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Mewar Festival 2014

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Mewar Festival

April 02, 2014…

From : April 02, 2014           To : April 04, 2014

PlaceGangaur Ghat, Udaipur (Rajasthan)

The Mewar Festival is an annual event celebrated in the month of March or April in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The festival welcomes the onset of the spring season. During this festival, the idols of Gangaur and Isar are circulated in a procession through different parts of the city. Read more

Jaisamand Lake

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Name             : Jaisamand Lake

Situated         : 48 kms North of Udaipur

Built year      : 1685 AD

Person built : Maharaja Jai Singh

Popularly known as Asia’s second-largest artificial lake, Jaisamand Lake is situated 48 kms away from Udaipur. It has a circumference of around 30 miles and 102 feet depth, which is worth mentioning. Read more

Pichhola Lake

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Name            : Pichhola Lake

Situated       : Near City Palace

Built year     : 1362 AD

Person built : Pichhu Banjara Singh

The boat ride in the pristine blue waters of the Lake Pichola, especially, in the backdrop of setting sun is enough to seduce anybody to come to it. Maharaja Udai Singh certainly did not miscalculate the panoramic beauty of the lake, which is surrounded by beautiful hills, when he chose to expand it. Later two beautiful island palaces in the middle of the lake were added by Maharaja Jagjit Singh, now, known as Jag Niwas (popularly known as the Lake Palace) and Jag Mandir that adds to the gleaming beauty of the lake. One of the most amorous holiday spots of the world, the one-time summer residence of the royalty of Udaipur, Lake Palace is made up of white marble. It has now been converted into a magnificent heritage hotel with beautiful pavilions, planned out gardens and legends that always move hand-in-hand with any Rajasthani marvel. Read more

Rajsamand Lake

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Name             : Rajsamand Lake

Situated        : 66 kms North of Udaipur

Built year      : 1652-80 AD

Person built : Maharaja Rana Rai Singh

Rajsamand Lake is one of the five popular lakes of Udaipur. Located 66kms to the north of Udaipur, Rajsamand Lake lies between Rajnagar and Kankroli. The lake is also known by the name of Rajsamudra Lake in Rajasthan. Rajsamand Lake was built by Maharana Raj Singh in 1660. Noticing the statistics, the lake stretches to the length of 4 miles and 1.75 miles in width. The lake has the approximate depth of 60 feet. Read more

FatehSagar Lake

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Name            : FatehSagar Lake

Situated        : Lying in North & connected by a small canal with Lake Pichhola

Built year      : 1678 AD

Person built : Maharana Fateh Singh

FatehSagar Lake is the second artificial lake of Udaipur, the first being Jaisamand lake. Located in the north of Lake Pichola, FatehSagar Lake lies just besides the entrance to Moti Magri Hill. Built in 1678 by Maharana Jai Singh, Fateh Sagar Lake got its name from Maharana Fateh Singh, who later made additions to it. Talking about the statistics of Fateh Sagar, the lake extends to the length of 2.4 km, 1.6 km. in width and deep to the extent of 11.5 meter. During the monsoons, the lake covers the total area of around 1 sq km. Read more

Explore Udaipur

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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 the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar in Rajputana Agency. Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some […]