Top 23 Places to visit in Udaipur

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Best things to do in Udaipur and sightseeing in Udaipur

Udaipur beckons tourists from all over the world with its romantic landscapes and ethereal monuments. Bordered by the crags of the hazy Aravallis, the city that was established in the 16th century by Maharaja Udai Singh, is now a major heritage tourism hotspot for India. With a seductive old-warm charm, opulent palaces and lively bazaars, tourists will never run out of places to visit in Udaipur city. Some enchanting attractions in the city include the filigreed walls of Bada Mahal, the mountain pass of Haldighati, the lavish gardens of Saheliyon ki Bari and the placid waters of the Jaisamand Lake. The shimmering Lake Pichola hosts numerous things to do in Udaipur city, such as a boat ride through the lake to the Jag Mandir Palace, from which you can witness the most stunning sunset. For those with a penchant for automobiles, the Vintage Car Museum in the Garden Hotel, hosts a fantastic exhibit of vintage vehicles. Udaipur's cuisine comprises of Rajasthani staples such as the flavoursome dal baati choorma and gatte ki sabzi. Popular eateries here include Chandni, Ambrai, Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel, Lotus Cafe and Mayur Rooftop Cafe. Hotels are easily available in Udaipur, and several retain their old world feel.

City Palace - Udaipur

City Palace is a name that rings a bell of amazing culture and great architecture. It is one of the must things to do in Jaipur. The palace is located in the centre of the city and is a combination of amazing courtyards, buildings and gardens. Jai Singh was the Maharaja to build the outer most wall of City Palace. However, there has been various restorations and adaptations in the following centuries till date. There are various buildings within the palace, many of which were built in the 20th century. Where architecture is concerned, it is a beautiful mix of Rajasthani and Mughal cultures. The entry gate, Virendra Pol leads to the Mubarak Mahal which has a colonial look and a mix of Islamic, European and Rajput style of architecture. Today, this place is a museum that shows various exhibits starting from royal shawls to costumes. Some other places to explore here are diwan-e-khas, diwan-i-am, the armoury and Chandra Mahal.
The largest palace complex in Rajasthan and home to the Maharaja of Udaipur. It has been turned into a Heritage Museum and one can easily feel the royalty standing in the corridors of these halls. A magnificent view of the Palace can be captured from the lake Pichola as well describing its natural essence and beauty.
Akshit Aggarwal

10 Followers, 14 Reviews


This is a typical rajasthani palace except it faces lake pichola. The palace complex has some nice littles shops as well and a very amazing eatery, palki khaana, which serves amazing pizzas. Also, this is the place from where you will need to buy tickets to your boat ride to lake pichola including a stop over at Jagmandir island.
Tushar Chaudhary

7 Followers, 28 Reviews


To describe the City Palace of Udaipur in one word, I'd simply call it beauty. That's what it is. The mesmerizing beauty of the city palace is what makes it so enchanting, attracting a throng of tourists on a daily basis. Every nook and corner of the palace, be it the wonderful palace gardens and the water fountains or the beautiful palace windows or just the path walk leading to the palace gates, it is all just brimming with beauty. The moment you enter the main gate and start walking along the road to the palace gates, you are enchanted with the beauty of the Pichola Lake and the awe inspiring view of the lake palace and the terrace cafes from the palace. You won't be able to keep yourself from just standing there and admiring the view, just taking it all in. It is like a small town all on its own. With little streets lined with cute little shops selling ethnic clothes, handicraft items or pretty souvenirs. But, what I loved the most about the palace is the view. You can see entire Udaipur from up there. A medley of colors, that view just holds you there, in the moment. The architecture of the place, the Meenakari rooftops, the beautifully carved walls and windows and the décor of each room in general simply spell out royalty with all its grandeur. I spent almost three hours in and around the city palace, exploring. Even the surroundings of the City Palace are all worth visiting. The Tibetan Market, the Pichola Lake Gardens and of course, the astounding Lake Palace.
Himani Sheth

16 Followers, 5 Reviews


Best time to visit
Any time of the day within open hours
Things to do
Explore museum, check out architecture
Open Hours
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Budget
Indians: INR 100, Foreigners: INR 400 (including camera), For a royal tour- INR 2500 per person

Lake Pichola - Udaipur

If you want to have a perfect view of the more than perfect landscape of Udaipur, then come to Lake Pichola. It gives you a perfect shot of the old Udaipur. The natural surroundings and the serenity of the place only adds to the experience that you will never forget. You can take a simple boat ride to explore the entire lake and the area around or hire a bike and take a round of the villages and places nearby. The lake is a man-made one with restaurants all around for visitors to take a break. The sunset from the lake only makes the scenic beauty more enthralling. The sunset also ensures that the palaces around look beautiful than ever.
The Lake is in the heart of the city and provides some breath-taking views of the nearby heritage places and some hotels built around the shores – Udaivilas and Taj Palace tops the list. One should pleasure themselves with a dinner or lunch at the Jagmahal, surrounded by water on all sides. You can spot the Sajjangarh fort from this lake while boating and believe it me it’s worth a sigh.
Akshit Aggarwal

10 Followers, 14 Reviews


When you reach the city in the morning, and you are hungry the only food that that make your day rocking will be poha, fafda and tea at this place. A small stall with freshly made poha and fafda is morning breakfast for many locals also
Bhargavi Rathi

13 Followers, 18 Reviews


This is the better out of the two lakes, so its better to spend all your lake time on this one alone. Also, you get to visit Jagmandir island on the same boat trip.
Tushar Chaudhary

7 Followers, 28 Reviews


Best time to visit
Evening Time
Things to do
Relax by the Lake, Watch the sunset, Boat Rides
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Fateh Sagar Lake - Udaipur

Fateh Sagar Lake is one of the many beautiful lakes located in Udaipur. It is a must visit not only for its natural beauty but also for the amazing water sports it has to offer. For a complete experience, there are a lot of fast food joints here as well to enhance the taste buds. The locals normally visit the place for a peaceful morning walk here in the clean and fresh air. The place is only a couple of kilometres from Lake Pichola and can be combined in the plan on the same day. The lake is clean and serene. The activities here include boating, cycling, water scooters and more. You can simply take a walk here to enjoy the moment as well.
Don’t get fussy about all the lakes, after all it’s the city of lakes – be it man-made or natural. Here’s one which was built by Maharaja Jai Singh and is around the Rana Pratap Memorial. It is the source to the fountains in Sahelion Ki Bari as well.
Akshit Aggarwal

10 Followers, 14 Reviews


The after sunset effect makes this lake one of the most beautiful and divine place. We have coffee in mud cups, one the must have things in Udaipur at this place
Bhargavi Rathi

13 Followers, 18 Reviews


According to me, it’s the life blood of Udaipur. After watching this I felt that the city don’t even need the Beach. The almost incredible fact about it is – It’s an artificial, a man-made lake and built in a much planned way. It is embellished by three small Islands which can be reached by taking a boat ride in the lake. It takes in a Nehru park, a boat shaped restaurant and a small zoological garden for kids. The island is the famous picnic spot of Udaipur dwellers. Also round the lake you will find the awesome street food to consume. It’s a must Visit if you are in Udaipur.
Gautam Modi

487 Followers, 76 Reviews


Best time to visit
Preferably during evening
Things to do
Relax, Cycling, Boating, Water Scooters
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Sahelion Ki Bari - Udaipur

Close to the Fateh Sagar Lake, a collection of beautiful picturesque gardens built for the recreation of the Princess and her 48 maidens. The fountains were a delight to watch and the lush green gardens filled with all kinds of flowers were remarkable.
Akshit Aggarwal

10 Followers, 14 Reviews


Like most of the other small places in Udaipur visiting this place is a maximum 30 mins affair, so you should definitely visit it for the nice flowers and fountains.
Tushar Chaudhary

7 Followers, 28 Reviews


An example of a Royalties' need to spend on just about anything.
Bikashjyoti Pathak

33 Followers, 19 Reviews


Maharana Pratap Memorial - Udaipur

The most eye-catching feature of the Maharana Pratap Memorial in Udaipur is the statue of Maharana Pratap with his cheetak. You can get a good view of the various lakes of Udaipur once you reach the top of this place. Apart from this, there are small models of the Chittorgarh and Kumbhalgarh forts here. There is even a museum that a lot of visitors find interest in. There is even a model of the Haldighati Batttle Site. These will give you a detailed information about the history of the Rajput kings and these battles. There is no doubt that it is the ultimate place for the history buffs. The place is located on the banks of Lake Fateh Sagar on a hill top called Moti Magri.
Build atop the Moti Magri or Pearl Hill, overlooking the Fatah Sagar Lake, this memorial of the great Maharana Pratap Singh and his horse 'chetak' is an amazing sight to behold. Thousands of visitors flock daily to this site to pay their homage to the Rajput hero.
Chhavi Srivastav

177 Followers, 5 Reviews


It is just a statue on the top of a hill .
Anubhav Tyagi

253 Followers, 5 Reviews


Best time to visit
Anytime you are around
Things to do
Explore Museum, Get an Insight into History
Open Hours
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM every day apart from public holidays
Budget
N/A

SajjanGarh Biological Park - Udaipur

A fort atop the hills overlooking all the lakes. You can get their by a car or unleash your adventure junkie and enjoy a wonderful trekking experience to the fort entrance. You will be able to spot some glorious views of the city and other heritage sites from the fort. I never got the chance to visit the fort but like every Indian fort has, it is also associated with some haunted stories and thus the fort is closed as soon as the sun sets.
Akshit Aggarwal

10 Followers, 14 Reviews


Nice place, a good set of animals and mostly well kept with lots of open spaces. Best way to get around is to take the shared electric car. Best to couple with Monsoon palace.
Tushar Chaudhary

7 Followers, 28 Reviews


Bagore Ki Haveli Museum - Udaipur

As the name suggests, this attraction is a haveli based out of Udaipur. It was constructed in the 18th century by the Prime Minister of Mewar. For those who want to feel the heritage of Rajasthan, first hand, this is the place to be. There is some great folk music and dance that one can enjoy here as an extra benefit. The cultural show is what pulls thousands of visitors to Bagore ki Haveli. Puppet shows and a beautiful display of Indian marriages is also shown here from time to time. Apart from this, there is a rich collection of musical instruments as well as clothes preserved here in the museum that will be a memory to cherish. There are ancient paintings as well as souvenirs from battles of the Rajputs that can be found here.
Bagore-ki-Haveli is a haveli in Udaipur. It is right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. It is a must go place to experience the local song, dance and culture of the city. The folk dances are spell bounding.
Michelle

232 Followers, 26 Reviews


Bagore Ki Haveli is a perfect place to explore the grand life style of the royal family.This ancient complex catches the traveller's eye with its spectacular architecture and mesmerising dance and music shows. The palace has over a hundred rooms, with displays of costumes and modern art. The glass and mirror in the interiors are Haveli work. The two peacocks made from small pieces of colored glasses are examples of exquisite glasswork. Unique symbols of the Rajput clan, such as jewellery boxes, dice-games, hukkas, pan boxes, nut crackers, hand fans, rose water sprinklers, copper vessels and other items are also on display here.
Chhavi Srivastav

177 Followers, 5 Reviews


Best time to visit
October to February
Things to do
Watch cultural show, explore museum
Open Hours
All days of the week 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Budget
INR 25 per person/INR 100 for Camera

Saheliyon ki Badi - Udaipur

Garden of the Maidens in English, Saheliyon ki Badi is among the top places to visit in Udaipur. The name describes what actually this attraction is about. It is simply a garden as well as a courtyard that was used by the royal maidens in the earlier times. Maharana Bhopal Singh was the king behind the making of this historical place. Basically, he did it for the 48 maidens of his wife who came along with her during marriage. The fountains in the garden was added only 125 years back to enhance the look of the place. They use natural pressure of the water and works without any motor. The fountains are made according to the seasons of summer, winter and monsoons with advanced technology of that time. The lush greenery will surely take you off your feet.
Flowers in full bloom, cool fountains and artistic architecture- this beautiful Badi is a perfect escape from the scorching desert sun. The garden is famous for its lush green lawns, marble art and fountains. English translation of Saheliyon Ki Bari means "Garden of maids". This renowned garden is located on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake, presenting a green retreat in the dry lands of Rajasthan. It was built in the 18th century by Maharana Sangram Singh for the royal women. Today, the crystalloid fountains, lotus pool, marbled elephants sprinkling water and many more attractions have made the garden a must visit for Udaipur explorers.
Chhavi Srivastav

177 Followers, 5 Reviews


Saheliyon ki Bari basically is a garden and courtyard for the royal maidens. It was built by Maharana Bhopal Singh as a recreational space for the 48 maidens that had accompanied his wife after their marriage. When it was built, it had just the garden but the fountains were added about 125 years ago and worked without any motor, they just use natural pressure of the fountain due to its shape and the water comes from Fateh Sagar lake.
Anubhav Tyagi

253 Followers, 5 Reviews


Best time to visit
N/A
Things to do
Relax and soak in the nature
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
Free

Karni Mata Temple - Udaipur

The Karni Mata Temple is on a hill top known as Machla and gives a great views of the city on one side and on the other of the beautiful Lake Pichola. This place more than anything holds a lot of religious importance for people especially for the locals. The belief in the goddess can be seen with the crowd that accumulates here from among the locals as well as other Indians. The place can either be reached through a ropeway or through the stairs.
You have to buy the tickets for ropeway to reach this place. Beautiful top view of the city and darshan of Karni mata will make your day.
Bhargavi Rathi

13 Followers, 18 Reviews


Best time to visit
Anytime you are around
Things to do
Pray, Enjoy Scenic Views
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Eklingji & Nagda Temples - Udaipur

This 1200 year old temple is surely one of the things to do in Udaipur that you should add in your itinerary. It is believed that Eklingji is the official diety of all the Mewar Princely States. The entire temple is made from stones and the best part is that it is well-maintained and clean unlike a lot of other temples worldwide. Also, people who are driving from Udaipur to Jodhpur can easily explore the place because of its location. The actual temple god is God Shiva. It is going to take only 20-25 minutes in the vicinity for prayers and exploration. Do visit this place when in Udaipur.
The Ekling Ji temple complex is said to be 1200 years old and Eklingji is believed to be the ruling deity of Mewar Princely State and the Ruler Maharana rules as his Dewan. The site has a complex of stone temples and is maintained very well.
Anubhav Tyagi

253 Followers, 5 Reviews


Best time to visit
When in Udaipur
Things to do
Pray, Explore
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Pichola - Udaipur

Pichola also known as Pichola Haveli is another of the tourist attractions that catch the attention of quite a number of people when in Udaipur. Along with a great architecture, the best part about the place is it being a luxurious hotel that gives a feel of royalty to those who become a guest. The royal treatment definitely leaves a mark in the memory of the relaxing, comforting journey you’ve had. Pichola also has a good landscape of green mountains surrounding it. There are various parts of the palace where you can choose to stay and one of the best is the Raj Niwas. The Lake Pichola and Jag Mandir Palace is easily visible, giving an experience that is worth remembering.
There are places that lose their charm quickly and then there are places that stay with you long after you have left them, Pichola is definitely in the latter class. The hotel that I was staying at (Raj Niwas) was at the lake and I couldn't have chosen a better location to stay. Morning you have your scrambled eggs with Pichola and the green mountains surrounding it greeting you and you finish your day with Roof Top Drinks with Lake Palace and Jag Mandir Palace all lit up and mirroring themselves in the Pichola Waters. It's beautiful. It Truly is!
Vikas Agarwal

155 Followers, 4 Reviews


Best time to visit
N/A
Things to do
Relax in the Comfort of the Palace
Open Hours
All Round the Clock
Budget
Depends on the room- Starts at INR 2299

Ambrai Ghat - Udaipur

The trip to Udaipur is incomplete without a dinner at this place. This restaurant not only has the best view in Udaipur but also has amazing food.
Tushar Chaudhary

7 Followers, 28 Reviews


Swaroop Vilas - Udaipur

Swaroop Vilas is a luxury hotel located in Udaipur that a lot of visitors consider for stay purpose when in the city. According to the guests, the hotel is not only nice, clean and comfortable but also has high level of hospitality. There are a lot of restaurants with food options and for those who want to unwind a bit, do not forget to get a massage at their spa facility. The hotel is located in a peaceful and less busy vicinity making it quite serene for the guests. The rooftop restaurant is a must try especially during winters. The rooms are fully furnished with the comfort of a home. There is a swimming pool to relax by during the evening time. Overall, it is an experience not to be missed when in the city.
great hospitality by staffs
Rituparna Samaddar

211 Followers, 8 Reviews


Best time to visit
N/A
Things to do
Relax, unwind
Open Hours
Check in- 12 noon, Check out- 11:00 AM
Budget
Starts at INR 2037

Jagdish Temple - Udaipur

Located in the old city of Udaipur, this is again one of the temples you should visit for the craft and interiors. The architecture is something that will surely catch your attention. If you are a historical buff, this is one of the things to do in Udaipur. There are ceremonies and musical shows held most of the times inside the temple. One of the activities to be done here is to feed the squirrels that can be seen in large numbers. It is just a few minutes from Lake Palace and can be combined and planned together. The idols as well as the carvings are quite old as well as has aesthetic value to it. The environment is serene and gives you a relaxed feel away from the hustle- bustle of city life.
Craft and interiors of the temple is something to be watched for.
Rituparna Samaddar

211 Followers, 8 Reviews


Best time to visit
When in Udaipur
Things to do
Get religious
Open Hours
5:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Budget
N/A

Jagdish Temple intersection - Udaipur

This is a part of the Jagdish Temple only but one that is located in the centre of the marketplace. The place is normally visited by the local people every day on a religious forefront. It is more of a local temple for offering prayers. However, once in the marketplace, do check out the temple to see more of the Rajasthani architecture.
A temple in the middle of the marketplace.
Harini Sridharan

410 Followers, 118 Reviews


Best time to visit
When in the marketplace
Things to do
Offer prayers
Open Hours
5:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Budget
N/A

Lake View Guest House - Udaipur

the view is awesome from this place.. food is great.. anything will do with that view i loved my room.. amenities where great.. a must stay place in udaipur.. all the tourist spots are near from here it just costed me 600 rs for non ac room
Shetty Raksha

308 Followers, 57 Reviews


Monsoon Palace - Udaipur

I was with my friends and wanted to watch the sunset. The beautiful view of the sunset and the aravali hills will mesmerize you. Do not forget the sit and touch the clouds and the feel the AIR
Bhargavi Rathi

13 Followers, 18 Reviews


Sajjangarh - Udaipur

This is the monsoon palace, mostly dilapidated and shoddy. Good place for a view of the entire city, makes more sense to visit this place in the evenings.
Tushar Chaudhary

7 Followers, 28 Reviews


Moti Magri - Udaipur

Moti Magri is the reflection of the enriched history and culture of not only the Rajput and Mewar clans but also of the battles that a lot of Rajput kings fought. One of them being Maharana Pratap. The first thing that you will see at Moti Magri is the huge statue of this brave king on his horse cheetak. Moti Magri is located on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake. There is a park as well where people can sit, relax and may be spend some quality time in the peaceful nature.
A compendium of exhibits on Udaipur's rich history and culture. Also a park overlooking the Fatehsagar lake, with statues of Maharana Pratap and his loyal horse Chetak.
Harini Sridharan

410 Followers, 118 Reviews


Best time to visit
Preferably evening
Things to do
N/A
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
Free

Hukam Restaurant - Udaipur

Excellent service. PS:- Think before you order. (Quantity is gargantuan!!!)
Bikashjyoti Pathak

33 Followers, 19 Reviews


Aapni Dani - Udaipur

This is one restaurant in Udaipur that has a Rajasthani theme and ambiance. Along with some great Rajasthani food, there are cultural shows for which the place is quite renowned. Folk dance, puppet shows and magic shows are also some of the entertainment options, visitors have. There are also shows of kids walking on a rope. The buffet system of food makes it extremely comfortable to eat. However, one thing that you need to know is that the restaurant is a little on the outskirt of the city and takes a little effort to reach. The entry calls for a grand welcome along with complimentary buttermilk. A good way to spend quality 3-4 hours with family or friends.
A Rajasthani themed restaurant, where one can get tasty food and various cultural shows like the puppet show, folk dance, hilarious magic show and a show where a kid walk on the rope. It's a buffet system so eat all you can and no one bothers. The place is located on the outskirts and pretty difficult to find but once you enter you will be welcomed by smiling faces with Buttermilk. It's place where one can spend 3-4 hrs easily with family. I don't want to pour in details of the various events but they are definitely worth trying. Next comes the best part, the dinner. Dinner is served at a big hut where one has to sit on the traditional rajasthani mats. Various dishes starting from traditional starters to main course and Dessert all will be served by smiling people. Who will practically force you to try out various dishes. Dal bati churma and Jalebi is the must try. For the diet concious people please avoid this people as these folks will just pour a glass full of desi ghee on the dishes to enhance the taste.
Achal Gupta

189 Followers, 43 Reviews


Best time to visit
After sunset
Things to do
Have fun, let loose, and enjoy Rajasthani delicacies
Open Hours
N/A
Budget
N/A

Saheliyo Badi Garden - Udaipur

In the northern part of the beautiful city of Udaipur is built the Saheliyon Ki Bari. This was built by Maharaja Sangram Singh in the year 1710. This pretty garden is like a fairy land. It is said that this garden was built for the recreation of 48 women who were the attendants of the princess who came as a part of her dowry. The main features of this beautiful place are marble elephants, waterfalls, flowers and lush greenery.
Saheliyon ki badi (Courtyard of the maidens). King Sangram Singh had built this enthralling garden in 1710. This garden was laid out for their leisure time. King Sangram and Princess Shankuntala came here to spend there weekends. It has 48 women attendants who came as part of a princess’s dowry and has beautiful, well-maintained fountains, kiosks, marble elephants and a delightful lotus pool. Saheliyon Ki Badi is one of the most beautiful gardens and a major tourist destination in Udaipur. It is the garden of maids.
Santa Jocita

112 Followers, 12 Reviews


Best time to visit
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Things to do
Relax
Open Hours
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Budget
RS 5/-

Rupis Resort India Pvt Ltd - Udaipur

We had a sumptuous lunch at Gypsy, Jodhpur before setting out for Rupis Resorts, which was going to be our abode for the last day in Rajasthan. Rupis resort is a reasonable 12 hour- drive distance from the Udaipur airport. As a perfect close to a tiring day, we spent the night relaxing and chatting away around a bonfire.
SHASHANK

7 Followers, 52 Reviews


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