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Travel Brochure of Udaipur

  • Date Submitted: 11/27/2012 08:09 PM
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The city of Udaipur is located in Rajasthan, a state in the Northern part of India. The city of lakes would have joined the Thar Desert, if the Aravalli Range has not separated them. Udaipur lies at the southern end of the Aravalli Range. For Udaipur, Aravalli Range is an important relief feature and it is often perceived as a frontier that separates the Thar Desert from the plains and plateaus of eastern Rajasthan.

In the language of geography, Udaipur runs from latitude 24.58 degrees in the north to longitude 73.68 degrees in the east. The city covers an area of 37 sq kms and lies at an altitude of 598 m above sea level. Mentioning about the geographical location of Udaipur, India, the city is sited in the southwest of Jaipur, near the border of Gujarat. Being situated in a desert area along with lakes, Udaipur usually remains sultry.

Udaipur, the city of lakes lies at a comfortable distance of about 663 kilometers from Delhi, 637 kilometers from Agra, 620 kilometers from Gwalior, 797 from Mumbai and 405 kilometers from Jaipur. Udaipur is well-connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur and other cities of the country by air, rail and road.
History of Udaipur (Mewar)
The city of lakes Udaipur was founded in 1559 AD. as capital town of the former Mewar state by Maharana Udai Singh on the eastern banks of the lake Pichola. The city has a rich hinterland consisting of natural flora and fauna. Its location amidst the Aravali ranges provides numerous natural beauty spots. Its historical monuments in the forms of Palaces, Havelis, Temples, Kunds, Bavaris surrounded by the hills and a pleasant bracing climate have favoured its growth from a small princely town to an important urban tourist and mineral – trade center.
The Palaces and the old City are surrounded by fort walls constructed in the year 1770 with 9 gates. In raising the city and its monuments, different communities specializing in their own crafts co-operated and participated, living in different...

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