UDAIPUR THE CITY OF LAKES .

July 29, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Udaipur :

City in Rajasthan

Udaipur, formerly the capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559, it’s set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its lavish royal residences. City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola, is a monumental complex of 11 palaces, courtyards and gardens, famed for its intricate peacock mosaics.

Area: 37 km²Founded: 1559Elevation: 600 mWeather: 31 °C, Wind S at 8 km/h, 68% HumidityPopulation: 4.51 lakhs (2011)Local time: Wednesday, 11:52 am.

What is Udaipur famous for :

Dubbed “the most romantic spot on the continent of India” by British administrator James Tod, Udaipur is a tourist destination and is known for its history, culture, scenic locations and the Rajput-era palaces. It is popularly known as the “City of Lakes” because of its sophisticated lake system

Is Udaipur safe for tourists :

Udaipur is a major tourist destination. It is absolutely safe as long as you take the normal precautions, which you have to take in any part of the world. Normally all rajasthan is safe for anybody but Daughter or any lady can be need safety sides from herself.

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From Top to Bottom: Evening view of the city, City Palace complex.

Pre-Historic Era :

The Ahar River bank was inhabited in about 2000 B.C. There are footprints of two different civilizations, which provides claims about earliest inhabitants of the Ahar culture: the first ones are the Bhil/Bheels, the indigenous tribes originated at this place, and are still residing in the area in large numbers. The second footprints were of Rajputs, who once entered the enclosed valley, and then continued to live in this place for centuries.

Geography :

Udaipur’s landscape during monsoon.