According to the Inbound Tourism Statistics by Indian Tour Operators Promotion Council, Rajasthan attracted about 14% of the total foreign visitors by the end of 2010. This also makes Rajasthan the fourth most visited Indian State by the foreign visitors. Udaipur, Rajasthan, India found as early as 1559 is known for its history, culture and scenic location. In fact, the city was referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’ in the, Udaipur: An eternal melding of the ages by Max Davidson published in the Daily Telegraph. Furthermore, Travel and Leisure declared Udaipur as the ‘Best City of the World’ in 2009. Find out about the major attractions of the city that makes it a popular tourist destination, especially for the foreign visitors.
Why Udaipur Rajasthan India is a City of Romance
Abode of ancient Rajput culture, beautiful lakes, palaces, Udaipur, Rajasthan (India) attracts thousands of foreign visitors every month. Find out about the major attractions of the city in detail:
- Lake Pichola and Fateh Sagar Lake are the most beautiful and regarded lakes of the city. Lake Pichola is delightful with the fresh water. Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are the two islands that connect with the Pichola Lake. Romantic couples especially appreciate the open area, the cool breeze and rich architecture on these islands.
- Fateh Sagar Lake is another sought after spot for the romantic strollers. The Lake water is crystal clear which also supports drinking water, industrial use, agricultural use and more. This is certainly impressive for most of the foreign visitors as they get to enjoy romantic boat rides on the clean water.
- Three of the enormous lakes that attract tourists, include Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake and Saroop Sagar Lake are connected to an arched bridge built by Maharana Swaroop Singh.
Pondering upon the ancient Rajputana culture, city of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India has a series of palaces exhibiting impressive architecture and wealth. Balconies at heights, huge entrances with triple-arched main gates, Peacock courtyards and open terraces contributed to the romance of the earlier times in India. Foreign tourists will find solace in well-decorated, open palaces. Historical buildings of Sheesh Mahal, Moti Mahal and Krishna Vilas, that were built in the memory of princess who gave up her life to terminate a bloody battle for her hand, attracts couples of all ages from all over the world.
- Tourists from fast paced metro cities such as London and New York can find a peaceful escape from the hustle bustle that they go through on a daily basis in the temples of Udaipur in Rajasthan (India).
- Newly wedded couples from all over the world pay their visits to highly spiritual Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, Neemach Mata Temple and the Status of Shiva to seek blessings of the powerful gods.
While the city of Udaipur host numerous luxurious hotels to suit every need of foreign visitors in order to get a taste of rich culture of Rajasthan, there are exclusive farm houses stays. Villagers welcome their guests with great hospitality and serve traditional local, holistic meals.