About Udaipur
 

Udaipur is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar . It is also known as the City of Lakes. The Pichola lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some of the most beautiful lakes in the state. It is known for its Rajput-era palaces. Particularly famous is the Lake Palace, which covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake. Many of the palaces have been converted into luxury hotels.

History of Udaipur

Udaipur was the capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar, ruled by Ranawats & other 23 branches of the Sisodia clan. The founder of Udaipur was Rana Udai Singh . The ancient capital of Mewar was Chittor or Chittorgarh, located on the Banas River northeast of Udaipur. Legend has it that Maharana Udai Singh came upon a hermit while hunting in the foothills of the Aravalli Range. The hermit blessed the king and asked him to build a palace on the spot and it would be well protected. Udai Singh established a residence there. In 1568 the Mughal emperor Akbar captured Chittor, and Udai Singh moved the capital to the site of his residence, which became the city of Udaipur . As the Mughal empire weakened, the Sisodia ranas, and later maharanas, reasserted their independence and recaptured most of Mewar except the fort of Chittor.

Places to Visit

  • City Palace Udaipur
  • Lake Palace
  • City Palace and Museum
  • Sajjangarh Fort
  • Udaipur Solar Observatory
  • Dudh Talai and many more.

 
Language : Rajasthani
 
Welcome : Padharo Mahare Des
Reduce the price : Kum Karo
Too expensive : Ghadhon Mehengo
Room : Kamaro
Sit down : Baitho sa
Thank you : Dhanyawada Sa
River : Nadi
What are you doing : Kya Kar Karo So
Where : Kathaaye
Delicious : Chokhi
Till when : Kab tak
Elephant : Haathi
Camel : Ooth
Water : Paani - Jul
 
 
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