Jaisamand Lake Udaipur

Famed for being Asia’s second largest artificial lake, Jaisamand was formerly known as Dhebar and owe its establishment to Maharana Jai Singh in the year 1685. The summer manor belonging to the queens of Udaipur frames the picture perfect backdrop of the lake besides the six marble built memorials on its causeway.

The mesmerizing lake boasts of an arresting palace on its northern side along sides a courtyard followed by the 12 pillared marquees offering a commanding view of the overlooking Jaisamand Lake with its pomp.

Close within the vicinity, there lies the Jaisamand sanctuary teeming with a multitude of wildlife that was once the hunting site to the Mewars. Witnessing the rare migratory birds flocking to this hub of wildlife is one of the primal things to do when in Jaisamand. Proud for being part of the Heritage Monuments of India, the marble dam of Dhebar Lake is home to the famous Hawa Mahal Palace besides the inhabitants of Bhils.

Sprawling on an area of 9 miles and a depth of about 102ft, this tranquil lake of Jaisamand shares close proximity with the sacred temple of Deo Somnath that attracts a ot of pilgrims all throughout the year followed by the charming lake of Uday Sagar.

Rajasthan Travel Information at a Glance