This top notch tourist hotspot is strategically connected by roadways, railways and airways.
The Dabok airport is located at close quarters from the marvelous Udaipur. Flights of the Indian Airlines and Jet Airways operate on a regular basis.
Besides, you can also board buses of the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, that will take you to Udaipur.
If you choose to travel by train, you can take your pick from the Chetak Express, the Lake City Express and Ahmedabad Express.
Udaipur, laced with a glorious history is a backpacker's paradise. The history buffs can make a beeline for the splendid City Palace, a comely site on Lake Pichola. The latter itself is a wondrous spectacle to behold.
The Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sajjangarh, Gulab Bagh, Jag Mandir, Saheliyon ki Bari, Shilpgram, Ahar, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Fateh Sagar, Eklingji, Nagada, Jaisamand Lake, Kumbalgarh Fort, Ranakpur, Jagat are some of the other star attractions of this place.
Good news for all those adventure freaks! The serene Udaipur also offers rides on horses and trekking facilities. You can rejuvenate those frazzled nerves with a relaxing herbal massage at the Ayurvedic Body Shop.
Joyous celebrations are a way of life for the inhabitants of Rajasthan and Udaipur is no exception. It throbs with nervous energy during the colorful Gangaur, Mewar and Teej festivals.
The government fuelled Rajasthan Emporium is your one stop shop for the above mentioned collector's items. Besides, you can also drop in at the Lake Palace Road and Chetak Circle, among others.
Accommodation facilities are aplenty in Udaipur. You can put up at luxurious five star hotels, heritage lodgings and a plethora of other lovely hotels that dot Udaipur.
|Udaipur City Information|
|Founded by||Maharana Udai Singh|
|Area||64 km2 (25 sq mi)|
|Population Density||242/km2 (630/sq mi) as Census January 2011|
|Language||Marwari, Rajasthani, Hindi|
|Literacy Rate||61.82 (census 2011)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lat Long||24.5800° N, 73.6800° E|
|Religion||Hinduism, Islam, Jainism|
|Festivals||Mewar Festival, Shilpgram Crafts Fair, Teej|
|University||Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Sir Padampat Singhania University and Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology|
|Sports||Luv Kush Indoor Stadium(Badminton), Maharana Pratap Khel Gaon (Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Handball, Archery, Rifle shooting, Judo - Karate, Boxing, Swimming, Squash)|
|Airport||Dabok airport (Maharana Pratap Airport)|
|Railway Station||Udaipur City (UDZ), Udaipur Railway Station|
|Tourist Attractions||Chini Chitrashala, Dilkhusha Mahal, Durbar hall, Jagdish mandir, City Palace Udaipur, Lake Palace, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Gulab Bagh and Zoo, Neemach Mata Temple, Doodh Talai|
|Nearby Tourist Attractions||Nathdwara, Ranakpur, Chittorgarh, Haldighati, Kumbhalgarh, Mount Abu, Eklingji, Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary|
|Popular Things||Fateh Sagar Lake, Rangsagar Lake, Pichola Lake, Swaroopsagar Lake, Dudh Talai Lake, Udaisagar Lake|
|Notable People||Maharana Udai Singh|
|National Highway||NH-8, 76|
Last Updated on : 27 December 2010
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