Udaipur city is located in the southern part of #Rajasthan near the Gujarat border.
Udaipur, known as the Lake City, has many attractions of historical and cultural importance. Besides the six major lakes of the city, there are several majestic palaces including the City Palace, Jag Mandir, Lake Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Monsoon Palace and Shiv Nivas Palace.
Udaipur is also known for it’s festivals – the Gangaur festival, the Jagannath Rath Yatra, Shilpgram Festival and others.
The Lake system of Udaipur
The lake system of Udaipur comprises of 9 lakes. These lakes, which form a chain within the saucer-shaped Udaipur valley, have been artifically created betweeh 14th and 18th centuries by various rulers.
These and several smaller lakes in and around Udaipur are interconnected, acting as flood control and ground water recharge basins to help maintain the ecological balance of the area. Lake Pichola is also the main source of drinking water to the city.