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Located in the desert state of Rajasthan, Udaipur is like an oasis of beauty and architectural strength. It was once the capital of Mewar Kingdom, founded in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh II. Udaipur is surrounded by beautiful artificial lakes and royal residences. You will find everything here from intricately designed places to gardens, courtyards and more. It is a place where people tend to prefer visiting in winters but this line of thinking makes people miss out on the beauty of this place during the summers and especially in July. So to help you out, here’s a compilation of the best places to visit in Udaipur in July.

Top 6 Places To Visit In Udaipur In July

The ‘City of Lakes’ is as gorgeous as it sounds. Canopies of trees standing proud next to the roads, houses exhibiting true structures of Rajasthani havelis, food making one crave for more, and the locals so humble makes this destination a worth visit. Check out the list of all the top places to visit in Udaipur in July!

1. The Lake Palace
2. City Palace
3. Lake Pichola
4. Jagdish Temple
5. Fateh Sagar Lake
6. Vintage Car Museum

1. The Lake Palace

The Lake Palace

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Situated on an island called Jag Niwas, The Lake Palace was constructed by Maharana Jagat Singh on Lake Pichola. Built-in 1734, this architectural marvel stands on 1.5 hectares of land. This is now a heritage hotel, but once upon a time, it was a summer respite for Udaipur’s royalty. But just because it’s now a heritage hotel doesn’t mean that it has lost its grandeur. The intricate designs and handicrafts add to the unreal aesthetic of this place. The white marble palace seems ethereal on the blue waters. Come here to see the gardens, fountains, pink stone designs, painted mirrors, pillared terraces and more. As for palaces, check out the Phool Mahal, Bada Mahal and Dhola Mahal there. But seeing isn’t all that you can do. There are swimming pools, cafes and restaurants you can chill and enjoy authentic Rajasthan food at.

Where: Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 31300.
Timings: 24/7
Entry Fees: ₹500 per person. If you want to take a boat ride, then it will cost ₹450 per person, but you will see the beautiful Aravalli hills.

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2. City Palace

City Palace

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City Palace reminds one of the old luxuries of the Maharajas and Maharanis. It possesses a rich history to accompany its aesthetics. Taking more than 3 centuries to complete, the City Palace is undoubtedly the biggest constructed building in the city of Udaipur. The Royal building is designed with a mixture of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles. If you are a history buff then you should ask the tour guide to tell the history of this place (we really wouldn’t like to spoil it for you). But there’s more to see here apart from the beautifully designed pillars, ceilings, and walls. Come here to see the serene beauty of Lake Pichola. You will be able to witness its beauty not just from the hotel itself, but also from the hilltop where you will be able to get an amazing panoramic view of it.

Where: Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Timings: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Entry Fees: ₹30 for adults and a half or ₹15 for kids. Also know that ₹200 is for having a still camera and ₹500 for a video camera.

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3. Lake Pichola

Lake Pichola

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Lake Pichola isn’t just a lake you can enjoy from the confines of a hotel. It’s a major destination of Udaipur and holds a lot of importance. If Udaipur is called the ‘City of Lakes’ then it’s due to Lake Pichola. Constructed in 1362 and is 3 miles long, 2 miles wide. You can visit the lake both during the day and also at night as the lake changes its features depending on when you are visiting. If you want to see a tranquil and serene lake, then nights are the best time. As the sun goes down the lake gets illuminated with the lights of the surrounding palaces. You will also be able to see the Eklinggarh Fort, Mohan Mandir, Jag Mandir and more from the lake.

Where: 5 km from Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Timings: The lake is open all day of the week from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. If you want to go on boat rides, then the timing is 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Entry Fee: There’s no entry fee. But if you want to go boating then it will be ₹200 for kids and ₹400 for adults.

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4. Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple

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As said before, Udaipur is filled with the finest examples of architecture. Constructed in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh, this temple contains 50 intricately carved pillars and ceilings. Its beautifully painted walls along with its spacious corridors and halls will make you fall in love with it. The building is constructed according to Vastushastra which reflects the cultural priorities of the people who lived back then. Take all the pictures you can because this is a view like no other. But most importantly, focus your camera on the mandap which is a finely constructed pyramidal spire and Lord Vishnu’s shrine, you will be amazed at the view and architecture there. In July there are a lot of ceremonies and rituals which take place here that you can witness.

Where: 3.3 km from City Palace, Udaipur.
Timings: 5.30 am to 10 pm.
Entry Fee: No fees

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5. Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake

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The second biggest lake in Udaipur, Fateh Sagar Lake is situated just north of Lake Pichola, opposite to the Moto Magri Mahal. Constructed in 1678 by Maharana Jai Singh, this beautiful artificial lake is named after Maharana Fateh Singh. There are three little islands located on the artificial lake which you will be able to easily reach by boat. On the first island, there’s a boat like a restaurant and garden there which is named Nehru Park. You will enjoy a wide variety of delicacies there. That’s not all, the island also houses a little zoo and is quite an in-demand picnic spot for the locals there. On the second island, you will find an amazing garden with fountains. You will be able to rest here if you want. On the last island, you will be able to visit the Udaipur Solar Observatory to check out some stars which are present in Udaipur’s night sky.

Where: 6 km from Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Timings: 8 am to 4:30 pm.
Entry Fee: There is no entry fee. But if you get a boat to visit all the island, then it will cost you.

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6. Vintage Car Museum

Vintage Car Museum

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Opened for the public on 15th February 2000, Udaipur’s vintage car museum is one of the can’t-miss-places. Come here to see the cars of the Mewar Kings. Some of the cars are 70 years old as well, but it won’t look so. Make sure you have a tour guide with you who will tell you the stories of all these cars and how they ended up in the museum. There’s also a garden restaurant where you can have something to eat if you are tired. Inside the museum, there is also a vintage Shell petrol pump which still works. But sadly you won’t be able to take any of the cars for a ride.

Where: Near the Garden Hotel, Gulab Bagh Rd, Shakti Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Timings: 9 am to 8 pm
Entry Fee: ₹250 for adults and ₹150 for children.

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Udaipur is a city of Kings and Queens. With no dearth of places to visit in Udaipur in July, the lavish royalty is depicted in its palaces and monuments. The architectural beauty of all those places gripes any traveller and makes them admire that view with all their hearts. It’s a city which must be visited to take in the culture and history, which dates back hundreds of years and hasn’t faded even now. When planning a trip to Udaipur , do not miss out on these locations!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Places To Visit In Udaipur In July

What is the best season to visit Udaipur?

Undoubtedly, the best time to visit Udaipur is during the winter season. During winters the temperature is moderate which enables you to visit various places in peace. But July is also a great time to visit and you will be able to enjoy the place with the same vivacity.

What are the 3 best things you can do in Udaipur?

Ride the ropeway in the City of Lakes, visit the Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary and go horse riding on the Aravalli mountains. These are the three must-do things in Udaipur. There’s also tonnes to eat and see there as well. Don’t forget to get your local shopping done as well.

What are some of the traditional street foods you can try in Udaipur?

Try out Mirchi Badas, Dal Baati, Kulhad Coffee & Hari Mirch Chai Shot, Dabeli, and Boiled Egg Bhurji while here. There are also other street foods like sandwiches, bread pakora, etc available here. But we are sure you must have tried those before.

Why is Udaipur so famous?

Udaipur’s traditional culture and beautiful palaces make it a beautiful place to visit. It has a very vintage and yet modern feel to it which draws people.

How many days will it take to see Udaipur?

You can take all your time to see Udaipur but if you are planning an itinerary then 3 days will be sufficient. If you can allot more time, then in 5 days you will be able to see all the major and minor attractions.

What should be your budget for visiting Udaipur?

Have a budget of at least a thousand rupees per day whole on Udaipur. You won’t need that much, but it’s better to be on the safe side.

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