Udaipur is named after Maharaja Udai Singh.Udaipur popularly known as the jewel of Mewar - was ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 years. The city of Udaipur is intermingled by three serene lakes: Pichhola, Fatehsagar and Udaisagar. Udaipur's beauty has increased by the beauty of these lakes.Udaipur is called the "City of Lakes".It is a beautiful city of India and founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 AD on the shores of Lake Pichola.Udaipur is situated at the distance of 405 kms. from Jaipur.Information :
Area : 38 sq kms
Summer : Max 38.3º C Min 23.3º C
Winter : Max 28.3º C Min 11.6º C
Language : Rajasthani, Hindi and English.
Population : 3,66,000.
Agra : 520 kilometers
Alwar : 550 kilometers
Bikaner : 502 kilometers
Jaipur : 525 kilometers
Bharatpur : 510 kilometers.
Udaipur is the jewel of Mewar a kingdom ruled by Sisodia dynsty for 1200 years. The foundation of the city has an interesting legend associated with it. According to legend Maharana Udai Singh. The Maharana was out hunting as he met a holy man when he mediating on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichola. The Hermit Blessed the Maharana and told him to built a Palace at that very spot as it would be protected. The Maharana followed his advise and Udaipur came in to being, overlooking the aquamarine waters of the lake Pichola stands the shimmering granite and marble lake palace, a harmonious blend of courtyards, Pavillions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging Gardens. Udaipur was last of the numerous Mewar capitals. It was in Udaipur that legendary Maharana Pratap was born.Tourists Attraction :
By Air : Indian Airlines Daily connects Udaipur from Jodhpur, Jaipur, Mumbai and Delhi. Dabok airport is 21km away from the city.
By Rail : Udaipur is connected by major road link between Mumbai and Delhi. The Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh road transport corporation operate buses to Udaipur from various region.
By Road : Udaipur is on the western railway network. The railway station is about 4 km from the city center.