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Private Tour: Udaipur City Sightseeing Tour
"You will be picked up in the morning at Udaipur Junction Railway Station bus station or your centrally located hotel in Udaipur by your friendly English-speaking driver and leave for Udaipur City Palace.Udaipur City Palace is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Maharana Udai Singh stated building this palace in 1559 and it w a beautiful artificial fresh water lake created in the year 1362 AD and named after the nearby Picholi Village. Even now part of the property is still owned by the present king of Udaipur while the rest is converted into palace hotels and historic museum which showcase the royal lifestyle of Udaipur rulers. There you can also visit a beautiful Crystal Gallery showcasing all furniture and utensils made of glass. Later stop by Shree Jagdish Temple a world renowned temple of Lord Vishnu. This three stories and 79 feet high temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singhji in 1651 and costed 1.5 million rupees. It is owned and managed by the royal family of Udaipur. In the complex the main Jagdish temple i Sun God
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Full-Day Private Tour of Udaipur Including a Boat Ride in Lake Pichola
"9am - Pick up from your hotel or the railway station in Udaipur and transfer to explore the city. 9:30am - Visit Jagdish Temple - This three stories and 79 feet high Lord Vishnu temple was built by  Maharana Jagat Singhji in 1651. It has 3 really a brilliant piece of Indian architecture. 10am - Visit City Palace one of the largest palaces in the world. There you can visit a beautiful Crystal Gallery showcasing all furniture and utensils made up of glass. 12pm - Boat Ride in Lake Pichola. The breathtaking beauty of the Lakes – Pichola and Fateh Sagar truly palaces temples bathing ghats and embankments.. 1pm - Lunch will be provide in the best local restaurant of the city. 3pm - Visit Saheliyon ki Bari- the Garden of Royal Ladies Maharana Sangram Singh II designed this garden in the early 18th century purely as a pleasure garden and a summer palace for the 48 young maids that formed a part of the prince’s dowry. 4pm - Visit to Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum) For the Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum else known as Udaipur folk museum is one of the most popular museums in Rajasthan. It has a rich collection of folk dresses
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Udaipur Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Cultural Show
"Begin your tour with a pickup from your preferred Udaipur location. Meet your local guide then start your adventure around the royal city of Udaipur. Start with a visit to the Udaipur City Palace the former home to Kings. See the ancient paintings royal attire souvenirs from historic battles and much more while on the tour. Next head to the nearby location of the Jagdish Temple
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More Local Customs in Udaipur

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Painting on silk

There are many art schools in Udaipur that keep the craft of silk painting from the Mewar empire alive. You can visit and they will demonstrate the craft - showing the paints and the fine brushes made...
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Silk Paintings

There are many art schools in Udaipur that keep the silk painting craft from the Mewar empire alive. They will demonstrate the craft showing the paints, fine brushes made from squirrel tail and the...
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Observing & Respecting Cultural Differences

There are certain cultural differences that have to be observed. The observance of these is appreciated- but not enforced.Important things to rememberDo not wander around half naked- modesty is...
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TRADITIONAL ATTIRE

the fateh prakash palace is a marvel in itself. but the traditional ethos is well maintained with well attired guards at gates.even the people serving you at the hotel and conference venue are attired...
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Shilpgram - traditional music/dance/puppets

Along with the huts and houses, Shilpgram also has a lot of local art and craft on display to buy as well as traditional dancing, music and a puppet show. All of this is going on whilst you're walking...
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Miniature painting artists

If you cross over the Daiji footbridge from Gangaur Ghat, you'll find a few miniature painting shops. I went into one and found these guys sitting on the floor with large boards in front of them. They...
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Hindu Temple Wedding in Udaipur

Udaipur is a very romantic city, and we seemed to frequently see Hindu wedding activities in the streets and at temples. Here is a temple wedding ceremony from a distance. Note the vehicle with the...
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Public Schools in India

On many occasions we saw uniformed school children on the street, heading to or from school. The literacy rate in India is remarkably high, at nearly 70%, given the tremendous problems of poverty...
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Women's Duties in the Aravalli Range

Actually, it's the young girls who do the laundry using water from the irrigation ditch. On the one hand, it appears that these families toil hard for a subsistance living, on the other hand, when...
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Crop Irrigation in the Aravalli Range

In the Aravalli Range, family farmers continue life pretty much as they have for centuries. There is an irrigation system, from which farmers draft water for their crops. Typically, an ingenious...
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Indian Marriage in Kumbalgarh

An Indian told me the two most important moments in te life of an Indian are the marriage and the funeral. We were lucky to be in rajasthan during a marriage season which depends on the gods and the...
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Climate

Udaipur is probably best visited from September to Mark. In summer temperatures can average around 38C with minimums at around 28C. Winters are around 8 – 28C which are not too bad. The rainy season...
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Holi

The festival of Holi is the Indian festival of Spring and is celebrated in March. Prayers, rituals, dances and songs welcome in the new season. The current head of the House of Mewar, Shri Arvind...
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Mewar Festival

The Mewar Festival is held in Udaipur at the beginning of spring along with the festival of Gangaur. Images of Isar and Gangau are dressed by the women and then carried in a ceremonial procession...
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Post Box No. 5, Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313 001, India
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Haridasji Ki Magri, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
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Haridasji Ki Magri, Mulla Talai, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313 001, India
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Village Delwara, Tehsil Nathdwara, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India
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14, Lalghat
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23 - 25 Lal ghat, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313 001, India
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Top Things to Do in Udaipur

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City Palace

Udaipur’s City Palace stands on the east bank of Pichola Lake. It was founded by Rana Udai Singh II in 1559 – according to legend he chose this spot on the advice of a hermit who was meditating here...
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Jag Mandir Island

Jag Mandir Palace is a beautiful palace located on the southern island in Lake Pichola. The three-storied Palace is built of yellow sandstone and marble. Built in early years of 17th century, it's...
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Jagdish Temple

Where City Palace Road becomes Jagdish Temple Road there is the large Hindu temple that gives the latter street its name, perched somewhat incongruously (or so it seemed to me) above a row of shops....
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Lake Pichola

We took a pleasant boat ride on Lake Pichola in the afternoon. It lasted about an hour and took us for a loop around which gave us a chance to see the Taj Palace Hotel, Jag Mandir Palace and great...
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Shilpgram

Shilpgram, which literally means Village of Arts and Crafts, is part of a series of arts and crafts villages set up by the Indian government. It was set up to promote music, crafts, and architecture...
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Bagore Ki Haveli Museum

Right at the end of the museum, you'll find these unusual models that have been carved out of polystyrene. They feature well known international landmarks such as the Taj Mahal, Leaning Tower of Pisa,...
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"Keeweeechic's Udaipur"
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"My Udaipur"
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"Mewar Kingdom on Pichola Lake"
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"Udaipur City of Lake"
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"Udaipur - a romantic lakesite!"
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