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Top 8 Famous Temples of Udaipur

Udaipur is a wonderful place to be. If you are living near Udaipur like 10 to 12 hours away, and planning to visit this destination during weekends or long holidays, then indeed it is one of the best trip planning that you are thinking of.

Whenever someone reads about Udaipur, they almost end up knowing about the palaces, and best hotels to stay in Udaipur, but one thing everybody neglects is the beautiful architectural temples of Udaipur. But don’t worry, we won’t ruin your plan as we are going to pin down the top 8 most famous temples in Udaipur that you can visit with your friends, family, and loved ones.

Temples are one of those places that we visit when we are in stress, or we are not able to come out from any particular situation and we think that the last option is to seek help from our god itself. But these temples are so charming that you can visit them each day and sit there for hours without ever getting bored.

Top 8 Most Popular Temples in Udaipur:

Mahakaleshwar Mandir:

Mahakaleshwar Mandir in Udaipur is one of the most important and popular Hindu shrines in India. It is located in the city of Udaipur and was built more than 1000 years ago. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva who is also known as Mahakal or Maha Vishnu. There are images of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Ganesha, and other deities at this famous temple.

The address of the temple is Rani Rd, Ambamata, Udaipur, Rajasthan 31300, and it is very easy to locate. There are no specific times to visit the temple, however, if you want to be a part of the Mahaarti then you have to visit the temple at 4’0 clock in the morning, then in the afternoon, and then in the evening around 7’0 clock.

After the aarthi, you get the Prashad, and then you can sit at the temple and do some chants of Lord Shiva along with Devi Paravati’s chant. As Lord Shiva is considered above all the other gods and goddesses, this has to be the top most famous temple in Udaipur.

Jagdish Temple:

Shree Jagdish Temple is the holy temple dedicated to Lord Krishna in Udaipur. The temple’s name is Shree Jagdish Mandir, which was built and maintained by Sant Joshi. I personally have visited this temple and trust me, the peace and silence that you feel here, you will rarely find anywhere else.

It feels like you are just sitting quietly, and Krishna is listening to all your problems, and answering them as well. There comes a time in life when you don’t want to talk to people around you and you feel like communicating with God directly. And this is high time when you must visit the place, even if you are there for a day or two.

This temple is closed during the afternoon time. In order to visit the temple, you need to be there at these times:

Monday to Sunday – 4:15 am – 1:00 pm 5:15 pm – 8:00 pm

If you are going in the morning time, you can visit the City of Palace or if you are an evening visitor, then you can go to some nearby ghat, and enjoy the sunset view from the lakeside.

Bohra Ganesh Temple

What is the Bohra Ganesh Mandir? Why should you go there? These two questions might be hitting your mind at the moment, right? Don’t worry, we have answers. The Bohra Ganesh Mandir is located in the Trimurti area of Udaipur, which is one of the most beautiful parts of the City. It is not just a place for Hindu visitors but it also becomes a prominent tourist attraction for all kinds of people.

Lord Ganesh is mischievous, right? But he is so cute that we cannot resist buying a kilo of modak for him. Our prayers reach him in the form of our worship traditions and the modak that we offer to him. People of Rajasthan believe in Lord Ganesh a lot and hence Bohra Ganesh Temple in Udaipur is one of the most visited temples in the city of lakes.

To reach the temple, you can take an auto and tell them the address: Bohra Ganesh ji, Ganapati Nagar, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001. There is no fee to enter the temple, and it is open 24 hours. You can visit the temple at any time, but the best time is in the evening. Don’t miss the Ganesh aarti.

Ambamata Temple

Most of the time we talk about lords, and sometimes we forget about our beautiful goddess which is completely wrong. In Hinduism, goddesses are worshiped at a very high level, and if you are visiting Udaipur and not going to the Ambamata Temple, then it will be a huge loss for you because you will miss a visit to an amazing place. There is a reason why it is on the list of the top 8 temples in Udaipur.

The temple is known for its annual festival which we all call NAVRATRI, during this time, this temple is surrounded by a huge crowd and sometimes it is even quite hard to get the darshan of the idol. Devotees offer prayers, perform traditional dances, and participate in various cultural events during the festival.
The address of the temple is Haridas Ji Ki Magri Eklavaya Colony, Shavri Colony, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001 and it is approximately at a distance of 25 kilometers from the center of the city. It is advisable that if you just want to feel the beauty of the temple, then don’t visit during the festive season. Otherwise, the temple is open all day for its devotees.

Neemach Mata Temple

Neemach Mata Temple is one of the most popular temples near Udaipur. It is believed that there are more than 1000 stairs at the temple which are not easy to climb. Only a true devotee can reach the top without facing various troubles, but eventually, the place is a beauty.

Visitors to the Neemuch Temple can experience the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan and the devotion of its people to their gods and goddesses. The temple is open to visitors every day from early morning until late evening and is a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in Indian spirituality and culture.

The address of the temple is Fateh Sagar Rd, Shilpgram, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, and is open all day long for the devotees.

Eklingji Temple:

Lord Shiva is everywhere, and this unique temple is dedicated to him. Located at a distance of 22 kilometers from Udaipur, the address of the famous temple in Udaipur is Eklingji Temple Road, Kailash Puri. You can reach the temple by hiring a taxi or taking a local bus from Udaipur. The temple is well-connected by road and can be easily reached from Udaipur.

The visiting hours of the Eklingji Temple are from 4:15 AM to 6:45 AM in the morning, and then again from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM in the afternoon, and in the evening from 5:15 PM to 7:45 PM in the evening.

Mahalaxmi Temple:

Another one of the most visited temples in Udaipur is the Mahalaxmi temple. As the name represents, this temple is purely made for our goddess Laxmi. Who doesn’t wish to have a good life? A wealthy life? For this, trillions of people worship goddess Laxmi and pray to her to keep showering her powerful blessings upon them.

The temple is located within walking distance of the city palace. The best time to visit the Mahalaxmi Temple in Udaipur is during the Navratri festival, which usually falls between September and October.

The Mahalaxmi Temple is open for devotees from 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the morning and from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the evening.

Karni Mata Temple:

Do you believe in reincarnation? Or re-birth? It is believed that the Karni Mata temple is dedicated to the goddess Karni Mata who is a reincarnated form of the goddess Durga. There are trillions of rats in the temple which cause no harm to humans. People from all across the world visit the temple every year.

The address of Karni Mata temple is Machla Magra, Doodh Talai and you can easily visit the temple by your own vehicle as it is only 3.5 kilometers from Udaipur. The timing of the temple is 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM every day and no entry fees.


There are several reasons why Udaipur is a must-visit destination for travelers. Udaipur is a paradise for shoppers, as it is home to several markets and bazaars that sell traditional handicrafts, jewelry, and clothing.

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