Udaipur, the 'City of Lakes' was a capital of Mewar during former times. The city is famous for a large number of palaces surrounded by lakes, temples, forts, zoo, havelis, museum and gardens. Udaipur has been rated as the 2nd most beautiful city in Asia and is definitely a must visit tourist attraction. test
Several lakes in the city include Pichola, Udai Sagar, Fateh Sagar and Swaroop Sagar. Of these, the entire island of Pichola lake is covered by the Lake Palace. Two other palaces built during Rajput reign are being used as Heritage hotels - Shiv Niwas and Fateh Prakash Palace. A few other palaces include Suraj Mahal, Dilkhush Mahal, Moti Mahal, Bhim Vilas and Krishna Vilas. The Udaipur Museum called Pratap Museum houses several articles like 'Turban of Shah Jahan', glass articles, paintings, mirror works, etc. Amongst temples are the famous river-side Jag Mandir and Jagdish Temple. These apart, places like Nehru Park, Ahar Museum, Sajjangarh fort and many others are famous tourist attractions of Asia's 2nd and world's 7th best city - Udaipur.