Wander off to these offbeat places in Udaipur

Wander off to these offbeat places in Udaipur

Tourists visiting Udaipur often book their stay at a Udaipur palace hotel and spend their time visiting the popular attractions in the city. Although an essential aspect of a trip, popular attractions often tend to get crowded with people and are quite expensive, thanks to surged prices on account of a continuous influx of tourists. Visiting some of the offbeat and less crowded spots can help you discover different aspects and facets of Udaipur that you might miss or not find at popular spots.

The article lists down four spots in the city that you can visit to shop, check out beautiful arts and crafts, catch scenic views of the city, and be away from the crowds. Like other 5 star hotels in Udaipur, The Leela Palace offers tours of the town, and you can coordinate with the hotel to visit the places listed below.

1.  Hathi Pol Bazaar

When you’re in a Rajasthani city, you have got to indulge in some shopping. If you want to take home something interesting from Udaipur, you should pay a visit to the Hathi Pol Bazaar. At this market, you can find paintings, souvenirs, and other artisanal products at prices that you can negotiate or bargain for.
Approx. distance from The Leela Palace Udaipur Hotel: 2 km

2.  Shilpgram

Shilpgram is a small complex located on the outskirts of Udaipur which showcases rural art. The beautiful handicrafts on display represent the royalty of Rajasthani art. The complex is spread over an area of 70 acres. It is in the form of a rural museum showcasing the rich Rajasthani culture and lifestyle. It has an open-air amphitheatre which can house around 8000 people. If you’re interested in the art and culture of Rajasthan, a visit to Shilpgram is a must.
Approx. distance from The Leela Palace Udaipur Hotel: 5 km

3.  Government Museum

If you have visited City Palace before but haven't' been to the Government Museum housed inside it, then you’re not alone. Most of the tourists usually ignore this small section of City Palace. The entrance to the Government Museum is close to the entry of City Palace. As the number of tourists visiting this museum are few, you can enjoy the calmness and peaceful solitude while exploring it. The museum has an entire hall which houses a collection of old scripts and ancient statues. The museum was established by the British and has coins, arms, inscriptions, miniature paintings, stone sculptures and other historical art items, possibly sourced from the Mewar region.
Approx. distance from The Leela Palace Udaipur Hotel: 1.7 km

4.  Jawahar Nagar

This is one of the more unique areas of Udaipur, courtesy of the ropeway. A ride on this ropeway is thrilling and the view that one can indulge in while riding the ropeway, adds a sense of charm to your experience in Udaipur. Taking a ride with your friends and family on this ropeway is an ideal way to get in some beautiful sights of this City of Lakes.
Approx. distance from The Leela Palace Udaipur Hotel: 3.9 km

As seen above, a stay at The Leela Palace Udaipur will place you quite close to these four offbeat tourist spots in the city. You can contact the hotel for any deals, offers and discounts that can be availed during your stay.

Note: Remember to plan your stay well in advance so that you can benefit from more options at The Leela Palace Udaipur.

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