Udaipur city –
Udaipur city is famous as LakeCity or City of water and it is also known as Venice of the East. Your visit to Udaipur is incomplete till you have not enjoyed the heart throbbing views of its water. Fateh Sagar is one such kind of a place in Udaipur. Not only tourists, even the local residents of Udaipur always enjoy most of their time at Fateh Sagar. For a few their day doesn’t complete if they do not visit and spend some time at the mere side. This is the magic of the place. You can pass several hours sitting beside it and watching hilarious beauty of the pond. Mumbaiya Bazar would certainly catch your attraction at Fateh Sagar.
Did you know that in Udaipur who are known by the names famous seven sisters ? any guess !!! difficult right we will tell you, these famous seven sisters are none other than the seven lakes.
Indeed, the ruler of Udaipur was convinced of the importance of water. So he had built several dams, and water ponds. These are evidence of reservoir engineering, developed at that time.
The famous lakes of city are pichola lake, Fatehsagr lagoon, doodh Talai, Govardhan sagar, Kumharia pond, Rangsagar and swaroop sagar are seven major lakes in udaipur. They collectively known as the seven sisters of udaipur.
These lakes are the lifeline for many centuries for Udaipur. These lakes are connected to each other. The water itself equals its level as these lagoon are interlined.
Major lakes –
It is an artificial pound .The name of this lagoon is derived from the nearby village Picholi. Lake was built by Maharana Udai Singh II. The lake is 4 kilometers long and 3 kilometers wide. The specialty of the lagoon is 4 islands, Jag Niwas, Jag Mandir, and RC Mohan Vilas. The historical site for boating. major luxury hotels are surrounding this mere.
Fatehsagar mere: this tarn is a beautiful pear-shaped artificial tarn which developed by maharna fateh singh in 1678. It is considered the pride of the city. There are three small islands located in the middle of the tarn. Duke of Connaught was the son of Queen Victoria , he had laid the foundation stone of this lake. This mere linked to rang Sager and pond Pichola through a canal.
how to reach udaipur:
Udaipur is located on National Highway 8 from Delhi to Mumbai. Delhi is a distance of approximately seven hundred kilometers. Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Ahmadabad and Mumbai are direct train to Udaipur. From Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur there are daily direct flight to Udaipur’s Dabok airport.