Rajasthan is known for playing host to some of the most pristine holiday destinations in India and our pick from all the other cities today is Udaipur. The city known for its lakes, palaces and romantic ambience, there is everything to love about the city. This article shares some interesting facts about the city.
One of the most visited or sought after city in the state of Rajasthan is definitely Udaipur. This picturesque city is home to some of the best historical monuments and palaces which make for a great sightseeing trip. For those are yet to visit but are planning to visit the city, there are certain misconceptions or unknown facts behind the city that you need to know before you hop on the Mumbai to Udaipur flights.
Udaipur is one of the romantic destinations in India. It ranks amongst the top of some of the most sought after honeymoon destinations in India. The beautiful lakes and boat rides, the huge array of romantic fine dining restaurants with a rooftop and terrace and much more add to the attraction of the city. Udaipur truly is one of the best travel destinations in India. Mentioned below are some of the interesting facts related to the city.
Udaipur is not a desert city
As opposed to the general misconception, Udaipur is not a desert city. To see desert sand and experience the desert life, Jaisalmer is the city you have to visit.
Udaipur is home to Asia’s second largest artificial lake
The Jaisamand lake, also fondly called as the Durbar Lake is guaranteed to take your breath away. The never ending stretch of the clear water body consisting of a large dam and 7 islands, is the second largest and one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in Asia.
Udaipur is the hub for minerals
Minerals and mining is an occupation that associates very closely with Rajasthan and almost all of that comes from this beautiful city. Udaipur is the main mining destination for Zinc and copper found in the state of Rajasthan.
Udaipur is home to the world’s most romantic hotel
The Hotel Lake Palace found in the Lake Pichola is known to be the most romantic hotel on the planet! Now under the Taj group, this hotel voted as the most romantic hotel in the whole world is a heritage hotel and one of the finest beauties of Udaipur.
Udaipur was the capital of Mewar Dynasty
The capital of the kingdom was shifted from Chittorgarh to Udaipur thus making Udaipur the new capital of the kingdom. One of the main reasons you will see various monuments and palaces built during that time.
Udaipur is known as the ‘City of Lakes’
There are various famous lakes in Udaipur. So much so, that the city has been dubbed as the ‘City of Lakes’. It has interconnected lake system which also helps in the process of regeneration of water from the ground, this also helping to regular the climatic conditions of the city.