The complete guide to: Udaipur travel

The complete guide to: Udaipur travel

Grand palaces, sparking lakes, temples, and monuments are just some of what awaits the curious traveller in Udaipur. Known as the “Venice of the East,” Udaipur is a colourful city filled with beautiful architecture, and the setting, amidst the Aravalli Hills, can’t be beat. Whether navigating ancient, winding streets, bargaining in...

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24 hours in: Udaipur

24 hours in: Udaipur

Udaipur’s plentiful bodies of water have given it the nicknames of Venice of the East and City of Lakes. This includes Lake Pichola, one of the most beautiful lakes in the city and Jaisamand Lake, the second largest man-made lake in all of Asia. An abundance of lakes aside, Udaipur...

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The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

Love ’em or hate ’em, nicknames are inevitable. And we don’t just mean that name your granny from Punjab or your aunt from Canada gave you when you were a kid. Even cities aren’t immune to being graced with nicknames — especially when those cities are in India. The subcontinent...

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Things to do in: Udaipur

Things to do in: Udaipur

The Venice of the East, the City of Lakes — no matter what nickname you apply to Udaipur, they all imply one thing: that this city is positively lovely. From floating on Lake Pichola to seeing the world’s largest turban, here’s your guide to the iconic things to do in...

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Photo of the week: A potter in Udaipur

Photo of the week: A potter in Udaipur

The best way to get to know a destination and learn its culture is to meet the people who live and work there. In Rajasthan, India, artisans craft jewellery, shoes, utensils, pottery, and more. Travellers who come can learn about how and why these traditions have been carried on, and...

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