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Double-Oh-Udaipur

A February 2006 trip to Udaipur by chaseshishorse

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Quote: The White City, home of lakes, lake palaces, shopping, and James Bond every night at 7pm.

Double-Oh-Udaipur

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Overview

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Udaipur is just like Venice, only dirtier and in India. Known as the White City, it is filled with shops, lakes, super friendly people, and shopkeeps who take no for an answer!Not to be missed:The ghats - the people of Udaipur use the lake for laundry, bathing, socializing. Wide steps lead down into the water and are bustling with activity throughout the day.The City Palace - tickets can be bought separately for the City Palace Museum and the City Palace itself. The Museum is diverting enough for an hour or two. Boat tours leave from the City Palace to circle Lake Pichola, which is a nice way to see the city.The shops - shopping in Udaipur is cheap, plentiful, and remar...Read More

Mewar Haveli

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Hotel

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Mewar Haveli is right on the lake in the Lal Ghat area near the City Palace. Easy walking distance to pretty much anything you'll want to see. With nine rooms, all but three have lake views. The restaurant is very pretty, with painted walls and two padded window seat tables, looking out at the Lake Palace, where you can see fireworks at night. Above the main restaurant is a rooftop terrace (completely open air) with great views. I believe you can be served food on the terrace as well. The food is nothing spectacular (your standard variety of grilled cheese, Indian dishes, "continental" dishes), but the hot chocolate is excellent.On the ground floor, attached to the hotel, is an Internet cafe...Read More

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Mewar Haveli
34-35 Lalghat
Udaipur, India 313001
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