Gardens in Udaipur

Udaipur with its majestic royal gardens has deservedly earned the title of ‘Garden city’ of Rajastan state. While there are many beautiful gardens in neighboring city of Jaipur too, but beauty of gardens in Udaipur is far more charming. And this very impeccable charm of its gardens has helped Udaipur in getting coveted status of ‘Garden city’ of Rajasthan. Some of these beautiful gardens were built during the bygone golden era of Rajput rulers. So, not surprisingly the royal aura of that bygone era can be felt even to this day.

Given below is brief information on all the famous parks in Udaipur, which invariably today also happens to be amongst most sought after tourist destinations of Udaipur city.

Saheliyon ki Bari

Gardens in Udaipur

Unarguably one of the most beautiful and hence also one the most popular gardens of Udaipur city. The surrounding lavish greenery and 18th century Rajput architecture will absolutely behold your heart and senses. It is indeed a place that exemplifies Udaipur city’s tryst with beautiful mother nature. Located on the banks of famous Fateh Sagar Lake, this astoundingly beautiful garden was constructed by Maharana Sangram Singh as a private recreation center for his newly weed wife and her 48 maidens. It is said that Maharana Sangram’s wife and all the 48 maidens indeed spent most of their day-to-day lives at this very garden and hence it got the name Saheliyon ki Bari; the literal English translation of the same means Garden of maids (servants). This historical maid garden is replete with many beautiful architectural structures which are mainly exemplified through innumerable fountains & ponds. The best pond & main attraction, though, is the lotus pond, which is widely considered as most beautiful part of this garden. Click Here to know more

Visiting time: 8 am to 6:30 pm
Charges: Rs 5 per person (subjected to change).

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park

Another very fine park/garden of Udaipur and the one that will surely make your day. Not only is it replete with lavish greenery and beautiful fountains, but also offers stunning view of some of the best landmark places of Udaipur city. This includes Jag Mandir Palace, Lake Pichola City Palace and of course the evening sun set view. This is one of the recently constructed parks, but owing to its natural scenic beauty and picturesque views it has in very limited time become one of the sought after gardens. It has been named after eminent local politician from yesteryear Late Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. This garden is surely one of the must visit places of Udaipur city. It offers brief retreat with scenic nature where one will find immense solace and peace.  

Rajiv Gandhi Park Udaipur

Parks in Udaipur

Another very fine park indeed that will surely uplift your spirit and senses. Embellished obviously with lavish greenery and fountains, the best attraction though here is the view of beautiful & famous Fateh Sagar Lake. The view of this beautiful lake is like icing on the cake, as it enhances the beauty of already beautiful garden. The park is also very huge, where you can either scout through its lavish green expanse or simply gaze the charming Fateh Sagar Lake.

Visiting timing: 8: AM to 8 P.M

Gulab Bagh in Udaipur

Gulab Bagh

Without any doubt whatsoever, this is the most beautiful and also the most popular garden of Udaipur city. Its astounding scenic beauty and expansive space make it one of the defining landmark places of Udaipur city. Its name itself speaks volumes about its scenic beauty. As the name Gulab Bagh is inspired from the fact that it has huge collection of roses. In fact no other garden or park of Rajasthan has such abundance of roses as this one, which is sufficient to indicate how beautiful indeed this garden is. Interestingly enough, this garden also houses a museum and a zoo, where visitors can enhance their recreation. Anyone with love for nature would undeniably fall in love with this garden. Local have been in love with this garden for two centuries now and have made it one of the favorite recreation centers in Udaipur city.
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