Udaipur - A Romantic City of Lakes and Palaces
Udaipur is undoubtedly a dream destination of Incredible India which is known throughout the world for a romantic holiday. The romantic charm of this city lies in its man-made wonders such as artificial lakes and palaces combined with the natural beauty of lush green Aravalli Ranges. The enigmatic beauty of this Rajasthan City calls scores of tourists every year during their India Tours. The charismatic beauty of lakes designated this city with title ‘the city of lakes' or ‘Venice of East'. It is the second most-sought after tourist destination of Rajasthan Tourism known for palaces, gardens, museums, monuments and colorful festivals.
It is one of the most romantic palaces on this earth where one see the height of human imagination in the midst of Lake Pichola with the backdrop of the beautiful Aravalli Ranges. This is among the most beautiful palaces of the world where one can experience the zenith of royalty and opulence of royal culture. It is a white marble palace built by Maharana Jai Singh II in 1746 to serve as a summer resort for the royal families. The Lake palace is known for its columns, terraces, fountains and well laid gardens. Badal Mahal, Phool Mahal, Ajjan Niwas and Khush Mahal are the exotic apartments of this palace which are admired for crystal work, carved arches, paintings and stained glasswork.
Often distinguished as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan - the City Palace is among the most-visited tourist attractions of Udaipur. It is among the finest example of Rajputana architectures which showcases the architectural and decoration pattern of Medieval European and Chinese. Towering on the banks of Pichola Lake it is known for its beautiful towers, domes, arches, pavilions, courtyards, terraces, rooms and hanging gardens. This palace is known for decorative tile work, exceptional paintings, antique collections and delicate glasswork which are truly a feast to the eyes
It is among the most popular attractions of this place which is considered as the best solar observing site in Asia. This observatory is situated on an island in the Fateh Sagar Lake whose design is based on the model of Solar Observatory at Big Bear Lake in Southern California. It was established by Dr. Arvind Bhatnagar with cooperation from Vedhashala Trust of Ahmedabad in 1975.
Udaipur is the second most popular destination of Rajasthan Tour India known for its blended natural and man-made panorama. Some of the other popular attractions of this place are Fateh Sagar Lake, Jag Mandir Palace, Jaismand L ake and Saheliyon-ki-Bari.