The Temple boasts of a flamboyant use of Indo-Aryan architectural style. Magnificent pillars, carvings and airy halls line the place, recording the temple’s history across the century. Legend has it that the temple houses a marble slab with magical properties that can cure pain with a single touch.
Location: RJ State Highway 50, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
Location: City Palace Complex, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
Timings: 09.30AM-05.30PM on all days of the week
Bagore Ki Haveli
A part of the Haveli has now been converted into a Museum which remains open to the public. A variety of weapons, puppets, turbans and personal items belonging to the royal family are housed at this Museum.
Location: Gangaur Ghat Marg, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
Saheliyon Ki Bari
A number of water pools and beautiful fountains can be found scattered across the place. Marble statues and beautifully landscaped lawns add to the charm of the place.
Location: Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, Lake City, Near Science Museum, Panchwati, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
Timings: 09.00AM-07.00PM on all days of the week
The Palace is known for its exquisite architectural styles, with marble structures, domes, jharokha and well-kept gardens adding a regal beauty to the place.
Location: Kodiyat, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
Timings: 08.00AM-06.00PM on all days of the week
The tower serves as an important landmark in the city. A number of different local markets have now sprung up around the tower, offering a delightful shopping experience.
Location: Danmandi, Bapu Bazar, Nada Khada, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
The idol housed within the temple is 50-feet long and made entirely out of black marble. The Eklinga Murti is then surrounded by the idols of Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikay.
Location: National Highway No 8, Kailashpuri, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313202, India
Timings: 04.00AM-07.30PM on all days of the week.
The unique mountain past is best known as the seat of the historic Battle of Haldighati that had raged between Maharana Pratap and the Mughal forces in 1576. The mountain pass sports a memorial tribute to the king with a statue of Rana Pratap’s loyal horse, Chetak.
The attractive cenotaphs are built entirely out of white marble. Each cenotaph contains carvings of the Kings and their wives, telling their story through pictures.
Location: Ganapati Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
Timings: 06.00AM-06.00PM on all days of the week
Saas Bahu Temple
One of the most striking of Udaipur monuments, the temple is home to several marvelous sculptures and carvings depicting religious icons. The main temple premises is also home to several smaller shrines.
Timings: 05.00AM-12.00PM and 04.00PM-09.00PM on all days of the week.
Jag Mandir Palace
The Palace is known for its exquisite beauty, being home to several smaller Udaipur monuments, such as the Gul Mahal, Jag Mandir, Darikhana and more.
Location: Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
Timings: 06.00AM-06.00PM on all days of the week.
Pratap Gaurav Kendra
Apart from the statue itself, there are also numerous side attractions for the visitors to the Kendra: statue of Bharat Mata, statue of Swami Bhakt Chetak, statue of Meera Bai, nine temples of Bhakti Dham, galleries of projections and a water pond.
Location: Tiger Hills in Bargaon area, near Manoharpura (9 km from Udaipur City Railway Station).
Timings: 9:30am - 6:30pm.
Entry fee: 75 rupees per child and 150 rupees per adult.
Vintage and Classic Car Museum
The museum boasts a tremendous arsenal of 20 vintage cars, which include four Rolls-Royces, two Cadillacs, one MG Motors convertible, one Ford convertible and a Vauxhall-12. The museum also has other attractions of scientific innovation like an electrically powered eco-friendly rickshaw.
Location: Gulab Bagh Road, opposite to the zoo.
Entry: Rs. 150 per child and 250 per adult.
Built like a floating palace on waters, the palace is the epitome of luxury and fine living and has been converted into a hotel owned by the Taj Group. The fact that an actual James Bond film- ‘Octopussy’- was shot at it only guarantees its position as one of the heritage Udaipur monuments.
Location: Lake Pichola, Udaipur.
Fateh Prakash Palace
The palace is regal in every sense of the art, oozing excellence in architecture and traditional Rajput finesse, making it one of the most beautiful historical places in Udaipur. The palace overlooks Lake Pichola, and the visitors are guaranteed a mesmerizing view of the lake and the accompanying might of the Aravalli ranges.
Location: City Palace Road, Udaipur.
Shiv Niwas Palace
The palace has since been converted into a 5 star hotel by the HRH Group, and visitors are encouraged to actually experience royal living at its finest at what is one of the stalwart Udaipur monuments. The hotel’s architecture and interior décor has hardly been altered, giving the guests the most authentic experience of Rajasthani royalty and heritage.
Location: The Palace Complex, Lake Pichola, Udaipur.
Laxmi Vilas Palace
It is the perfect getaway for visitors trying to find themselves away from the bustle and crowd of the modern city into the laps of nature and lush hills. The service and hospitality of the hotel remains an echo of bygone times, treating the guests with regal warmth.
Location: Fateh Sagar Road, Udaipur.
Just 5 km away from the Pichola Lake, it provides a breathtaking view of both the lake and the surrounding mountains of the Aravalli ranges.
Location: Goverdhan Vilas, N.H.8, Udaipur.
Among the most prominent places to visit in Udaipur, the Bada Mahal or the City Palace is a 17th-century architectural magnificence that is a splendid structure that stands for the royalty that is characteristic of the state of Rajasthan.
This 27 meters high framework has been embellished with intricate designs, beautiful carvings and mirror art throughout the complex. Several fountains inside the complex give it a refreshing feel. There are high vaulted ceilings, sprawling corridors, courtyards, beautiful balconies and several carefully manicured gardens that add to its grandeur.
Location: City Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Distance from city: 6 km
Timings: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM throughout the week
Prices: Rs 30/- for adults
Rs 15/- for children
Rs 200/- for camera