Attractions in Udaipur
The most impressive attraction in Udaipur is the magnificent City Palace which is
now a museum and houses fine art works in glass mosaics, and miniature paintings,
of which Udaipur is famous, depicting glories of an ancient past.
Just down from the City Palace is a boat landing where you can take a ride around
Lake Pichhola with an interesting stop at the Jag mandir Palace. Here you may enjoy
a lovely cup of cappuccino while sitting in the garden or have lunch in the restaurant.
You may also wish to make a dinner reservation here and watch the sunset over the
water or the play of colors on the buildings on the mainland.
The Jagdish Temple is a great focal point for the Hindu people of Udaipur. The temple
is dedicated to Vishnu, and is just a two minute walk up the street from AASHIYA
About 4 km north of AASHIYA Haveli is another beautiful lake called Fatehsagar.
Just east of this site is Sahelion ki Bari, a magnificent garden of flowers, trees
The Monsoon Palace (Sajjangarh) is located on a high promontory above Lake Pichhola.
A spectacular view of the city can be had from this location. Rickshaw or hired
car will take you there.
Attractions around Udaipur
Eklingji (22 km)
Timings: 0415-0645, 1030-1330, 1715-1945 hrs
Eklingji is a temple complex of 108 small temples of 8th century. The main temple
of Shiva has four headed sculpture in black stone.
Nagda (23 km)
Timings: 0800-1800 hrs
Nagda was first capital of Mewar kingdom and now left with ruins of temple known
as Saas-bahu temple dated 10th century.
Ranakpur (88 km)
Timings: 1100-1700 hrs
It is small temple complex on Udaipur to jodhpur route via Sadri. Ranakpur is widely
known for its white marble Jain temple dated 14 th century and much older Sun temple
in the big complex.
Kumbhalgarh (84 km)
Timings: 0800-1700 hrs
Kumbhalgarh fort is founded by Maharana Khumbha dated 14 th century and has perimeter
walls that extend 36 km claimed to be longest in the world after “The great wall
of China”. Fort once had over 360 Hindu and Jain temples . Some of which could be
seen till today.Area around the Fort is a wildlife sanctuary which you can visit.It
is also a heaven for trekkers.