Experience Udaipur – The City Of Havelis, Temples And Lakes
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Udaipur was the capital city of the Kingdom of Mewar. Maharana Udai Singh was the one who founded the city in the year 1533. It remained as the capital city until 1818, after which it became part of the British princely state.
Legendary Palaces, Havelis & Lakes
It served as the home for the ruling royalty is the City Palace. The palace has numerous balconies, cupolas and towers which overlook the Pichola lake.
Now this heritage structure is a hotel.There are gardens, fountains and pillared terraces along its courtyards.
The palace offered shelter to Emperor Shah Jahan of the Mughal Empire. The palace is also said to have become one of leading factors influencing him to build the Taj Mahal.
Located on top of the Bansdara Mountain of the Aravalli range, this 18th-century palace was built by Maharana Sajjan Singh. The King had initially commissioned it as a five storey astronomical centre.
Fateh Sagar Lake
It is one of the four lakes in Udaipur, which has three small islands. The calm blue surface of the lake set against the backdrop of the green mountains makes Udaipur another Kashmir.
The famous City Palace is spread along the lake's eastern bank while the Pichola Palace is in the middle of the lake.