A small town which is situated at the border of Rangilla Rajasthan as well as Garvi Gujarat is Udaipur. This beautiful town was founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1568. In the sixteenth century was ruled by Maharan Pratap who is well known for its bravery as well as justice. Maharana Pratap was responsible for the historical as well as memorable developments made in Udaipur.This town is very beautiful as well as considered as romantic city. It is referred to as romantic city for the ambience as well as elegance created through its lovely palaces as well as lakes. City of lakes is another name for Udaipur. Other names given to this place are City of Dawn or City of Rising sun or White City and Venice of East.
Udaipur About this sound pronunciation (help-info), also known as the City of Lakes, is a city, a Municipal Corporation and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district in the state of Rajasthan in western India. It is located 403 kilometres (250 mi) southwest of the state capital, Jaipur, 576 km (358 mi) southwest of Alwar, 248 km (154 mi) west of Kota, and 250 km (155 mi) northeast from Ahmedabad. Udaipur is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. The Sisodia clan of Rajputs ruled the Mewar and its capital was shifted from Chittorgarh to Udaipur after founding city of Udaipur by Maharana Uday Singh. The Mewar province became part of Rajasthan after India became independent.
The largest Palace of Rajasthan is located at Udaipur which is known as City Palace. This palace is architecturally majestic and comprices of beautiful courtyards, terraces, balconies, pavilions, rooms as well as corridors. The main entrance to this palace is by the triple arched gate referred to as tripolia which has eight marble porticos.
A small patterned garden which is actually known as relaxing spot is Saheliyon-ki-Bari. This is the garden where royal ladies gathered for stroll. There are many fountains at this garden.
An old capital of Sisodias is Ahar which is three kilometers from the city centre which comprises of the extensively rare compilation of antiques which includes iron objects, earthen pots, art items, etc.
In 1651 Maharana Jagat Singh built Jagdish temple as must see attraction. This is a very beautiful temple of Udaipur and also the largest temple of Indo-Aryan. It comprises of black stone statue of Lord Vishnu.
A palace called as Monsoon Palace is Sajjan Garh is built in nineteenth century is a worth visiting attraction of Udaipur. At night this palace looks like a fairy tale. Through this palace ine can experience stunning views of countryside as well as lakes.