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About Rajsamand :
Rajsamand district is considered to be the major producer of Marble in the state and also single major producer in the country.
Tourist Attractions in Rajsamand
: Rajsamand Lake, KumbhalGarh, Chetak Tomb, Haldi Ghati
How to reach Udaipur
Air: The international airport in Udaipur knowns as Maharana Pratap Airport (Dabok Airport) is 24 Km from the city centre. Daily Indian Airlines flights connect Udaipur with Jodhpur, Jaipur, Mumbai and Delhi.
Rail : Udaipur is directly linked by rail with major cities. Some important broad gauge network connections are from Jaipur, Kota, Chittorgarh, Ajmer, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Indore, Bhopal, and Gwalior and a metre gauge network to Ahmedabad. One of India's most famous and luxurious trains, The Palace on Wheels, makes a scheduled stop in Udaipur.
Road : A wide network of bus services link Udaipur with several destinations. There is Rajasthan Roadways Deluxe, Super deluxe and AC buses as well as private travels also available from the major cities. The roads are paved and reduces a significant time if you are using private vehicles to Jaipur via Chittorgarh, Kota, Ahmedabad, Surat or Mumbai.
Local Transport : Unmetered taxis, autorikshaws, tongas and city bus is easily available for local transport.
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
Banks / Money Changers : State Bank of India, Hospital Road ; State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, Chetak Circle ; Punjab National Bank, Town Hall Road ; Bank of Rajasthan, Bapu Bazar ; Bank of India, Delhi Gate ; Canara Bank, Hospital Road ; Union Bank of India, Townhall Road ; Andhra Bank, Shakti Nagar.
Post and Telegraph Office : G.P.O., Chetak Circle, City Post Office, Shashtri Circle.
Tourist Reception Centre : Tourist Reception Centre, Fateh Memorial, Outside Surajpole ; Tourist Information Counter, Railway Station, Plat Form No.1 ; Tourist Information Bureau, Dabok Airport. (Rajasthan Government Tourist Information Centre in India)
Guide Services : Approved guides for local sightseeing can be hired through the Tourist Officer, Tourist Reception Centre, Fateh Memorial, Outside Surajpole.
Conducted Tours : Daily tours, conducted by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation, start from RTDC hotel Kajri, Shahtri Circle
1. Pratap Memorial - Fateh Sagar Lake, Sahelion Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal Museum, City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Timings : 0800 hrs to 1300 hrs.
2. Haldighati - Nathdwara - Ekling ji, Timings : 1400 hrs to 1900 hrs.
Entertainment : Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Near Chetak Circle ; Meera Kala Mandir, City Station Road ; Shilpgram, Fateh Sagar, Rani Road.
Shopping : A captivating collection of exuisite beauty dainty folk toys, brightly coloured garments, hand printed textiles, batiks and tie & dye sarees and fabrics can be shopped around as the rich culture and heritage has given rise to many objects of beauty.
The craftmenship at its best can be seen in the shining metal images rustic and chunky silver jewellery and wooden toys. The animated colours and themes painted on the pichwais or the wall hanging are world renowned.
There are innumerous small and big shops offering all the above, the main shopping places being
Rajasthan Government Handicraft emporium - a shoper's delight, Chetak Circle, Bapu Bazar, City Market, Chetak Circle, Hathipole and Lake Palace Road.
City Tempo Routes
Places of worship in Udaipur
Hindus : Jagdish Temple, Amba Mata Temple, Mahakaleshwar Temple at Rani Road, Bara Ramdwara, Bedla Mata Temple (Sukh Devi Temple), Shani Dev Temple at Hathipole.
Muslims : Helon-ki-Masjid, Khanji Pir Dargah, Magbare-ki-Masjid.
Christians : Church of Scotland Mission, St.Paul's Church, Church of North India, Chetak Circle.
Sikhs : Gurudwara, Sikh Colony
Clubs : Field Club, Rotary Club.
Fishing : Jaisamand Lake, License form can be obtained from the Fisheries Department or Tourist Reception Centre.
Swimming : Swimming facilities at Lake Palace (On prior permission), Field Club, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Shikarbadi Hotel, Rajdarshan Hotel.
Timings of Jhaanki (Worship) in the temples nearby Udaipur
Shrinath Ji (Nathdwara)
6.00 to 6.30 AM
7.15 to 7.45 AM
9.15 to 9.30 AM
11.30 AM to 12.15 PM
3.30 PM to 3.45 PM
4.00 to 4.15 PM
5.00 to 5.15 PM
6.30 to 6.45 PM
Dwarkadish Temple (Kankroli)
6.45 to 7.00 AM
8.15 to 8.30 AM
9.15 to 9.30 AM
10.15 to 11.00 AM
4.00 PM to 4.15 PM
4.45 to 5.00 PM
5.15 to 5.30 PM
6.30 to 6.45 PM
Ekling Ji Temple
5.30 to 7.00 AM
4.15 to 6.45 AM
10.30 AM to 1.30 PM
5.15 to 7.45 PM
6.40 to 7.25 AM
7.25 to 7.50 AM
7.50 to 8.15 AM
8.15 AM to 1.30 PM
1.30 to 2.00 PM
2.00 to 2.20 PM
2.21 to 2.50 PM
2.51 to 4.50 PM
5.00 to 8.30 PM
Note : Rishabhdev Temple remains open from 5.30 AM to 9.20 PM and timings of Jhaanki decides according to water watch of the temple.
Jagdish Temple (Udaipur)
5.00 AM to
till 2.00 PM
4.00 PM to
till 10.00 PM
Often called the ‘Venice of the East,’ Udaipur is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in India. An internationally famous destination, Udaipur is home to majestic palaces and havelis , beautiful temples, art galleries, museums and lakes. With greenery in abundance and boat rides to enchant you, you are sure to fall in love with this city.
The capital of the former princely state of Mewar, Udaipur is a culturally and historically rich city and is also a popular wedding destination. The city’s iconic Lake Palace and City Palace are some of India’s most striking architectural marvels.
A shopper’s delight, Udaipur is known for its colourful knick-knacks, ethnic wear, leather bags, miniature paintings and other traditional handicrafts.
There are numerous restaurants sprinkled all over the city offering mouthwatering Rajasthani delicacies and other cuisines; Udaipur is a paradise for food lovers. Evenings by Udaipur’s lakes are balmy too, enjoyed from the city’s myriad rooftop restaurants. Udaipur is definitely the most serene of all places in India.