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How to Have a Fairytale Wedding in Udaipur

24 December, 2008, Relationships,Wedding - No Comment

One of the most beautiful cities in India, Udaipur in Rajasthan presents an extraordinary blend of multifarious sights, sounds and experiences. A vision in white steeped in beauty and romance, Udaipur is famous for its magnificent palaces, formidable forts, beautiful lakes, gardens, temples, which evoke tales of a heroic past where valor and chivalry reigned supreme. One of the world’s most romantic places, Udaipur can be the perfect venue for a fairytale wedding.

An exotic wedding venue in India, Udaipur, with its royal history, makes for a perfect wedding destination, offering all the dazzling paraphernalia associated with a royal Indian wedding. Wedding Tourism in Udaipur is gaining popularity by leaps and bounds.

A typical wedding in Udaipur is characterized by a number of ceremonies and rituals being performed during the ceremony. These customs are drawn from the numerous cultures and traditions in India.

Some of the most sought-after wedding venues in Uadipur include the Grand Heritage Palaces and Royal Mansions in the city. Drenched in history and romance, these spectacular venues provide the perfect setting for a royal wedding in Udaipur. The Lake Palace, Jagmandir Durbar Hall, Manek Chowk, Zenana Mahal, Promenade and the Risala village resort are the best places to plan your grand wedding at.

Located adjoining the beautiful City Palace, Manek Chowk has, since the medieval era, served as one of the exotic venues for royal marriages in Udaipur. You can also have your wedding party organized at the outstanding Lake Palace, situated in the center of Lake Pichola. Risala Village Resort, the erstwhile hunting lodge of the Mewar rulers, can also serve as the ideal place to solemnize your wedding vows in grand ceremonial style.

An Indian wedding in Udaipur begins with prayers to Lord Ganesha and other local deities. Therafter, ritualistic ceremonies commence at both the bride’s and groom’ s places. On the day of the wedding, all male members of the groom’s party will tie colorful headgear on each other. Later, the groom’s party (‘baraat’) will head for the wedding venue with the groom riding a horse like a king. Upon reaching the wedding venue, the bride’s family will welcome them by sprinkling rosewater and flower petals. This is to be followed by cultural dance performances, exotic traditional cuisine accompanied by royal grandeur and pomp.

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