Indian Architectural Travel Guide Udaipur- A Living Heritage Guide

  • Guide to Udaipur includes Heritage Walks in this lovely city of Rajasthan.

Authors of the book are Dr Shikha Jain and Dr Mayank Gupta.


About the Book

The book will introduce the visitor to the entire range of resplendent art of Mewar and architecture of the city. It covers architectural marvels from across various historical periods, architectural typologies, and artistic styles. The book is divided into two main sections.


The first section of the book covers landmarks from the founding of the city, its evolution and growth from the 16th to the 21st century. It also contains an overview of its heritage (tangible and intangible) including lakes and step wells, gates and city walls, forts and palaces, havelis, temples, public buildings, memorials, historic gardens, and various crafts clusters within the city.


The second section of the book focuses on six special itineraries. Itineraries include Bhattiyani Chohatta to Gangaur Ghat Walk; Jagat Shiromani Temple - Ghantaghar - Ganesh Ghati - Ambrai Ghat; Gulab Bagh and Dudh Talai Heritage Walk; Lake Pichola Heritage Trail; Fateh Sagar Trail and the last one is Ahar Heritage Walk.


Together, the city overview and itineraries are designed to offer an experience of the entire spectrum of crafts and festivals, centuries of historic layers of the urban fabric, iconic monuments and museums, gardens, water bodies and lakes that constitute the Living Heritage of Udaipur. In addition, there are two entire itineraries to the region’s historic hill fort capitals preceding Udaipur.


Chittorgarh and Kumbhalgarh

Furthermore, deriving accurate and enhanced information on the exact location of sites included in the guide is now made easier with the option of geo-data, provided in the form of QR codes.


How to BUY and Price

Book shall be available on Amazon from September 26. If you wish to buy earlier, see below. 

Price  INR 699, Special Introductory Price: INR 550 (inclusive of courier charges in India only). Transfer amount as below and email your purchase transaction and postal address to

Account Name - Maharana Mewar Historical Publication Trust

Branch Address - City Palace Udaipur

Bank Name - Bank of Baroda

Bank Address - Bank of Baroda, City Palace, Udaipur.

Account Number (Saving) - 77040100001971

IFSC / NEFT Code - BARB0VJUDCP (5th letter is a ZERO)normal'>MICR Code - 313012021


The Book is also available at Udaya Museum Book Shop, Manek Chowk, The City Palace, Udaipur.


We present some pictures of Udaipur and around with album links too.

Durbar Hall, City Palace Udaipur. 

Sunset Pichola Lake, City Palace backdrop.

Art Gallery, City Palace Udaipur. 

Jagdish Temple, Udaipur.

Kumbalgarh Fort has second longest fort wall in the world. 

Vijaya Stambh, Chittorgarh Fort.

Lake Palace, Udaipur.  


Also read

1. About Lakes of Udaipur, Water Conservation Ahead of its Time

2. Lake Palace Udaipur

3. Jagdish Mandir, Udaipur

4. Chittorgarh Fort

5. Kumbalgarh Fort

6. Art Gallery, City Palace Udaipur

7. Shiv Niwas Palace Udaipur

8. How were Forts made in Mewar, Rajasthan 

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