Udaipur is fashionable. Chosen as destination choice of 2009 according to the magazine Travel & Leisure, Udaipur surprises with its magical atmosphere between lakes, canals and palaces that seem taken from a story.
Udaipur looks like a small kingdom, immersed in all its magnificence in a city dominated by the huge silhouette of towers, forts and palaces.
At the foot of the mountains Aravalli, in a colorful valley south of Rajasthan, Udaipur is known as the City of Lakes or Venice of the East, by the way the city adapts to rivers, canals and mirrors of water. But besides the natural beauty, Udaipur amount varied wonders of the past architectural domain Rajput, a period where many palaces were built.
Udaipur is famous for its palaces along the many lakes, or even in the midst of them. The current hotel Lake Palace is an example of adaptation to changing times, a housing estate on the Lake Pichola. Other palaces of Udaipur remain accessible to the public as museums such as the magnificent City Palace Udaipur, a number of palatial buildings along the lake with balconies offering unsurpassed panoramic views.
Udaipur is accessible by road, rail or air, through an airport 24 kilometers from the center, connected to major cities in India.