Udaipur – The city of Lakes and Palaces, known as ‘Jewel of Mewar’ is undoubtedly one of the most visited places in India all 365 days. Irrespective of the season and holidays, people visit this beautiful city with friends and family. Not only that, many solo travelers are the regular visitor to this beautiful city of palaces. The city was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1553, on the banks of Lake Pichola. It is claimed to be the most romantic city.
City Palace at Udaipur
Every year, a huge number of tourists visit this beautiful city attracted from its vibrant culture. It is still inhabited by tribals, so we can see the people dressed in Ghagra-Choli with huge silver jewelry, heavy armlets, bangles, anklets, etc. During your travel, you will find both kinds of people- those following their old tradition as well as those who have adopted modern culture. Members of Girl in Neighbour visited this place in November 2018 and it was an unforgettable 4 days we spent here. This city is said to be the hub of cultural activities, music and folk dance. Let’s travel!
Your trip will be of more fun when you have yummy cuisines. Mava kulfi and Malai Kulfi at Bapu Bazar is must to eat for ice-cream lovers. Kesariya lassi and Rabri is must try dessert at Suraj Pole. One should not forget to try Rajasthani thali i.e Daal Batti, Churma, gatte ki sabji accompanied with masala khichiya and butter milk. Even spicy chaat, shikanji and different kind of namkeens have to be given equal weight.
There are many rooftop restaurants in Udaipur, experience a romantic dinner with a beautiful scenic view with your partner to make your evening beautiful and memorable.
For shopping lover, none other place is as best as Udaipur. One can spend the whole day shopping at Hathipole. You can opt for pottery, imitation as well as precious jewelry, handicrafts including puppets, wooden boxes, wall hangings, cloth lanterns, antique items, wooden toys, pichwai paintings, brassware sculptures, clothes with handmade prints, bandhani prints, batik prints and many more.
There are many places to visit when you are in Udaipur. City palace, Jagdish temple, Jagmandir, Vintage Car collection, Gulab baugh, Fateh sagar lake, Lake pichhola, Ambrai Ghaat, Saheliyon ki baadi, Maharana Pratap Smaarak, Haldi Ghaati, Maharana Pratap museum etc. are some of the places you should not miss visiting. Fateh Sagar lake is the perfect place to visit late evening and at night. Enjoy coffee and Maggi at night!
Vintage Cars at Udaipur
Ambrai Ghaat at Udaipur
Udaipur is a must visit destination in your list for sure. If you have already visited this city, visit again to cherish the old memories and if you have yet not visited, don’t wait and just go before winters are over!!