Jaisamand Lake, Udaipur

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Enjoy views of vast expanse of water surrounded by limestone slabs covered with trees at Jaisamand Lake, the second largest artificial lake in Asia. Built in 1685 by Maharana Jai Singh by making an exquisite marble dam on Gomti River, the stonemasonry of the barrier still stands strong providing excellent observation platforms for panoramic views. Climb a marble elephant for a perfect view or take a boat trip and observe countless cormorants and pelicans on the lake. The area is also a large bird and teak forest sanctuary. Bring your camera along. Using our world travel planner, Udaipur attractions like Jaisamand Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Very close to Udaipur but not been well populated.The lake view is very relaxing and soothing.One can spend quality time here.  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    Normal lake , quiet place , good for a chillax view , decent place , good spot for a picnic , good to spend 2-3 hrs !  more »
  • July 1, 2017
    This beautiful man made lake is the 2nd largest in Asia, has been built between 1711-1730 by the ruler of the famous Mewar royal family, roughly 387 years ago. One must appreciate the foresight of the...  more »

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