Udaipur: The City Of Lakes And Palaces Tourist Places, Weather, Temperature

Udaipur is a historic and cultural city in the Rajasthan state of India. The tourist places in Udaipur are palaces, artificial lakes, and temples. The best places to visit in Udaipur are Lake Pichola, City palace, Sahelio Ki Bari, Jagdish Temple, Vintage Car Museum, and Fateh Sagar Lake.  The weather during the winter season is cool and pleasant while in summer hot. The best time to visit Udaipur is the winter season from November to February.

Udaipur is popularly known as “The City of Lakes” or  “Venice of the east” or “White City of India”.

Tourist Places in Udaipur

City Palace

City Palace is a complex of royal palaces in the old city of Udaipur, Rajasthan state of India. There are many palaces within the complex. It is the largest palace in Rajasthan. It is located on the bank of Lake Pichola. It was built in flamboyant style in the 16th century. The owner of the palace is Amar Singh Mewar. The palace is the top wedding venue in Udaipur. The wedding cost is 30 to 60 lakhs. The timing of the palace is 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. 

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Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola is an artificial freshwater lake located in Picholi village, Udaipur city of Rajasthan, India. It was built in 1362 by Maharaja of that time Udai Singh. Lake Pichola has an area of 6.96 km square meters, length 4 km, width 3km, and depth 4.32 meters. The attraction at lake Pichola is a boat ride in the lake during the daytime and a 5-star hotel on the bank of the lake. The timing of the Lake Pichola is 9 am to 6 pm. The boat ride timing in Lake Pichola is from 10 am to 5 pm. The 5-star hotel Lake Pichola is at the western bank of Lake Pichola having accommodation, and a restaurant.  The hotel has indo Islamic architecture. This is one of the most romantic places in Udaipur.

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Jagmandir Island Palace

Jagmandir Island Palace is a grand heritage hotel of HRH Group of Hotels in Udaipur city of Rajasthan, India. It is located on the bank of the island in Lake Pichola. It is also known as “Lake Garden Palace”. It is a luxurious 17th-century palace converted into a luxurious hotel. It has a luxurious café, dining restaurant, swimming pool, wellness center, bar, and spa. This hotel is rented for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The wedding cost at the hotel is INR 90 lakhs to 1.5 Crore. The architecture of the palace is Mughal architecture.  The booking of the hotel is available on hotel booking sites like www.TripAdvisor.in, www.hehhotel.com, www.makemytrip.com, www.booking.com, www.agoda.com

Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace

Sajjan Garh Palace is also known as “Monsoon Palace”. It was originally built for gateway during the monsoon. It is a majestic hilltop palace with a scenic view of Fateh Sagar Lake and Udaipur city. It was a resident of Maharana Sajjan Singh.  It is named after the Maharaja Sajjan Singh of the Mewar Dynasty. It was built in 1884. Its architecture is Rajput type. The timing of the Sajjangarh is 9 am to 5 pm. The address of the Sajjan Garh palace is 11 Monsoon Colony, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.  It is worth visiting the place.

Sahelio Ki Bari

Sahelio Ki Bari is a garden and lake located on the bank of Lake Fateh Sagar. The main attraction of the Sahelio Ki Bari is fountains, kiosks, marble elephants, and a lotus pool. The Sahelio Ki Bari was built by Maharana Sajjan Singh for the royal ladies. The work was completed in 1734. The meaning of Sahelio Ki Bari in English is “Garden of Maidens”. It is one of the most astronomical gardens in history. It was laid for groups of 48 maidens. The timing of the Sahelio Ki Bari is 9 am to 7 pm. To enter into the garden entry fee is required. 

Jagdish Temple

Jagdish temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located outside the City Palace in Jaipur of Rajasthan state of India. It is an iconic temple with beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, and painted walls. The temple was built by the Maharaja Jagdish Singh in 1651. Jagdish temple is also known as the Laxminarayan Temple. the timing of the temple is 5.15 pm to 8 pm. No ticket is required for visiting the temple.

Bagore Ki Haveli

Bagore ki Haveli is a haveli in Udaipur located at Gangori Ghat of Rajasthan, India.  it is a folklore museum in Udaipur. The haveli has 100 rooms with well-arranged balconies and a terrace. The Dharohar dance show is the main attraction here. The timing of the Dharohar dance show is  7 pm to 8 pm. The Bagore Ki haveli was built by Amar Chand Badwa the PM of Mewar in18th century. It is an ancient most famous place in Udaipur.

Vintage and Classic Car Museum

Vintage and classic car museum is a museum of most rear old cars used by the royal families of Udaipur. The owner of the vintage car museum is Arvind Singh Mewar. The timing of the museum is 9 am to 5 pm. There is a restaurant service in the museum.

Ekling Ji Temple

Ekling Ji temple is a Hindu temple in Kailash Puri of Rajasthan state located at a distance of 22 km from Udaipur. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that Ekling Ji is the ruling god of Mewar’s princely state of Maharana rules as his Dewan. It was built by Bappa Rawal in the 18th century. The timing of the temple is 4.30 am to 7.30 pm.

Taj Lake Palace

Taj lake palace is a hotel and heritage homestay in Udaipur. Earlier it was the summer palace of the royal dynasty of Mewar. The palace is now converted into a hotel. It is on the western bank of Lake Pichola. It is also known as Jag Niwas.  The owner of the hotel is Arvind Singh Mewar. The architecture of jag Niwas is of the Rajput type.  

Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake in Udaipur of Rajasthan state of India. The lake is named after the Maharaja Fateh Singh of Udaipur of the Mewar dynasty. The lake was built in 1687. Boating on the blue water of the lake is a top tourist attraction at Fateh Sagar Lake. The timing of the Fateh Sagar lake is 8 am to 4.30 pm. The distance of Fateh Sagar lake from Udaipur is 5 km.   

Dungarpur

Dungarpur is a district place in the Udaipur division of Rajasthan. The city is founded by King Dungur Singh. It is named after King Dungrai Bhil. It is famous for its exceptional architecture of the palaces and royal residents with specially designed ‘Jharokhas’ window. The most famous palaces in Dungarpur are Juna Palace and Udai Bilas Palace. The distance of Dungarpur from Udaipur is 119 km

Weather and Temperature of Udaipur

Udaipur experiences three-season of monsoon, winter, and summer. The monsoon season is from July to October. Udaipur has an average of 200 mm rainfall during the monsoon season and the weather is hot.  The winter season in Udaipur is from November to February. The temperature during the winter season ranges between 5 Degrees Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius. During these months the weather is cool and pleasant. The best time to visit Udaipur is the winter season. The summer season is from March to June. The weather during the summer season is extremely hot. The temperature occasionally touches 45 degrees Celsius.

I hope this article will be useful to you for planning a trip to Udaipur

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