Home:: Pushkar Cattle Fair 2012::   Udaipur - Jewel of Mewar

Udaipur - Jewel of Mewar

udaipur

Popularly Known as the Jewel of Mewar, the city was founded by Maharajah Jai Singh in 16th century. The city of Udaipur endorse three major lake, Pichhola, Fatehsagar and Udaisagar. The three lakes adds to the magic of the city. On Pichhola lake stands the Jag mandir, a famous palace of royal era.

Getting there

Airways:
21 km from city center lies the Maharana Pratap Airport. A well connected place by Indian Airlines and Jet Airways with Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur.

Railways:
It is connected by the western Railway meter Gauger network and linked to major cities like Delhi, Jaipur Chittaurgarh.

Roadways:
Well connected to all the major cities like Delhi, Agra.

Facts About Udaipur
Area : 37 sq km.
Best Seasons: September - March.
Languages: Mewari, Hindi, English.
Excursion: Eklingi, Nathwada, Deogarh.
Major Attraction: Lake Pichhola, City Palace, Shilpgram, Jagdish Temple.

Exploring Udaipur

Lake Pichhola
The name of the lake is kept after the the name of the village Pichali and is beautiful dotted with hills, temples, bathing ghats and embankments. The lake adorns with two exquisite palaces Jag Niwas, a summer residence of the princes of Mewar and now a hotel and Jag Mandir built in red sandstone with marble dome.

City Palace
The construction of this beautiful building is started by Udai Singh and is largest palace complex. The construction of this building was completed by Successive rulers. The complex houses a with large collection of artifacts.

Jagdish Temple
Built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh I, the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Saheliyon Ki Bari
The garden is well laid, with extensive lawns and shady walks. Its manicured lawns display a fascinating variety of bougan villea and five fountains release showers in tune with their titles namely, 'Welcome'; 'Raining Cats and Dogs'; 'Rains in Midnight', 'Rains without Clouds'; 'Gentle Shower in Mid Day'.