Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Udaipur

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Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of around 5 km from Udaipur, and surrounds the Sajjangarh Palace. The Bansdara Hill, located in the backdrop of the sanctuary, looks amazing from the place. Tiger Lake, also known as Jiyan Lake or Bari Lake, is located inside the sanctuary. This artificial lake was built in the year 1664 by the former king of Mewar, Maharana Raj Singh. He named this lake as Jiyan after Jana Devi, his mother.

There are varied species of animals, birds, and reptiles present in the sanctuary. Animals like Wild boars, Jackals, Sambars, Blue bulls, hHyenas, Chitals, Panthers, and Hares can be easily spotted here.

In the vicinity of the sanctuary, there is a unique fish shaped hill called Machla Magra, which is quite beautiful. A shrine dedicated to the Hindu Lord Shiva is also located near the sanctuary.


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