Udaipur is known as the Venice of the east. It is also called the city of lakes. The marble palaces, temples, the beautiful gardens, hills and the placid blue lakes enhance the beauty of this city. The Lake Palace on Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Pichola Lakes is the finest example of its architectural and cultural explosion. Udaipur with its plethora of tourist attractions and a wide variety of tourist destinations. It is also the centre for performing arts, craft and its famed miniature paintings. The Shilp Gram festival is a center of attraction during the season.
|Area||37 sq. km.|
|Temprature||Summer : Max 41.6° C Min 25.0° C.,
Winter : Max 23.6° C Min 7.9° C.
|Languages Spoken||Rajasthani, Hindi, English|
|Best Time to visit||September-March|
|Altitude||577 meters above sea level|
Udaipur is directly linked by rail with major cities some important train connection are : 9643 Express (Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Jaipur-Ajmer-Chittaurgarh-Udaipur).
By ROAD :
A wide network of bus service link Udaipur with several destinations. Some of the important distance are Agra 630km, Ahmedabad 262 km Jaipur 406 km .Jodhpur 275km and Mount Abu 185km.
Debock Airport is 24 km from the city centre, Dairy Indian Airliness flights connect Udaipur with Jodhpur, Jaipur aurangbad, Mumbai and Delhi.
Shopping in Udaipur is a delightful experience. A plethora of items like folk toys, colourful tie-dye sarees and clothes, turbans, hand painted fabrics, silver Jewellery, wall hangings and miniature paintings in Rajput Style are the favourite buys. Other popular souvenirs sold in markets in Udaipur are Rajasthani puppets, Rajasthani turbans and terracotta pottery. The main markets in Udaipur are Palace Road, Hathi Pol, Bada Bazaar, Bapu Bazaar and Chetak Circle. Rajasthali emporium offers a wide variety of Rajasthani handicrafts, textiles and jewellery under one shed..