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Indian Travel Destinations | Famous Indian Places | Rajasthan Forts

Rajsamand City



» Location :     Rajasthan
» Founded In :     16th Century A.D
» Tourist Attractions :     Rajsamand Lake ,
» Best Time To Visit :     October to March

Close to Kankroli is the dam built by Maharana Raj Singh in 1660 AD. Many embellishing arches and magnificent 'chhatris' adorn the embankment. Sixty-five kms from Udaipur, it is arguably the most beautiful lake in Rajasthan. There are beautiful 'torans', gardens and carved 'chhatris' around the lake. The sunset at the lake is absolutely splendid

Rajsamand is situated at the southern tip of Rajasthan and is oval in shape with a very narrow strip stretching towards the North. The district adjoins Udaipur, Pali, Bhilwara, Ajmer and Chittor districts. The district of Rajsamand is located 65 km from Udaipur and was constituted on 10th April, 1990. The district was named after the famous lake "Rajsamand" built by Maharana Raj Singh. The place is very well known for its marble production as the largest marble producing district as well as the single largest unit in the whole country. Deogarh is an important small town that lies in Rajsamand district, in Southern Rajasthan - 150 km from Ajmer, off National Highway No 8, running from Delhi, through Rajsamand and Udaipur. This small town is famous for the Deogarh Mahal .

Deogarh is an important small town that lies in Rajsamand district, in Southern Rajasthan - 150 km from Ajmer, off National Highway No 8, running from Delhi, through Rajsamand and Udaipur. This small town is famous for the Deogarh Mahal.

» Major Attractions of Rajsamand

Rajsamand Lake : It is the royal lake, offering a spectacular view of the sunset, with artistic “torans” and “chhatris” adorning its embankment.

» Places to Stay in Rajsamand

The RTDC has done a lot to retain the traditional flavour in its hotels in and around Chittaurgarh. Hotels like RTDC's Khadim, come with AC Deluxe rooms as well as ordinary rooms, which give a comfortable stay in the city. There are also Sarai facilities for the pilgrims. The government sponsored paying guest scheme makes the visitor feel at home.



» How to Get there

Air : The nearest airport is at Udaipur.

Rail : Sawai Madhopur has a major railway station, which connects the town with Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities in Western India.

Road : The National Highway No.8, Delhi-Ahmedabad-Mumbai road passes through the district and connects Rajsamand to Delhi.


» Climate of Rajsamand

The district has moderate climate without significant seasonal variations. The mean temperature is 22 degrees celsius. Average rainfall at the district head quarter is 49.5 cms.