KHOJ FACTS - Udaipur

The City of Lakes, the beautiful Udaipur is home to many traditional artforms and artists with a legacy. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh and it became the capital of the Mewar Kingdom. The city flourished under many rulers of the dynasty and became the sight to behold it is now. Here are some facts about Udaipur that you must get to know!

City of Lakes

Udaipur is popularly known as the 'City of Lakes' as the city has an interconnected lake system which helps in the regeneration of groundwater and regulates the climatic conditions. Fateh Sagar Lake, Jaisamand Lake, Lake Pichola, Lake Badi, and Doodh Talai Lake are some of the famous lakes of Udaipur.

Kumbhalgarh Fort Belonged To Mewar Kingdom

The magnificent Fort of Kumbhalgarh was built by Rana Kumbha and has the longest wall, which is second only to the 'Great Wall of China'. Kumbhalgarh Fort one of the prominent forts built by the rulers of Mewar. Kumbhalgarh Fort is now situated in Rajasmand district but it once belonged to the Kingdom of Mewar.

Asia's Second Largest Artificial LakeJaisamand Lake or Dhebar Lake is considered as the second largest artificial lake of Asia. It was constructed during the reign of Rana Jai Singh. Jaisamand Lake consists of 7 islands and a largest dam. The lake was built while constructing a dam for the River Gomti.

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