Udaipur, or the ‘City of Lakes‘ as it is regularly called, is right around a desert state of Rajasthan, because of its various counterfeit lakes made by the past Maharajas. This romantic city is likewise now and again affectionately called the Venice of the East. No big surprise Udaipur is much popular as an area for ‘goal’ weddings.
Fateh Sagar Lake
Of the numerous lakes that Udaipur brags of, the Fateh Sagar Lake positions high on the rundown of must-sees. Summer or winter, this lovely waterbody does not disappoint you. The 2.5-kilometer-long lake was worked in the late 17th century by Maharana Jai Singh and was later redesigned by Maharana Fateh Singh. The lake offers guests three islands – one with a lavish green park called Nehru Park and a little zoo for kids to appreciate, another with an open park with water-stream wellsprings for the overall population to appreciate, and the third with a sun-based observatory called Udaipur Solar Observatory.
Pleasant, peaceful, and stunningly wonderful, Lake Pichola is an artificial freshwater lake that built in the 14th century (in 1362 AD, to be exact). Regularly highlighted in Hollywood and Bollywood motion picture on account of its truly amazing magnificence, this lake gets a shocking number of travelers consistently.
Udaisagar Lake, another unmistakable name in the rundown of popular lakes in Udaipur, was built in the 16th century amid the rule of Maharana Uday Singh. It is trusted that the Maharana charged the formation of this 4-kilometer-long dam to satisfy the water needs of his region. Maharana Uday Singh’s rule over Udaipur was a quarrelsome one, with numerous fights and wars battled on the banks of this scandalous lake. Be that as it may, even after hundreds of years, Udaisagar Lake keeps on being a magnet for travelers and history specialists alike.
Jaisamand Lake (Dhebar Lake)
This is the second biggest artificial lake in India and arranged around 50 kilometers from the city of Udaipur. The 14-kilometer-long Jaisamand lake appeared in the 17th century amid the rule of Maharana Jai Singh on the banks of Gomati River. The Maharana is accepted to have manufactured a huge dam out of marble with six cenotaphs as a method for water system amid Rajasthan’s long periods of the serious dry season. The dam on this lake is massive to the point that it has a Shiva temple built on it.
Jiyan Sagar or Badi ka Talab is another fake freshwater lake worked by Maharana Raj Singh to counter staggering starvation in the town of Badi, thinking back to the 17th century. The Lord named it Jiyan Sagar after his mom, Jana Devi. In 1973, amid a serious dry season in Udaipur, inhabitants depended on the freshwater from Lake Badi to get by yet today, it is a mesmerizing point of attraction in Udaipur city.
Doodh Talai (Milk Pond)
Udaipur is likewise home to smaller lakes that lie adjoining the greater masterpieces. Dudh Talai, for instance, lies at the southeastern end of Lake Pichola. Known as the Pond of Milk, it once filled in as a munching zone for the cows that provided milk to the regal family. It is practically similar to an island with its own lake inside, complete with a walkway circling the store. Getting up to Doodh Talai is a remunerating knowledge as it offers dazzling perspectives on Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, and Lake Palace.
Swaroop Sagar Lake (Khumaria Talab)
Swaroop Sagar Lake, situated between Lake Pichola and Fateh Sagar Lake, is a designing wonder worked by Maharana Swaroop Singh of the Mewar administration in the early 19th century, in run of the mill Mughal style. Quick forward to the 21st century, and it keeps on settling the city’s water congestion issues.