Udaipur City Guide
Udaipur (उदयपुर) is royal city that had been the capital of Mewar rulers for centuries, Maharana Udai Singh of the Sisodia clan of Rajput founded the city 1553 in the fertile circular Girwa Valley to the southwest of Nagda, on the Banas River, the story behind foundation of Udaipur is "Once, Maharana Udai Singh happened to meet a holy sage when he was on his hunting expedition in the Aravali Hills. The Sage counseled the King to establish a kingdom in the fertile valley that would be well protected by the elevated Aravali Hills. Subsequently Maharana Udai Singh laid the foundation stone of Udaipur in 1557 A.D.
Udaipur is a beautiful city, regarded as one of the most romantic cities of the World and subsequently, also known as the 'Venice of East' set amidst the Aravalli Ranges of Rajasthan, India. Known for its picturesque lakes. Once known as Royal Rajputana agency Mewar always been the land that produced a galaxy of patriots and heroes in quick succession, people who etched the name of Rajasthan in every corner of the world. Now Udaipur is a major city, municipal corporation and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.