Places to Visit in Udaipur, Tourist Destination Sightseeing
Other tourist destination to see are Raj Sahiya Academy, Maharana Pratap Memorial Gallery, Gulab Bagh Gallery, Ahar Museum, Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum and City Palace Museum.
On the periphery of great Indian Desert State of Rajasthan is the city of Lakes-Udaipur. Founded in 1599 by Maharaja Udai Singh,son of the legendary Maharana Pratap od Mewar, this ‘Venice of the east’ is a jewel tucked away in the Aravalli hills.Its palace and forts, interestingly markets put Udaipur on the “must see’ map of tourist to India.Its palaces in the lakes have been the location for honeymooners. Udaipur’s palaces speak of a by-gone age when chivalry was above life and royalty and culture flowered.
Tourist Places to Visit in Udaipur : –
Built in 1725.The east terrace affords a panoramic view of the city.
Within the four walls are mosaic of peacocks, exquisite mirror work and exotic paintings. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
It is a romantic palace, built for the queens by Maharaja Karan around 1620 AD. Possessive of their womenfolk, the kings had it built as an impregnable fortress without even a window.
The Mahal has a ‘Rang Bhawan’ near the entrance. There are three shrines-two dedicated to Lord Krishna and one to her worshipper Meera. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
The Palace, as the name implies, is amidst a lake Pichola.From the banks, the palace is 800 feet and is on an area of four acres. It is built in marble and granite and was raised by Maharana Jagat singh II in 1746. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
The lake is fringed by hills, embarkments, bathing ghats, shrines and palaces on its western and southern periphery. It is the southern lake of sheer magnificence with a palace in its middle. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
Saheliyon Ki Bari
On the eastern banks of lake Fateh Sagar is Sahelion Ki Bari the garden for the maids of the queen- built by MAharana Sangram Singh in the mid 18th century. The spectacular garden has four pools ornate with dedicatedly chiseled kiosks and elephants in marble. Surrounded by beautiful founatin,the garden has a lotus pool, a sitting room decorated with paintings and glass mosaic.
Maharana Pratap Memorial
Moti Magri Hill striking the Fateh Sagar Lake has been developed as a memorial to this bravest son of the India,Maharana Pratap who had to face the mighty Mughal Emperor Akbar.
On an elevated platform is an imposing statue of the Maharana in bronze alloy astride his favourite horse-‘Chetak’
Lake Fateh Sagar
The lake is artificial and was dug by Maharana Jai Singh in 1678 and re-constructed by Maharana Fateh Singh.
THe dam of lake is 2,800 feet long and its maximum depth is 35 feet. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
There is an island in addition to the Lake Palace in Lake Pichola, marked by a three-storey tower topped by a dome. The structure is made of yellow sandstone marble slabs and coloured stones. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
The shrine, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651.Approachable by a broad flight of steps, the shrine is on a rectangular platform 7.6 metres rising to a height of 24 metres. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
Monsoon Palace Also Known as Sajjan Garh Palace
Monsoon Palace or Sajjangarh Palace is a hilltop palace located at Bansdara Mountain peak at about 944 mtr above sea level. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
MUSEUM & ART GALLERIES
City Palace Museum
A major portion of the city place is a museum of archaeology and history. It is in top of the list of tourist places to visit in Udaipur.
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum
The centre is world famous for preservation of folk and tribal art objects. The museum stages folk puppet shows in an adjacent open air theatre.
The museum is situated within the fast crumbling ruins of the ancient township of Ahar.
Gulab Bagh Gallery
Located within a rose garden laid out by Maharana Sajjan singh, It has a library with a rich collection of rare books and manuscripts.
Maharana Pratap Memorial Gallery
A warrior’s gallery of statue drawn from Indian history.
Raj Sahiya Academy
The academy maintains latest in local and folk literature.
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