It would be wonderful if you had visited Venice. If not, and you want to experience what it's like to be in such gorgeous surroundings, you might choose to fly to Udaipur, often known as the 'Venice of the East and 'The City of Lakes.' Udaipur, a city in Rajasthan, is a beautiful place with a rich cultural heritage and a fascinating past. The palaces reflect the architectural splendor that existed during the Rajput period, and the gorgeous backdrop depicts how nature can be generous wherever it chooses to be. Here is the list of top 10 things to do in Udaipur that you should not miss.

1.City Palace:

Information for Visitors

· Famous for History, Architecture, Photography.

· Tickets: 30 INR for adults and 15 INR for children.

· Opening Timings: Open all days (9:30 am to 5:30 pm).

· Duration: 1-2 hours.

About City Palace

Maharana Udai Singh II of the Sisodia Rajput family built the City Palace in the year 1559. On the banks of Pichola Lake, the palace is located. The palace's architecture is a blend of European, Medieval, and Chinese influences. The City Palace is made up of 11 spectacular buildings that were built at different times and by different emperors. The palace's size is breath-taking, with courtyards, terraces, pavilions, hanging gardens, and much more. The architecture, the antiques within, and the rare artwork adorning the walls of the palace are all spectacular.

Things to Do at City Palace

· Take a tour of City Palace.

· Visit the City Palace Museum (charges separate).

· Enjoy a scenic view of the nearby Lake Pichola.

2.Lake Pichola:

Information for Visitors

· Famous for: Nature, Photography.

· Tickets: The boat ride costs 340 INR for adults and 170 INR for children. A sunset boat ride would cost about 220 INR more.

· Opening Timings: Open all days till sunset.

· Duration: 1-2 hours.

About Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola, another man-made wonder in a city dominated by nature, was built in 1362 AD. In the 16th century, Rana Udai Singh II extended the lake.

Huge hills, majestic buildings, temples, and bathing ghats surround the lovely lake. The islands in Lake Pichola provide a variety of tourist attractions, therefore cruising in Lake Pichola is guaranteed to be a blast. The sunset views are breathtaking. A boat tour provides beautiful views of the city, especially in the evenings when you watch the sunset on your eyes and the city lights up. With the lights on, the palaces look lovely, and the view from the lake is amazing.

Things to Do at Lake Pichola

· Boat riding during sunset.

· Stroll along the pathways surrounding the lake.

· Visit the attractions like Lake Palace and Lake Garden Palace.

3.Lake palace:

Information for Visitors

· Famous for: History, Weddings, Photography.

· Tickets: Museum tour costs 75 INR, Crystal Gallery tour costs 500 INR and boat ride costs 450 INR.

· Opening Timings: Open all days.

· Duration: 1-2 hours.

About Lake Palace

Lake Palace, also known as Jag Niwas, is an architectural masterpiece and a popular wedding attraction in Udaipur. Maharana Jagat Singh II constructed the palace on the island of Jag Niwas in Lake Pichola in the year 1746. In the 1960s, it was renovated into a luxury hotel and is now part of the Taj luxury resorts. This breath-taking setting has also appeared in numerous Hollywood and Bollywood films.

Things to Do near Lake Palace

· Have a luxurious meal in the many restaurants.

· Boat Ride in Lake Pichola.

· A tour of this historic heritage site.

· Visit the nearby Jagdish temple nearby.

· Enjoy the sunset at the nearby Lake Fateh Sagar.

4.Lake garden palace

Information for Visitors

· Famous for: History, Architecture, Photography.

· Tickets: A 30 min ride would cost 225 INR (adult) and 115 INR (child). An hour ride would cost 325 INR (Adult) and 115 INR (child).

· Opening Timings: Open all days.

· Duration: 1-2 hours.

About Lake Garden Palace

When Shah Jahan seeking asylum here in his youth, the Jagmandir or Lake Garden Palace is claimed to have served as an inspiration for the Taj Mahal. This palace has a lengthy history and is regarded as one of the Mughals' and Rajput’s' friendship symbols. This palace has a magnificent feel to it thanks to a succession of stunning constructions that would delight any visitor.

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Things to Do at Lake Garden Palace

· Visit the flower garden.

· Boat Ride in Lake Pichola.

· Savor Rajasthani cuisine at the Darikhana restaurant.

· Visit the museum in the complex.

· Visit the nearby City Palace.

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5.Vintage car museum

Information for Visitors

· Famous for: History, Automobiles, Photography.

· Tickets: 250 INR for adults and 150 INR for children.

· Opening Timings: Open all days (9 am to 9 pm).

· Duration: 45 min.

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About Vintage Car Museum

The Royal Vintage Car Museum is a must-see for any tourist. It is a wonderland for all automobile lovers. It opened in February 2000 and has since become a very popular tourist destination. The museum features a number of well-known classic automobiles, including the 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom, which was featured in the Bond film Octopussy, as well as a number of rare Rolls-Royce models, to name a few. The peace and tranquillity of this location are an extra treat.

Things to Do near Royal Vintage Car Museum

· Have traditional Rajasthani thali at the Garden Hotel.

· Vintage car tour.

· Visit the nearby Gulab Bagh.

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