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Udaipur, India - World's Best city

Updated on January 6, 2013

Udaipur - World's Best City

Udaipur – A district in the state of Rajasthan, India is voted as the best city of the world for travel in 2009. Not everyone in the world knows about this beautiful and historical place. Udaipur is also know as the ‘City of Lakes’ with Lake Pichola, Udai Sagar, Fateh Sagar, and Swaroop Sagar Lake considered to be the most beautiful lakes in the state.

The best voted city Udaipur also known as 'Venice of the East' has trailed Bangkok, last year's best city. This poll was conducted online by 'Travel + Leisure' magazine between January and March. The other cities which made into the list are Cape Town, Bangkok, Buenos Aires.

Beautiful city of Udaipur
Beautiful city of Udaipur
Taj Lake Palace
Taj Lake Palace

Tourist Places in Udaipur

India is emerging as a great tourist place yet again along with already famous and beautiful cities like Kashmir, Agra with wonderful Taj Mahal and now with Udaipur. Another Indian city that made into the list of Top 20 is Jaipur, another marvel from the state of Rajasthan.

There are many places in Udaipur to attract tourists like

  • City Palace Udaipur
  • Taj Lake Palace
  • Lake Fatehsagar
  • Sajjangarh Fort (Monsoon Palace)
  • Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal (A museum of folk arts)
  • Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Beautiful garden)
  • Gulab Bagh & Zoo (Rose Garden)
  • Doodh Talai (Rock Garden)

These are some of the places along with beautiful lakes and gardens that makes this city more beautiful and a heaven for tourists. So if you are coming to India, or already staying here, and missed this city, just make/extend your plan to visit this beautiful city of lakes.

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SajjangarhUdaipur Gardens
Udaipur Gardens
Udaipur Gardens


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    • lex123 profile image


      7 years ago

      I have not yet visited Udaipur. After reading your hub I'm tempted to visit the place. Thanks for a beautiful hub.

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      8 years ago

      oh such a beautiful city i wish i could stay here for more days

    • anujagarwal profile imageAUTHOR

      Anuj Agarwal 

      9 years ago from Noida

      lol... Udaipur has so many beautiful lakes and palaces, anyone can fall in love with this beautiful city. Thanks for the comment suny.

    • suny51 profile image


      9 years ago

      Hello anuj,never mind but I say I like Udaipur for its lakes and palaces,even Dal- bati is grand, for God'sake Don't ask me who is suny.

    • anujagarwal profile imageAUTHOR

      Anuj Agarwal 

      9 years ago from Noida

      Thanks for dropping by Kunwar. But, I'm wondering who is Mr. Ramu Singh..

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      Kunwar Hemendra singh Dawana 

      9 years ago

      Udaipur is a amezing place of world.

      Udaipur is a king and Dream city in the world. Mr. Ramu singh says udaipur is clean and Romantic city in the world.

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      9 years ago

      udaipur is best

    • anujagarwal profile imageAUTHOR

      Anuj Agarwal 

      9 years ago from Noida

      Thanks H P.

    • H P Roychoudhury profile image

      H P Roychoudhury 

      9 years ago from Guwahati, India

      Nice and wonderful pictures. I liked it.

    • anujagarwal profile imageAUTHOR

      Anuj Agarwal 

      10 years ago from Noida

      Thanks for the comment bala99. Hope other tourists will also have same kind of experience once they visit Udaipur.

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      Bala Subrahmanyam Vishnubhotla 

      10 years ago from Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

      What enjoyed particularly was "Saheliyon ki Bari" Imagine walking through a tunnel of water. It was fantastic.


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