Udaipur is known as the Venice of the east. It is also called the city of lakes and known as the Kashmir of Rajasthan since it is the most beautiful city of Rajasthan.
The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers.
The city of lakes or Udaipur was established by Maharana Udai Singhji in 1559 A.D., after he was advised by a hermit to do so.
Udaipur is truly famous for its beautiful lakes and watercourses. Lakes make a perfect backdrop to the romantic setting of Udaipur. Water is a basic necessity of life and lakes full of water give a sense of relief. The Picturesque lakes offering fabulous view of the mountains make Udaipur, a dream destination of every tourist. Since ages, these lakes have been providing water to the city dwellers.
In the evening, boat-ride in these watercourses leaves a soothing impact on the tangled nerves of the people. Lake Pichola, Udai Sagar Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Rajsamand Lake and Jaisamand Lake are the five prominent lakes of Udaipur. Apart from these lakes, Doodh Talai, Badi Ka Talab and Kumharia Talab are other lakes that form the part of watercourses in Udaipur.