Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur

Fateh Sagar, a beautiful lake, which lies to the north of Lake Pichola, was constructed in 1678. The Lake lies just besides the entrance to Moti Magri Hill.

Built in 1678 by Maharana Jai Singh, Fateh Sagar Lake got its name from Maharana Fateh Singh, who later made additions to it. Talking about the statistics of Fateh Sagar, the lake extends to the length of 2.4 km, 1.6 km. in width and deep to the extent of 11.5 meter. During the monsoons, the lake covers the total area of around 1 sq km
Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur  
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Fateh Sager Lake is one of the most romantic vicinity for young lovers. It is the most peaceful and relaxing place to spend leisures for much of the travellers and Udaipur localities. This beautiful Fateh Sager Lake bestows with infinite beauty of the Aravali hills at the backdrop of serene lake body.
Fateh Sagar Lake is well-planned with three intake channels and an overflow channel that is usually brought into play in the rainy season. Fateh Sagar Lake is embellished by three small islands, which can be reached by taking a boat ride in the lake. The largest island of the lake is developed into a park by the name of Nehru Park. The garden comprises a boat-shaped restaurant and a small zoo for children. This island park is the favorite picnic spot of Udaipur dwellers.
The second island is converted into a public park with brilliant water-jet fountains by the Government of Rajasthan. The third island addresses Udaipur Solar Observatory, which is the best solar observing site in Asia.
Whereas, today Fateh Sager Lake is the most preferable site for endless wanderers, the mornings and evenings are very much refreshing around the lake. . From the bottom of Moti Magri Hill, you can hire pedal boats or motor boats as per your convenience to enjoy a boat ride in the lake.
You can enjoy this lake taking its circumference while driving through Moti Magri Road, Fateh Sagar Drive and Rani Road. This twisting route would present stunning views of the lake as well as the encompassing Aravalli Hills.

Nehru Garden Timings: 0800 to 1900 hrs. in Summers and 0800 to 1900 hrs. in Winters.