5 Best Places to visit in Udaipur

Places to visit in Udaipur – Udaipur is often referred to as the romantic city and it is quite intriguing as to how a city of the Rajputs showcasing their velour story could be romantic in the 21st century. But, it is what it is and our Venice of the East is a romantic city loved by the couples and the honeymooners. It is the ambiance of the city that makes it pleasant, peaceful, and soothing for the couples and for everyone to be here and indulge in some serenity. Also, it being the romantic city doesn’t take the vibe of the royal culture out.

Places to visit in Udaipur

City Palace at night, Udajpur, Rajasthan, India.

The city is blessed with forts, palaces, museums, and other gorgeous architectural beauty to embrace. The Venice of the East is a famous tourist destination in India that also sees the visitors from across the globe. The latest modern culture with the latest gorgeous architectural buildings have a perfect blend with the ancient beauties which are throughout in the city and are also are rated as the best places to visit in Udaipur.

Each lane and every location of this ‘city of Lakes; is so stunning that its beauty stays in your eyes and heart forever. It would not be wrong to say that nature is extremely biased for this place.

If you happen to tour at this city anytime, we would suggest you to have these gorgeous places to visit in Udaipur in your primary list.

#1 The Lake Palace Udaipur

The Lake Palace Udaipur

About the Place

Palace on the lake, yes that is the true and that is the beauty of the Rajput architecture! There are enough times when we underestimate Indian architecture and Indian monuments when it comes to exploring. And the gorgeous and very well built places like these let us know that we are so wrong on so many levels. The beautiful Lake Palace Udaipur is an architectural masterpiece to watch. It is built on Lake Pichola and it overlooks the Aravalli hills having an exquisite architecture of sculpted marbles and gilt mouldings. It is now been converted into a luxury resort which gives the access to normal public to spend some money and live in luxury. 

How to Reach

One needs to take a boat ride from the banks of Lake Pichola to reach The Lake Palace in Udaipur. 

Best Time to Visit 

The best time to visit the Lake Palace Udaipur is the season of winter. The months from September to March are the most pleasant and the weather is bearable and totally worthy to explore such gorgeous places. The monsoons however are also pretty good until it rains and ruins the exploring day. 

Best things to do

  • Explore the lake Pichola
  • Go on a boat ride at Lake Pichola
  • Explore the City Palace
  • Take a heritage walk around 
  • Have a meal at the Lake palace restaurant
  • Explore the Tibetan markets and cafes around 

#2 City Palace of Udaipur

City Palace of Udaipur

About the Place 

Post exploring the palace on the lake, let us move on to explore the palace on the banks of the lake Pichola. This is another one of the most famous places to visit in Udaipur. There is a City Palace in Jaipur as well that is equally magical. The City Palace Udaipur has a grandeur appearance that looks splendid from the banks of the lake. It looks huge and the entire sight from the lake is genuinely breath taking. This palace is a sheer symbol of royalty of the Rajputs. The architecture of the palace is a mixture of Chinese, Medieval and the European styles. It has a huge pavilion, terraces, gardens, and so much fit in your cameras.

How to Reach

One can reach the City Palace from any part of the city via any medium of road transport. 

Best Time to Visit 

The best time to visit the Lake Palace Udaipur is the season of winter. The months from September to March are the most pleasant and the weather is bearable and totally worthy to explore such gorgeous places. The monsoons however are also pretty good until it rains and ruins the exploring day. 

Best Things to do

  • Explore the palace
  • Watch the view of the lake Pichola from the palace
  • Visit the City Palace museum
  • Explore the handicrafts markets and gallery nearby

#3 Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

About the Place

Just outside the gorgeous and the marvelous Royal palace is another beautiful place to visit in Udaipur which is the Jagdish temple. Since 1651, the temple has been in use and the devotees visit the temple to worship since then. It was previously called as the Jagannath temple but now it is called as the Jagdish Ji temple. The temple is built on a raised terrace and the construction of the temple is really pretty. In fact, the entire temple complex is a beautiful one to explore to the fullest. 

How to reach

The Jagdish temple in Udaipur can be reached through any medium of road transport be it the private cars, autos, or buses. 

Best Time to visit

The temple opens from 4.15 am and is opened till 1 pm and then it again open from 5.15 pm till 8 pm. The devotees can visit the temple during these hours. 

Best things to do

  • Worship the main deity in the temple. 
  • Explore the temple complex
  • Visit the Royal Palace nearby

#4 Jagmandir Udaipur

Jagmandir Udaipur

About the Place

Did it get really enough to known about the palace on the lake or the palace beside the lake? Then let us take you to another wonder spot of interest in Udaipur which is the Jag Mandir. While you are boating on the lake Pichola, this mandir is easily accessible from there. You can view the mandir from the lake while boating and it looks splendid because of the architecture and the lighting. It has a life-size grandeur entrance with marble made elephants, a façade, a garden courtyard which is quite evident even from a distance. Also, there are various sections like Bara Pathron ka Mahal, Kunwar Pada ka Mahal, and Gul Mahal in the mandir to explore and keep yourself occupied. 

How to Reach

The Jag Mandir can be reached by a boat ride on the lake Pichola. It is a fun way to enter the mandir. 

Best Time to Visit 

The best time to visit the Lake Palace Udaipur is the season of winter. The months from September to March are the most pleasant and the weather is bearable and totally worthy to explore such gorgeous places. The monsoons however are also pretty good until it rains and ruins the exploring day. 

Best Things to do

  • Enjoy the boat ride at Lake Pichola
  • Explore the mandir and look out for the details
  • Explore the mahals inside the mandir
  • Enjoy the sunset view at the lake Pichola

#5 Monsoon Palace in Udaipur

Monsoon Palace in Udaipur

About the Place

The reason it is called as the Monsoon palace is because it was built with the sole purpose of fantasizing the monsoon clouds. Is this even for real? I mean hats off to the Rajput kings who thought there should be more to life than conquering places. Their enjoyment level for life is proved with the construction of this monument. Sajjangarh was the former name of this palace though.

The top of this palace gives the surreal panoramic views of the city along with the Monsoon clouds. The view of the Monsoon clouds look incredible from the top and it is one of the best places to visit in Udaipur and even better when you are visiting it during the Monsoons. It has a royal architecture with a palatial residence.

How to Reach 

One can easily take a road transport like a private cab or bus to reach the Monsoon palace. 

Best time to visit

For this place, the best time has to be the monsoons when the monsoons clouds are all over the sky and it can be enjoyed from the top of the palace. 

Best Things to Do

  • Explore the Monsoon palace
  • Enjoy the view from the top
  • Fantasize the clouds

Conclusion 

If you are there for a weekend or for one to two days in Udaipur, you can surely visit these places. Out of all the gorgeous places to visit in Udaipur, these were some of the most exotic places to explore. Every place we mentioned above have something unique to offer and they are the standing masterpieces of outstanding architecture that is not very common.

Udaipur is a pleasant, happening, and a culturally place to enjoy your holidays. There is so much to take back from the city of love other than gorgeous pictures. 

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