Udaipur is a city of Rajasthan state, India. It is also called as Mewar and known as the City of Lakes because of some of the most beautiful lakes in the state. The region was for centuries a Rajput kingdom and this has influenced the history, culture and the architecture of the city in a big manner.
Udaipur has a hot semi-arid climate.
The city is also known for its Rajput-era palaces constructed in Indo - Aryan architecture style. It is located to the southwest of Nagda, on the Banas River. The Rajvansh dynasty of Udaipur is one of the oldest dynasty of the world.
The Zonal Railway Training Institute of Udaipur is a major training centre of Indian Railways and the biggest of its kind in Asia.
Udaipur is a popular and favourite marriage destination domestically and internationally. Many celebrities, including film stars, business families, politicians chose Udaipur to hold marriage ceremonies and parties.
Udaipur is a hub for arts and crafts and is famous for famed miniature paintings, marble articles, silver arts, terracotta, and meenakari jewellery and leatherwear.
Udaipur tourist palces are Heritage Monuments & Structures: Lake Palace, Sajjan Garh Palace (Monsoon Palace), Saheliyon-ki-Bari,Doodh Talai, Bagore-ki-Haveli, Zonal Railway Training Institute.
Lakes: Fateh Sagar Lake, Rangsagar Lake, Pichola Lake, Swaroopsagar Lake, Dudh Talai Lake, Udaisagar Lake.
Museum: Ahar Museum.
Religious Places: Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, Karnimata Temple, Bohara Ganeshji Temple, Neemachmata Temple, Burhani Masjid.
Zoo: Gulab Bagh Zoo.
Gardens and Parks: Nehru Garden, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, Moti Magri (Maharana Pratap Memorial), Shilpgram, Sukhadia Circle.
Observatory: Udaipur Solar Observatory.
Udaipur has many shows of films, drama and performing art conducted in numerous theaters through out the city.
Udaipur has a vibrant and unique nightlife. Here, one can enjoy shopping, dining, watching movies, dancing, drinking, attend music concert, Indian classical Plays and arts and a late night latest movies at the cinema theatres, dance on national and international tunes in various discotheques. When it comes to the bars and pubs, the city has some of the very luxurious and royal bars and pubs which add spice to the nightlife in Udaipur.
In Udaipur there are many things that one can buy from numerous places, to purchase various handicrafts, traditional clothing and leather-wares.
Udaipur has best of International hotel chains, Heritage Palace hotels and resorts and budget hotels to choose your accommodation from.
Rajasthani Cuisine: The famous Dal Baati Churma, Marwari / Rajasthani Thali, Bajre ki roti and Lashun ki chutney, Mawa Kachori, know sweet dishes include Ghevar, Feeni, Gajak, Chauguni ke laddu, Moong Thal, Mawa, Malpauas and Rassgollas and there are lots of ethnic multi cuisine restaurants to fulfill all your hunger needs.
Transport within udaipur: Cabs and auto-rickshaws are the only means of moving inside the city as well as to reach some of the tourist spots in the proximity. To move inside the city, best means would be the auto-rickshaws.