Udaipur in Rajasthan….

…..there has been so much said about this beautiful city,  to me it reminded me somehow about Venice in Italy. It is been called the most romantic spot in India, the shimmering Lake Pichola, purple ridges of the wooded Aravali hills, fantastical palaces, temples, havelis , crowded and colorful streets.DSC_8976

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Before I entered the city of Udaipur my driver took me for a quick visit to a garden

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The fountains needed to be cleaned

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My haveli room in the city

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The city palace with many balconies and towers overlooking the lake and the city is Rajasthan’s largest palace, built and extended by many maharanas. The constructions began in 1599 by Maharama Udai Singh2 , the city’s founder.

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Adorned with beautiful designs and paintings of the Lotus Flower

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A security guard

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Views through the many windows and balconies

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The chambers of the royalties with so many beautifully colored glass windows

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Excited school girls passing through the palace. One of their moms asked for a picture of me and her daughter

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Boat ride over the Lake Pichola before sunset

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The rope way up to the  Manshapura temple on the top of Udaipur. This little island in the middle of the lake is a private palace

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Pieces of red fabric with golden stitches seen all over Rajastan hanging in trees or bushes, wishing for health and happiness

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In the evening hours stepping into a temple and observing Hindu ceremonies

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The daily duties of cleansing the mind, body and laundry

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Typical shops and street scenes of Udaipur

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A talented artist painting a card for me

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Taking the bus or the tuc-tuc back to the hotel

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My resting place after long days of exploring the city , The Whistling Teal, right next to my hotel

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All images posted in this blog are copyrighted by the owner Cornelia Weber Photography.  Any reproduction , copying or any other use are strictly prohibited. If you like to purchase any images please contact corneliaphotography@cox.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About corneliaweberphotography

In my photography work I thrive to capture the soul of the moment. I let my images speak the language of stillness and vibration, with that I leave my audience to find their own reflections and emotions. My approach in my work is to lead other's to their own imagination and freedom of dreams. I invite you to visit my web site www.corneliaweber-photography.com
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6 Responses to Udaipur in Rajasthan….

  1. Judi says:

    Incredibly beautiful city with more beautiful people! Such an adventure. No wonder you want to go back!

  2. Impressive images of Udaipur. It is a colorful city with rich culture and tradition. Your images are successfully portray the best of it!

  3. What a gorgeous place, Cornelia. Your photos are stunning.

  4. ~ av says:

    Beautiful !

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