Rajasthan is a state that has an aura of mystery and old world charm to it, and has become a site for many a big fat destination weddings in India, especially those wanting to recreate a royal feel. Against a backdrop of the desert and the breathtaking palaces and old buildings, this is the perfect opportunity for having stunning destination weddings in India. Udaipur is most famous for its palaces, dating back to the Rajput era, when Rajas and Maharajas ruled. It has also been nicknamed Lake City in response to the numerous lakes that dot its rugged landscape, and is sometimes called the “Venice of the East.” The majestic Lake Palace is situated on the Pichola Lake and occupies an entire island. Lake Pichola, Swaroop Sagar Lake and Fateh Sagar Lake are considered to be the most beautiful lakes in the entire state of Rajasthan, affording both sightseeing and pre wedding couple photography options.
Whether you want to rent out a palace or even stay and hold your ceremonies at one of them and many havelis ( many now converted into luxury hotels), or choose from the myriad other five star and luxury properties in the town, there are choices galore! The Leela Palace Udaipur, Taj Lake Palace Udaipur, The Oberoi Udaivilas, Jagmandir Island Palace, Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel, the latter two both from the 17th century, which have been completely converted into luxurious hotel spaces that are quite perfect for the couple who want to feel royal at their wedding, are some of the top choices in for a destination wedding in Udaipur.
As the capital of the Mewar dynasty, the Mewar influences are still to be found in the cuisine. Mewari food is considered the food of royals, and is often showcased by five star hotels in North India, who celebrate the unique heritage of this culture through food festivals. Having a big fat destination wedding in Udaipur means you get to experience and appreciate this cuisine first hand! Camel rides across the desert will also provide a unique experience for wedding guests, as will it be another cute happy couple or wedding party photo moment. Dressing in traditional Rajasthani garb, with its bright and beautiful prints on ghagras with lots of silver jewelry and accessories like armbands and mangtikas and more, will make you feel like you’re a princess from a bygone era, and surely, a turban wearing, traditionally clad groom to be will be the perfect companion for a couples shoot by your wedding photographers in Udaipur!
Make sure time to visit markets and do the requisite shopping – Udaipur is a haven for arts and crafts lovers, apart from the place to buy ornaments and clothing. Zardozi work, miniature paintings and bandhani are some traditionally Rajasthani art and craft work. There are also numerous temples and religious places of worship for those so inclined, as well as gardens and parks, and even an Elephant Safari. Udaipur is indeed a unique and perfect place to hold your dream wedding – the perfect destination wedding spot in India!
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