Nestled beautifully amongst the Aravallis, Udaipur is located in the colourful state of Rajasthan in western India and is known as the City of Lakes. The city is the administrative headquarters and a Municipal Council of the Udaipur district. It is also the historical capital of the empire of Mewar.
The city is regarded as one of the beautiful tourist spots of the country. This mesmerizing countryside is surrounded with a wide range of ancient temples, truly looking like the threshold of Lord’s abode. Udaipur Travel Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich cultural heritage and historic destinations. The city is very famous for its forts and the history of Rajputana. Udaipur tourism is strongly held together by its beautiful lakes like Rajasmand Lake, Udai Sagar Lake, Pichola Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake and Jaismand Lake which provides the boating facility for tourists to spend their leisure time in the lap of nature.
Udaipur was established by Maharana Udai Singh II in the year 1559 as the last metropolis of the erstwhile Mewar state. The first capital of the Mewar state is situated on the Banas River to the southwest of Nagda.