You need to have a list of must see things in Udaipur if you’re planning to visit the beautiful city. Udaipur has much more to it than just the great lakes.
Here is a list of 30 must see things in Udaipur that you should visit/try when in Udaipur:
Fatehsagar ki Paal
When in Udaipur, you should go for a stroll at the Fatehsagar ki Paal, in case you want to see the beautiful sunrise or savor the night breeze.
Vinod Cafe is quite a famous joint near Fatehsagar Ki Paal where you can head over to for the best cold coffee and club sandwich in town while you are at the Fatehsagar ki Paal.
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Under The Sun
Under The Sun is India’s largest fish aquarium, near Vibhuti Park at the Fatehsagar Lake. The aquarium has about 180 species of marine and freshwater fishes. Photography is allowed inside the fish aquarium which makes it even more impressive as you can take memories with you.
You can go speed boating at the Fatehsagar Lake if you seek an adrenaline rush. Go in a group of ten and experience the exciting ride and mesmerizing beauty of the lake.
Nehru Parka is an island located in the center of Fatehsagar Lake. You can eat at the boat-shaped restaurant here, and get yourself snapped in the fabulous Rajasthani dresses you get on rent.
Udaipur Solar Observatory
Udaipur Solar Observatory is located in the center of Fatehsagar Lake. It has Asia’s biggest telescope. While the observatory is not open to the public, you can view the building quite clearly even from a distance.
Pichola Lake is one of the oldest lakes in the city. You’ll fall in love with the place and its scenic sights if you visit it at night.
Jagmandir Palace is directly in the middle of Pichola Lake. It is constructed on one of the two natural islands in the lake.
You can book an extravagant stay at the Lake Palace, the grand hotel-cum-resort which was previously open to the public.
Dudh Talai Lake
You can enjoy the picturesque view of Udaipur from the Dudh Talai Lake, a little pond located near Pichola Lake.
Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park
Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park holds Rajasthan’s first musical fountain. Feel the charm of music at the musical garden around Dudh Talai Lake.
Karni Mata Temple
Karni Mata Temple is located near Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park. You can take a ropeway ride from the park to the temple. You can also use the stairs to this world-famous temple from the park.
Neemach Mata Temple
Neemach Mata Temple is located on the top of a hill at around 850 meters. You will get a scenic view of the entire city from there. The temple is also recognized as the Vaishno Devi of Udaipur and can be reached only on foot.
Badi Lake has located around 12 km from the main city. The designated tourist attraction of this place is the picturesque kiosks which have ancient engravings. You can relax here for hours and can adulate the beauty of the ‘city of lakes’ in its purest sense.
Sajjangarh Fort is located amidst the magnificent Aravalli Hills. Towering at an excellent height, the fort gives an exciting bird’s eye view of Udaipur city facing the two lakes – the Pichola & Fatehsagar.
Sukhadia Circle Garden
You can hang out with your friends at the Sukhadia Circle Garden. You can take a horse and camel ride around the circle, or also go boating in the little pond in the center of the circle.
Sukhadia Circle Chowpatty
Indulge yourself in the tasty street food at the Sukhadia Circle Chowpatty. There’s an open food court that gives almost everything you can think of eating from Pao bhaji and bhel, to falooda and gol gappe.
Bapu Bazaar, Sindhi Bazaar, and Hathipole
Buy traditional bandhej at Bapu Bazar and Sindhi Bazar, and for handmade mojris at Hathipole.
Goverdhan Sagar Lake
Goverdhan Sagar Lake is located on the outskirts of Udaipur. The peaceful ambiance of this place is a must-go if you want a break from city life.
Get to know about the history and worship of Mira Bai at the ship-shaped museum on the shores of the Goverdhan Sagar.
Ambrai Ghat is located near Pichola Lake. You can also hold a dreamy candlelight dinner at the Ambrai Restaurant here.
City Palace is located on the banks of Lake Pichola. This fort houses 11 other palaces, several temples, and gardens.
Jagdish Temple is the largest temple in Udaipur, at the City Palace complex. This three-storeyed temple is recognized for its marvelous architecture and elegant pillar carvings.
Vintage Car Museum
Vintage Car Museum is situated just opposite Gulab Bagh. This museum displays many vintage cars and all of them are in working condition.
Shilpgram in Udaipur is a popular crafts fair organized every year. It is generally organized during the winters.
Kumbhalgarh Fort is located 64 km from the city of Udaipur. The fort is perceived to have the second largest wall in the world after the Great Wall of China.
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is located inside Kumbhalgarh Fort. This is the only sanctuary in Rajasthan where you can clearly find wolves wandering around.
Saas Bahu Temple
Saas Bahu Temple in Nagda is merely 20 km away from the city. This shrine devoted to Lord Vishnu is remembered for its unique sculptures and architecture.
Saheliyon ki Bari
You can spend some quality time amidst the magnificent fountains and greens at the Saheliyon ki Bari.
After traveling through the entire city and before leaving, do get a picture clicked in front of the Udaipur Signage. Otherwise, your trip will seem incomplete. You’ll find the sign at Pratap Park beside Pichola Lake.
So here’s a bucket list of must see things in Udaipur for you to fulfill! In case you’re planning to Bangalore, you can check out some one-day trips by clicking here.