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The beauteous Udaipur, 'the city of lakes', is a much sought after tourist destination of Rajasthan.Legend has it that Maharana Udai Singh II, on the advise of a god man, laid the foundation stone of this picturesque locale, circa 1559.

Situated on the banks of the lovely Lake Pichola and the lake of Fatehsagar, in Southern Rajasthan , the Eden like Udaipur, cocooned by the Aravalli Hills, is a dotted with numerous beautiful palaces, domes, shrines among other top tourist attractions.

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.

A shopper's haven that Udaipur, there is a lot in store for tourists. You can make a dash for beautiful textiles, adorable playthings, eye catching accessories. On a tour of Udaipur, pichwais or tapestries, is a must buy.

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
Established Year1559
Founded byMaharana Udai Singh
Area64 km2 (25 sq mi)
Population598,178(census 2011)
Population Density242/km2 (630/sq mi) as Census January 2011
LanguageMarwari, Rajasthani, Hindi
Official LanguagesHindi
Literacy Rate61.82 (census 2011)
Sex Ratio958
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pin code313001
Area code294
Lat Long24.5800° N, 73.6800° E
ReligionHinduism, Islam, Jainism
FestivalsMewar Festival, Shilpgram Crafts Fair, Teej
University Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Sir Padampat Singhania University and Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology
SportsLuv Kush Indoor Stadium(Badminton), Maharana Pratap Khel Gaon (Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Handball, Archery, Rifle shooting, Judo - Karate, Boxing, Swimming, Squash)
AirportDabok airport (Maharana Pratap Airport)
Railway StationUdaipur City (UDZ), Udaipur Railway Station
Tourist AttractionsChini 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 AttractionsNathdwara, Ranakpur, Chittorgarh, Haldighati, Kumbhalgarh, Mount Abu, Eklingji, Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Popular ThingsFateh Sagar Lake, Rangsagar Lake, Pichola Lake, Swaroopsagar Lake, Dudh Talai Lake, Udaisagar Lake
Notable PeopleMaharana Udai Singh
National HighwayNH-8, 76

Last Updated on : 27 December 2010

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