6 places in Udaipur you would have definitely missed out on!

Famous for its lakes, palaces, gardens and romantic backdrops, Udaipur won’t let you down as a traveler. Known for its undeniable beauty, it is situated on the southern part of Rajasthan. Udaipur has a great history and it’s still connected to its root of Mewar Kingdom, which is a treat to watch.

Udaipur is a well-known city with many highlights for everyone yet there are some less-known places and activities you should relish, when in Udaipur.

1) Art and Its Sources

The sunsets of Udaipur are a traveler’s favorite but Art makes Udaipur even more exquisite. Be it the colorful and delicate Miniature art of the Rajasthani ideology or the modern street art that embellishes the street. The arts are so popular in-city that while asking for directions you will be directed by the walls of the painting. The Rajaputana painting can be seen on the narrow road of old-Udaipur or Art gallery like Rama Gallery , Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal and Bougain Villaea.

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  • Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal

The wall arts could be found somewhere near Chandpol Bridge and Ambrai Ghat. You can show your artistic side on the walls too.

2) Under the Sun Aquarium

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Situated close to Vibhuti Park, it is India’s LARGEST Under the sun Aquarium with World’s First Aqua Trick Art Museum. With a 125m long gallery a number of small as well as large aquariums with various fish.

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The greatest highlight is the Touch Pool, where you can touch and feed the fishes and as photography is allowed you can carry the memories along. (Even if a fish Bites you, you will have a crazy picture of blood flowing!)

3) Light and Sound show at City Palace

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  • City Palace at Night

This is a private show conducted every evening at the magnificent Manek Chowk in The City Palace. The show narrated by Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur introduces you to the engrossing history of Mewar. The Son ET Lumiere presents glimpses of 1,500 years of history of the Mewars of the state in one hour.

4) Solar Observatory

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  • Located on an island of Fateh Sagar Lake

It is considered to the best solar observing site in Asia. Solar Observatory of Udaipur is among the few in the world that are sited on an island. USO is a site of national and international importance. If you are planning to visit this observatory, you have to take a boat ride to reach the observatory along with your Sunglasses.

P.s: There are 2 ways to get in. Either get an admission in their special Ph.d or give a visit in June/July :P

5) Crystal Gallery

Crystal Gallery, Udaipur was ordered by - Maharana Sajjan Singh from F&C Osler & Co in England in 1877. The Maharana died before it arrived. The extraordinary collection includes crystal chairs, sofas, tables and even beds. It is the largest private collection of crystal in the world. It has the most exclusive and attractive collections of crystals.

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For the Foodies

‘There is no sincere love, than love of food.’

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  • Fateh Sagar lake is Famous for its Street food.

Foods are so special, our taste buds craving for the spicy, desi, budget friendly taste gets satisfied to the best of it with an exclusive, irreplaceable taste.

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Every person has a weak spot for that savoury street food served at the many alleys and lanes of small and big cities across the country. Udaipur is one such city that is known for its delightful varieties of street delicacies, but with a twist of the mind-blowing spices of Rajasthan that together make up the best street food in Udaipur. From Daal Baati, Mirchi Badas, to common items like Kachoris and Dabelis, there is nothing you won’t find in the glittering streets of this Golden City.

P.S: Please make sure to have the most epic Poha, Dahi Kachori , Samosa , Dal Kachori and Lassi in front of Jagdish Temple.

Picture Credits

a)Art

b)Under The Sun Aqarium

c) City Palace

e) Solar Observatory

f) Crystal Gallery

We, at Zostel Udaipur await your arrival. :)

Crafted By, Anushka Arora


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