It is renowned as one of the largest artificial lakes in India and located at a distance of about 48 kms from Udaipur. Jaisamand Lake, which is also known as Dhebar Lake, was built in 1685 by Maharana Jai Singh. It sprawls across an area of 36sq km, which makes it quite massive. The dam on this lake is the major attraction as it is about 1202 feet in length, 116 feet in height and 70 feet in width at the bottom. Another attraction here is the Shiva Temple. The lake is a great place to sit by or to be with a loved one; it is also an ideal place to contemplate nature.
This 15th century fort was built by Maharaja Khumbha, and comes second only to the fort of Chittorgarh with regard to the significance and grandeur. The walls of the fort are about 36 Kms in distance, making it the second longest wall in the world, after the Great Wall of China. The fort is made on the top most hills of Aravali and is around 1914 meters above the sea level. As per the historical records, this fort has never been conquered, and hence is known as unconquerable. The fort contains a great number of palaces, gardens, and temples.It is believed that the legendary Mewar warrior Maharana Pratap was born here in the fort. Kumbhalgarh Fort is yet another tourist attraction in Udaipur that one must not miss out on. Along with the fort, one can also visit the famous Haldi Ghati where the great battle involving Maharana Pratap took place.
Mount Abu is home to a number of tourist attractions from natural beauty to historical and architectural places, The Dilwara Jain temples are a complex of temples, carved of white marble, that were built between the 11th and 13th centuries AD.Heart of the city Nakki Lake, is another popular visitor attraction of Mount Abu. There is the Toad Rock on a hill near the lake. Raghunath Temple and Maharaja Jaipur Palace are also on hills near Nakki Lake.Mount Abu is also a perfect place to enjoy adventure and eco-tourism, to know more about possible activities visit our Adventure & eco-tourism page.The world headquarters of the Brahma Kumari order of lady renunciates is also located here, as is the World Spiritual University of the same denomination.