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Fateh Sagar Lake

About Fateh Sagar Lake

The Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake that surrounds the city of Udaipur. The lake was built by Maharana Udai Jai Singh in the 16th century, but it was later reconstructed by Maharana Fateh Singh. The lake is around 2.4 km long and 1.6 km wide, with a depth of around 11.5 meters. Monsoons here bring a stunning depth of 1 square km to the lake.

The Fateh Sagar Lake is surrounded by three main islands around it. The first and the largest of them being Nehru Park, a famous garden which comprises of a boat shaped restaurant and a small zoo for children and adults. It is also one of the most popular picnic spots for tourists as well as locals. The area of the whole park is around 4 square km. The second island which is situated on the lake is a small public park with beautiful jet water fountains run by the Government of Rajasthan. The third one is the Udaipur Solar Observatory, considered to be one of the best solar reserves in Asia.

The lake is flanked by a well-established road on one side and hilly mountains on the other. You will be offered stunning views of the lake, if you happen to drive through Moti Magri road, Fateh Sagar drive and Rani Road. Evenings here take on a different charm with a thousand sparkling lights and the busy chatter of tourists and locals. The lake is a photographer and nature lover's delight with its breathtaking beauty and many options of picture perfect views, especially the astonishingly beautiful sunset amidst the mountain range. If you'd like to explore more or are in the mood for some excitement, you can hire pedal boats from Moti Magri hills and enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake.


The Fateh Sagar Lake is located to the North of Lake Pichola. The lake is easily accessible through local transport.

Best Time to Visit

The summer season should be avoided if you want to enjoy every bit of the place. Monsoons do bring a little relief with the cooling showers, but the city does not receive much rain even during the rainy season, making the weather humid and sticky.

The best time to visit Udaipur is during the months of September to March. The weather is very pleasant and you can enjoy every bit of your stay during this period. A number of festivals and celebrations take place during this time as well, the most significant being Shilpgram crafts Mela, which attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world.

td>AddressFateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India Entry Fee :No entry fee Timings :Visiting Hours - Phone No (Official)  Official Photography allowed or notAllowed Nearest railway stationUdaipur City Train Station

Last Updated on : September 29, 2016