UDAIPUR CITY PALACE
A lot of tourists love visiting this beautiful place as soon as they land in Udaipur city. It is the first landmark that a tourist should visit. The City Palace is located near the banks of Pichola lake. This palace will surely make you observe Rajasthan’s princely grandeur with its structures built for the erstwhile Mewar ruling family. The palace amazes visitors with its exquisite interiors consisting of detailed mirror-work, unique paintings, murals, antique furniture and marble work. The complex in the palace is divided into many magnificent villas and palaces such as Amar Vilas, Bhim Vilas, Krishna Vilas, Manak Mahal and Moti Mahal. There is Mewar Light and Sound Show as well which takes place in the evening.
The Lake palace is iconic and has its beauty and scenic location on the man-made lake Pichola. The palace is operated by the Taj Group and offers scintillating views of the Aravalli Hills. It is considered to be one of the most romantic locations in the entire city. Maharaja Jagat Singh II built this extraordinary palace that has sculpted marble and mouldings. At this place, you can spend all day boating. If you have been to Udaipur then don’t forget to visit this beautiful palace.
Jagmandir is another romantic destination in Udaipur. This place is also known as Lake Garden Palace. Jagmandir will attract you with its unmatchable splendour and peaceful environment. It has several divisions such as the Garden Courtyard, Gul Mahal, Darikhana, Bara Patharon ka Mahal, Kunwar Pada ka Mahal and Zenana Mahal. Boating takes place here as well.
The Jagdish temple is an Indo- Aryan temple that owes its creation to the Maharana Jagat Singh. This temple lies near the City Palace’s Badi pol entry. If you visit this palace then you have to go up a few steps. The black stone deity of Lord Vishnu will surely surprise you and the brass Garuda image facing it too. There are many other shrines in the temple that are dedicated to the Sun God, Lord Ganesha, Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. The sunset aarti is a wonderful experience for all the visitors here.
SAHELIYON KI BARI
Saheliyon ki Bari which is also known as Garden of the Maidens was built by Maharana Sangram Singh in the early 18th century. This beautiful creation caters to the maids who would go with the Princess of Udaipur to her husband’s hearth. This place has a lot of sights to view such as the beautiful marble elephants, fountains, a lotus pool etc. that depicts the richness of the time.
There are many more places to visit in Udaipur, it is one of the cities in Rajasthan that showcases the grandeur of the traditional Rajasthani architecture. Do visit this beautiful city of lakes.