The Lakes of Udaipur! Here are the ones you must visit.

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The Lakes of Udaipur! Here are the ones you must visit.

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Udaipur is also known as the City of Lakes, and since you find heritage beauty, royalty, quaint little boats, and bridges by the lakes, it is also popularly dubbed as ‘Venice of the East’ by locals.

The lakes add charm to the city, and as you drive around, you will always find one following you. It’s nothing but magical! You can spend hours by the lakes, whether with friends to spend an evening to relish the colourful sunsets or with your partner to romanticize your night by just a tad bit more, these spots will never disappoint!

Here are 4 Lakes of Udaipur you absolutely have to visit:

Lake Pichola

This one shouldn’t come as a surprise to you! One of the largest lakes in the city, you will find some of the world’s leading luxury hotels perched on the shoreline and restaurants overlooking the most gorgeous views you have ever come across. Every article you look up or travel magazine you flip through, Lake Pichola will top each list thanks to its breath-taking, scenic spots.

Fateh Sagar Lake

Named after Maharaja Fateh Singh, Fateh Sagar Lake is the gem of the Mewar empire. Enriched with enchanting flora and fauna, if you’re a tourist, you have to get a picture clicked in this spot! Seat yourself at a nearby restaurant, sipping on your favourite drinks and munching on a delectable snack, as you watch the sky illuminate with the different shades of the sun. It’s nothing short of pure bliss.

Doodh Talai

Translated literally, it means ‘a pond of milk.’ This name was given to the lake because, during the time of the rule of the King and Queen, the cows grazed on this ground to provide milk for the royal family. Since it is a smaller lake, the experience is more personal, and in a sense, more fulfilling. This lake is accompanied by its own walkways, quiet streets, and picturesque spots just tucked a little away from the hustle and bustle of the busy Udaipur streets.

Rajsamand Lake

The pride of Udaipur, welcome to the land of marble! This lake is a historic site, and history buffs will enjoy learning about its founding in the year 1660. This lake is a historic site, and history buffs will enjoy learning about its founding, architecture and relevance today. Rajsamand Lake is one of Udaipur’s largest lakes, with 9 marble-clad ghats known as ‘Nav Chawki’ and 12 marble pavilions. Revel in the glory of Rajasthan by visiting this spot, watching the mesmerizing sunset, as the stories of conquerors take you back in time.

The lakes of Udaipur are what give this city its charm, grandeur, and identity. Make sure to visit these 4 lakes when you’re in town for a traditional yet unique Rajasthani feel!