole Mewar royal cricket team. A Ford Model A, a number of Mercedes-Benzes, Cadillacs, Buicks, and numerous other vehicles are also visible. The royal Shell petrol pump, which is still operational, is one of the museum’s highlights!

  • Timings: 09:00 am to 09:00 pm
  • Entry Fee:
    Rs. 250 per person for Adults
    Rs. 150 per person for Children

Restaurants of Udaipur

Fine DiningLocal CuisineModerately PricedCheap EatsDelivery AvailableOutdoor Seating
Darikhana RestaurantSkyfall RooftopRestaurant HarigarhCafe La ComidaSeason’s Cafeskyfall rooftop
OasisMyra by RamadaSABOR world cuisineGrasswood cafe lake viewKotra Haveli RooftopOasis
Ark RestaurantRaaj baghJaajam restaurantYummy YogaHelloboho lake side cafeMyra by Ramada
Restaurants at Udaipur

Best Markets for shopping at Udaipur City in Rajasthan

  • Bapu Bazar, Nada Khada
  • Bada Bazar, Old City, Bohrwadi
  • Hathipole, City Palace
  • Chetak Circle, Fateh Sagar Lake
  • Maldas Street, Old City, Bohrwadi
  • Shilpgram, Havala Village
  • City Palace Street, City Palace
  • Jagdish Temple Street, City Palace
  • Ghanta Ghar, City Palace

Best Time to visit Udaipur

September to March is ideal time to visit Udaipur city in Rajasthan. Because November to February is chilly weather and March to June is very hot.

How many days need to explore Udaipur ?

You need 2-3 days to explore Udaipur city in Rajasthan.

Why Udaipur is called White City?

Because City has Glassy looking amazing Lakes and Marble Architectures.

Famous Sweet dishes of Udaipur

  • Mal pua
  • Diljani
  • Malai Ghewar
  • Moong Dal Halwa
  • Mawa Kachori
  • Sangam Barfi

If you want guide, vehicle, Restaurants details to explore Udaipur, You can visit this website: Tripadvisor

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