Surrounded by magnificent view of the lakes and royal residences, Udaipur makes for the most ideal destination for weddings. Right from luxury villas to royal forts to value for money hotels, this city offers venues in abundance and truly gives a royal treatment, just like in the movies. Also, the charm and grandeur provides a perfect backdrop for the wedding pictures.
These suggestions are awesome for the bride and groom. But what about the ones who travel the distance for your wedding? Do you have any plans for them around the city apart from your wedding events? This guide should help you out. Considering Udaipur is a land of extravagance, these sites should excite your guests:
Ranakpur Jain Temple: When you travel en route to Udaipur, one of the destinations you will arrive is Ranakpur. The place is famous for its Jain temple built in the 15th century. It pays tribute to Adinath, the first Tirthankar of the current half-cycle as per the Jain cosmology. The temple is famous for its marble carvings and top-class architecture. It has been called out as one of the most beautiful Jain temple’s in India. The temple is 1 hour and 50 minutes away from Udaipur city.
Kumbalgarh Fort: This huge fort is renowned for possessing the second-largest wall in the world after Great Wall of China. Your trip to Udaipur or Rajasthan largely, would be incomplete without visiting Kumbalgarh. The fort is famous for its astounding architecture and the fascinating history it boasts of. The best part, you can enjoy the famous light and sound shows during the evenings.
Lake Pichola: One of the human made wonders of the city dominated by nature is Lake Pichola. If your wedding is in one top-notch hotels surrounding the lake, you can consider a boat ride here at any time of the day. The boat ride would approximately cost INR 340 for adults and INR 170 for children. If you want to enjoy a sunset ride, the cost is INR 220 for a ticket. The ideal time to soak in the nature and click pictures is the twilight zone.
City Palace: Constructed in the year 1559 by Maharana Udai Mirza Singh, the palace is situated in the banks of Lake Pichola. The architecture is a blend of Mughal, Chinese, and Medieval style. It is the house to 11 magnificent palaces and were constructed by different rulers during different periods. Some conduct weddings here as well, so a tour around the palace becomes imperative. The size of the palace is awe-inspiring as it consists of courtyards, terraces, pavilions, hanging gardens, and many more. The timings of the palace is 09:30 am to 17:30 pm.
Fatehsagar Lake: It is one of the places where your wedding guests can enjoy the scenic view of Udaipur city. Boating on the blue water is an experience in itself. You could also have quite time at the garden located in the center of the lake, called the Nehru Park. The open-space boat-shaped restaurant will leave you with memorable time with family.
Saheliyon Ki Bari: Built by Sangram Singh 2 for his queen and her maids, Saheliyon ki Bari, is an awesome sight to behold. He made the garden himself and made it a relaxed place where the queen and the maids could relax for hours. Many people come here to get away from the chaos of the city. You could even have a meal at the multi-cuisine restaurant. The tickets are affordable ranging between INR 10 to INR 50.
Every venue has its charm and makes sure the big day is nothing less than fairytale. Udaipur also makes sure your guests leave with some quality memories for lifetime.