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An evening scene right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat, Udaipur.

Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, is a city, a Municipal Corporation and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district in the state of Rajasthan in western India. Udaipur is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. The Sisodia clan of Rajputs ruled the Mewar and its capital was shifted from Chittorgarh to Udaipur after founding city of Udaipur by Maharana Uday Singh. The Mewar province became part of Rajasthan after India became independent

Apart from its history, culture, and scenic locations, it is also known for its Rajput-era palaces. The Lake Palace, for instance, covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake. Many of the palaces have been converted into luxury hotels. It is often called the "Venice of the East", and is also nicknamed the "Lake City". Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some of the most beautiful lakes in the state.

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  • Copyright: Anurag Jajoo (anurag_x) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 11] (54)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-10-10
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/2, 1/64 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2014-02-09 1:37
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