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The city of Udaipur is perhaps of India's most seductive. Known as the City of Lakes or the Venice of the East, Udaipur is the historic capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar & is known for its splendid Rajput-era palaces. Its centrepiece is the attractive Lake Pichola & the wonderful Lake Palace that appears to float on the surface of the water. Famously used in the James Bond Octopussy film, the Lake Palace was originally built as a summer palace in 1743 & features floors inlaid with black & white marble & walls ornamented with different precious stones. Today the Lake Palace is a luxury hotel, voted as of the most romantic in India.

Udaipur Facts

• Area 37 sq. km
• Population 5,98,678
• Altitude 577 metres above sea level
• Languages Rajasthani, Hindi, English
• Best time to visit September–March
• STD Code 0294

Tourist Attractions in Udaipur

If Jaipur is the pink city, Udaipur is a study in white. The city is known its palaces, museums, temples, lake, & gardens. The City Palace & Museum is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. The museum has a stunning collection of objects belonging to different Maharanas of Udaipur. The Picholia Lake, Udai Sagar, & Pratap Sagar are among the most pretty lakes in the state. Other attractions in the city are the Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jagdish Temple, Jag Mandir, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir, Pratap Memorial, & Ahar Museum.

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