Udaipur has been named one of the most beautiful cities in the world by Travel + living. In the 2020 ranking of the top 15 cities in the world, the heritage city of Udaipur, built in the 16th and 18th centuries by the Maharana of Mewar, is ranked third. The world’s most expensive weddings are held in Udaipur because it has the most 7-star hotels of any city in the world. Every traveller has the dream of visiting Udaipur at least once.
Udaipur, also referred to as the “city of lakes,” enchants visitors with its thirst-quenching lakes and Ghats. This is the cause of travellers’ extended stays in Udaipur. To help you choose the best place for you, we have created a list of the best neighbourhoods in Udaipur.
In addition to lakes, Udaipur is renowned for its historical forts and palaces, museums, art galleries, mountain locations with stunning waterfalls and tiny island gardens, Rajputana architectural temples, as well as customary fairs and festivals. Beautiful sunset point views, mountainous terrain, and seasonal attractions can all be found in Udaipur.
If you travel to Udaipur during the rainy season, you have more opportunities to explore Udaipur and the surrounding areas. The best places to stay in Udaipur if you’ve never been there are near the lakes.
If you are in Udaipur as a student, worker, or tourist, the list will change depending on your priorities. Here, we’ll share some of Udaipur’s most popular neighbourhoods with you; if you’re looking to rent or buy a house for your family, these places will be your best bet for lodging in Udaipur.
1. Hiran Magri (Sector 3 & 4)
The largest residential area in Udaipur, Hiran Magri, is where thousands of people live. Sectors 3 through 14 make up Hiran Magri. Hiran Magri sectors 3 and 4 are best if you are a student who is also taking coaching. This region will offer all the amenities a student could possibly need, including a school, coaching, transportation options, and PGs to live in. Because of how similar it is to Kota in Udaipur, most of the students live here. The neighbourhood is very quiet, is convenient for transportation, and has all the amenities needed for daily life.
The best place to find lodging close to Fateh Sagar Lake is this one. You can enjoy a boat ride, go cycling at Rani Road, or take a stroll along the ghat while the serene environment and cool breeze calm your spirit. From here, it is simple to travel to other well-known locations like Pratap Gaurav Kendra, Shilpgram, Monsoon Palace Sajjangarh, and Badi Lake. There are many well-known neighbourhoods close to Fatehpura locations where you can buy or rent a home, including Bhuwana, Bhopalpura, Badgoan, Chetak Circle, RK Circle, UIT Circle, and Saheli Nagar.
In Udaipur, the new market near Surajpole or the main market are the best places to live if you own a store or run a small business there.
Sobhagpura and Keshav Nagar areas will be your best option if you’re looking to live in a quiet, newly developed VIP area. Through Sobhagpura circle, you have quick access to transportation, and this location has a direct connection to 100 feet road, giving you access to all facilities. Some well-known localities that are close to Sobhagpura include Bhopalpura, New Bhopalpura, Keshav Nagar, Old RTO Road, and Bhuwana. If you enjoy shopping or fast food, you can buy or rent a home in the vicinity of Sobhagpura’s Celebration Mall and 100 feet of popular fast food restaurants in the Lake City Mall area. For locals, this area is one of the best places to stay in Udaipur.
This colony is close to the city palace, Shastri Circle, and Sobhagpura. The Brahman and Jain families primarily reside in the Bhopalpura area. New and old Bhopalpura are the two sections that make up the Bhopalpura region. The court circle, MB hospital, and city palace (Ashok Nagar) area are close by and offer all necessary amenities.
5. Pratap Nagar & Old RTO
Pratap Nagar and the old Transport Nagar area is the ideal place to live if you’re a student at Pacific, MLSU, CTAE or GITS because it’s close to all of the colleges and offers direct transportation to them. The Pratap Nagar railway station is not far from this location, from which you can take public transport to get to any location in the city.
6. Bohra Ganeshji
Because it’s the closest place to both universities and has all the essential amenities, this is a great place for MLSU and MPUAT students to live. There are hostels, PGs, and readily available rental rooms here, so there is no need to worry. For students, this is one of the best places to stay in Udaipur.
7. Jagdish Chowk
The centre of Udaipur’s tourist activities is the intersection known as Jagdish Chowk, which is in front of the famous Jagdish temple. During his rule in the 17th century, Maharana Jagat Singh constructed the temple in the Old City close to the city palace. It is the largest temple in the city and is devoted to the Hindu deity Lord Vishnu, who is known as the protector of the cosmos. Because Gangaur Ghat, the well-known City Palace, Lake City Hotel, Leela Palace, and Pichola Lake are all nearby, you can enjoy stunning lake views at sunrise and sunset. The majority of foreign tourists stay in this location, so you can socialise with them while there. Because of this, the area is a top tourist destination and one of the best places to stay in Udaipur.
Depending on your budget, you can find any type of hotel here. This is the ideal area for you to stay in if you enjoy exploring and are interested in learning about the history and culture of the city. You can really feel the spirit of the old city of Udaipur when you walk through the small lanes, vibrant shops, and bustle.
8. Delhi Gate Area
A fascinating Old City neighbourhood with wholesale fruit and vegetable markets, a spice market, a tea market, and a neighbourhood of traditional bamboo basket weavers can be found to the east of the clock tower in the Delhi gate area. The majority of them are in the market area around Teej ka Chowk, though there is another vegetable market nearby at Anjuman Chowk. Investigate the streets for an eye-catching glimpse into daily life!
9. Malla Thalai
One factor that draws visitors from all over the world to this city, besides its exquisite beauty and fascinating history, is its opulent and extravagant hotels, some of which are situated at Hari Das Ji Ki Magri. So, if you want to stay in one of these prestigious hotels and enjoy their royal hospitality, you must do so here.
10. Chetak Circle Area
Continue travelling north from Hathi Pole until you reach Chetak Circle in the modern section of the city. Chetak, the beloved horse of the former ruler Maharana Pratap, is depicted in a sizable white statue in the centre of the roundabout, making it easy to spot. Crowds of hungry people are drawn to the street food stands and candy stores in this commercial area. The Indian equivalent of scrambled eggs, bhurji, is the focus of a whole row of stalls. The most well-known is The Egg World, whose proprietor, Jay Kumar, has appeared on MasterChef India.