The most romantic destination in the country, Udaipur is a major city standing beside the iridescent Lake Pichola and the purplish crests of the Aravalli Hills in the state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1568, the city was once a historic capital of the Mewar Kingdom. The whiff of magic can be sensed in the Rajputana airs, glorious palaces & havelis, ancient temples, colorful streets, fantastic natural setting and the tiny, crooked lanes of Udaipur. The economy of the place is majorly supported by the tourism. The hordes of travelers come to the city every now and then for enjoying destination weddings, spending romantic honeymoons, or just exploring the magical place!
Theology and Culture
Though Udaipur has embraced the modern ways, but, the cultures and traditions are still instilled in its roots and veins. The friendly dwellers majorly belong to the Jain community with a fair share of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Christians. Mewari is the main language and other languages like Rajasthani, English and Hindi are also frequently spoken. Fests, fairs and festivals are celebrated with a lot of vivacity and enthusiasm in order to express the rich legacy of the city. The dwellers express their happiness and emotions with the help of folk dances like the Dandi Gair, Bhavai, Ghoomar, Kachhi Ghodi, Terahtaali and Kalbeliya. Also, they find great pleasure in melodious tunes of instruments like Sarangi, Tanpura, Naad, etc. Furthermore, the people of Udaipur are very deft in the art of creating miniature paintings like the Pichvais, Phad, and others. The delicious cuisines especially inclusive of the lentils, ocra and deep-fried breads are the must have here.
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