Vibrant festivals and fairs portray the cultural wealth of Udaipur. The city has found the perfect balance between conserving the rituals and customs of the past while still keeping up with current advancements. Like any other city of Rajasthan, folk dance and songs play a significant role in the city's cultural legacy. The vibrant folk dances of Ghoomar, Bhavai, Kachchhi Ghodi, Terahtaali and Kalbeliya form a very important part of the Rajasthani lifestyle. Festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm in the entire state and especially in Udaipur. The Gangaur Festival is celebrated in summer and is marked by a traditional procession that passes through the city with bullock carts, chariots and performances by local artists. Other popular festivals are Hariyali Amavasya, Jagannath Rath Yatra and Jal-Jhulni Ekadashi. Diwali and holi are also celebrated in a grand manner in Udaipur. The locals showcase their talents in the local fairs where they promote their arts and crafts. The cuisine of Udaipur is similar to the rest of Rajasthan with more variety owing to the large number of foreigners. Food comprises of vegetables and lentils with a lot of spice and seasoning.
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Take a sojourn of the best places to visit in Udaipur and let the magic of the former Mewar capital weave its spell on you! Read on!
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal in Udaipur is a must- visit, for those who wish to experience the culture and traditions of Rajasthan.
Planning a holiday to Udaipur need not be expensive, as there are many good, budget-friendly hotels that can cater to your needs.
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