Udaipur was founded in 1559 by Maharana Udai Singh II as a new capital of the Mewar kingdom. It is known for its Rajput-era palaces. Udaipur city is also referred to as the "Venice of the East", the "Most Romantic City of India" and the "Kashmir of Rajasthan". A gorgeous city filled with monumental palaces, sparkling lakes and beautiful streets, Udaipur is any traveler’s dream. Pichola, Fateh Sagar, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar lakes in this city are considered some of the most beautiful in the state. If you visit Udaipur between April and October its a thoroughly laid-back Indian town where you can relax, shop, eat all at your own pace. Udaipur is a city that has almost every type of place to make it a perfect destination for a vacation.