Built by MaharanaJagat Singh1 in 1651 the temple enshrinesBlackStone image of LordVishnu. There is a brass image of Garuda the Lord bird carrier. The exterior and the plinth are covered with base relief of alligators; elephants, horsemen and celestial musicians rise in tiers.Chanting, bells and music can be. It is the largestheardthroughout the day and most splendidtemple of Udaipur.
Kailashpuri, the modern name for the town of Eklingji,22km north of Udaipur is famous for its 108temples enclosed by a high, fortified wall chiselled out of sandstone and marble. One of the prominent deity of theBefore the entrance in Maharanas of Mewar, worshiped the main temple as Mahadeva Chaumukhi,the there is a beautifully quadriform divinity, representedsculpted huge Nandi [ by a bust with four faces., it hasthe sacred brazen bull an ornate Man dap [ A pillaredwho is the loyal steed hall ] and the huge pyramidal roof composed of hundreds ofof Lord Shiva and has knots very vividly carved and his altar attached to finely decorated with the all his shrines. coloured stones.
Nathdwara lies 48 kms from Udaipur and literally means the gateway to the Lord. This greatVaishnavite shrine was built in the 17th century on spot exactly defined by the Lord himself. Thelegends have it that the image of the Lord Krishna was being transferred to safer place fromVrindaban to protect it from the destructive wrath of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The image when it reached the spot it vehicle the bullockcarts wheel sank axel deep in mud and refused to move further. The accompanying priest realised that this was lords chose spot and the image did not want to travel any further. Accordingly a
You may travel the world…But your journey is not complete till you don’t see Udaipur….!!!! So the journney still continues……….
This is a very congenial old building built right on the The palace has It is an ideal waterfront of over 100rooms place for an Lake Pichola at and some very evening Gangori Ghat. interesting entertainment display of while enjoying costumes and the view of modern art. Lake Pichola. The glass and The haveli now mirror in thestages delightful interiors of the evenings Haveli delicate entertainment; work and also pleasurable Badwa (PM of preserves a fine Rajasthani mewar) made example of Mewartraditional dance this building Painting on the &music in the which after his walls of Queens moody death became Chamber. surroundings the property of Mewar State
An impressive bronze statue of Maharana Pratap and his favorite horse stands at the Local people climb the top of Moti Magri hill to pay homage to (Pearl Mount) Maharana Pratap and overlooking Fateh his faithful charger Sagar.Chetak, who was killed in the battle of Haldighati. There are the ruins of one of the first modest palaces of Udaipur and there is also a charming Japanese rock garden not far away.The memorial has the first Light & Sound program in Rajasthan, that presents the history of Mewar.
The Lake Palace is located on the Jag Niwas Island he Lake Palace arising out of the Turquoise Waters of the Pichola like an elegant fantasy in white marble ,was built in the 17th century on a natural foundation of 4 acers of rock. It was initially called Jaginwas after its founder Maharana Jagjit Singh. Bada Mahal, Kush Mahal, Ajjan Niwas, Phool Mahal Jai Mahal and Dhola Mahal. All enhance the romance of the elegant setting.
Situated 3 kms west of Udaipur near the Havala village is the Centres Shilpgram - the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex. Spread over an undulating terrain of 130 bighas (70 Acres) of land andsurrounded by the Aravallies, the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex is conceived as a living enthnographic museum to depict the lifestyles of the folk and tribal people of the West Zone. Within this complex, huts of the member states are constructed incorporating traditional architectural features of different geographical and ethnic groups residing within the West Zone of India comprising of five Federal States.
objectives of Shilpgram is in the sphere of increasing awareness and knowledge of rural life and crafts,specifically, for the younger generation. Special emphasis is laid on workshops for children on arts, crafts, theatre and music.
After a long journey,lets proceed to the food court… Every city have its specilaity ,so do Udaipur has… & its just waiting for the food lovers to come and join the existing team…. lets travel to world of foooood..!!
Gulab bagh k pass Aloo Paranthe wala Yum Its smoking An taste economy aloo k ,or meal paranthe can which is a served must try forsay It’s with Dal everyone finger ,Dahi & whether alicking mouth localite or good melting an butter …. outside..
Fathesagar par Bread pakode wala Enjoying the view at fateh sagar ,u can enjoy the amazing bread pakoda with loads of flavour that u have never tried before. A right amount of spices &”masala” makes it perfect for all ages at all times………..!!!!In udaipur this bread pakoda is givenranking that its all time favourite forthe people of udaipur…..Its very light in taste served with hotchilli ,that is used as a compensatingsource for those who relish the rawtaste of chilli…!!
Ye hai Sirf Restros1. Flames Restauranta part of Raghu Mahal Hotelprovides a variety of flavourin sizzler both veg& non-veg.One must try ,if they are foodLovers… A soothing ,musical & full of fragrant ambience makes it a place to relish the food &cherish it with the family or friends… A good choice for lunch & dinner….
2. Lal bagh ,an exotic location in busy lines of udaipur ,gives you live musical experince , with a compliment of food. An luscious taste of non-veg is speciality of the place. The menu card itself shows the specilaity dish as a prefernce. A place to hang –out & have a stupendously splendid time then this is the right place…
3.The Food Club,an amazing view adds to the flavour of the food....here 1can see almost allthe important spots near the sea. Here ,traditional food can beasked to rejuvenate yourself, and go back to the old memories of yours.
Some more fascinating things and places that attracts the crowd to udaipur….!!!!
Traditional dance One of the most prminent factor ,that attracts the people to udaipur is the liveliness of dance.. True sense of tradition is still alive in udaipur through its dance.. Dancind with “Charu” and putting fire inside it then balancing it on the head shows the old Bhil Tribe tradition that used to be in udaipur (mewar). Even with the “thali” the women dance.., either placing it on the palm or placing under the feets and dancing on the edge of it… This gives a pleasant view of dance of mewar ,which is eternal.…!!
FatehSagar there are three small islands.; the largest of these is the island called the Nehru Park Said to be the pride of the (4 km2 area), which is a City of Lakes of Udaipur, it is popular garden with aan artificial lake constructed restaurant and a zoo, theby Maharana in north of Lake second island (0.06 km2 area) Pichola in 1678 and to the houses a public park with an north-west of Udaipur. impressive water-jet fountain and the third island (1.2 km2 area) is the address for the Udaipur Solar Observatory