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FTEHSAGAR Lake

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24 Aug 21
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DR. Prabhat kumar singhal

FTEHSAGAR Lake

Serpentine Lake Fatehsagar offers one of the most alluring qualities of water; in the form of beauty, tranquility,

and composure are unmatchable and fill everyone with contentment. The mesmerizing ripples, the crystal clear images give a quick peek into your soul. This soul-stirring effect of lakes makes it one of the best places to visit.

The irresistible charisma of lakes is a special gift of nature. the lake is considered as the pride of Udaipur. The lake has a rich variety of flora and fauna.It is the second largest artificial lake. If you are in some mood for adventure, then the motorboat rides are at your disposal. You can take a brief look at the Aravalli hills as the boat takes you on a quick journey all around the lake.There are many boating stations on the lake; you can make your own choice according to the availability and your affordability of the boat.

Lake Fatehsagar is Situated at an astonishing location in the north of Lake Pichola right across the Moti Magri Hill and Surrounded by the high Aravalli hills on three sides.Within the confines of the Fateh Sagar Lake, there are three small islands. The largest of these is the Nehru Park which is a popular tourist attraction, the second island houses a public park with an impressive water -jet fountain, and the third island is the address for the "Udaipur Solar Observatory" (USO).

According to the historical facts, in 1888, the first lake got washed away due to floods. This is the time when Maharana Fateh Singh came to the rescue and ordered the construction of a dam which is now known as the Connaught Bund or embankment. The 800-meter long dam was built on the eastern side of the lake.Therefore, the lake has been named Lake Fatehsagar to honor the generosity of king Maharana Fateh Singh.


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