Udaipur, titled as the City of Lakes and also as the City of Romance is an abode to lot many stunning locations which are worth keeping you glued to them for hours. For its such a lovely atmosphere, this city is also referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’.
Along with its scenic landscape, it is the grand palaces and their intricate architecture which captures hearts. Some of the must see attractions of this place include:
Lake Pichola is an astounding beauty being surrounded by lush hills, splendid palaces, ancient temples and bathing ghats. Experience a boat cruise for getting some of the most picturesque scenes from the town especially during sunsets. Sunset view from here is stunning as with the sun setting down the city starts lighting up.
Built in the 15th century, the City Palace is a magnificent structure housing 11 beautiful palaces. The palace is set stunningly on the banks of Lake Pichola, which is a beauty in itself. It is the largest palace dotted in the Rajasthan state. You will get to observe a blend of European, Medieval and Chinese touch in its architecture.
BAGORE KI HAVELI
This is an 18th century haveli which was once the residence of Maharana Shakti Singh of Bagore and has now been transformed into a museum. The museum represents the culture of Mewar and its royalty. It hosts a unique collection of antiques from that era including jewellery boxes, copper vessels and stuff like that.
SUNSET POINT AND MACHLA MAGRA
As the name suggests, the Sunset Point Park offers alluring views over the spectacular Lake Pichola, the Jagmandir Island and towards Sajjan Garh, the Monsoon Palace. Just opposite to it is a lower station of the Ropeway. The Ropeway is a cable car which swings over to Machla Magra hill and takes you there to witness even beautiful views of the sun setting.
Being considered as the most highest and the strongest fort of this desert state, the Kumbhalgarh fort is another not to miss site. It is also the birthplace of the warrior king Maharana Pratap. This fort is invincible because of its strength and because of being protected by 13 mountain peaks of Aravalli and also because of a 15 km long thick wall which surrounds it. This wall is the second longest wall in the world after the Great Wall of China.
Ambrai Ghat is one point which interests photographers the most, especially for capturing sunset views. Located exactly opposite the City Palace, fronting the grand Lake Palace hotel, it offers you perfect views with both of their lights turned on. Ambrai Ghat is also a popular hangout spot for couples because of its romantic ambiance.