The Unending Blue - Badi Talab

Festooned with an abundance of scintillating lakes and picturesque landscape, Udaipur City of Rajasthan is on the bucket list of many travelers around the world for all the right reasons.

Located amidst the rugged range of Aravallis, Udaipur offers an idyllic hideaway to the tourists away from the buzz and flux of the cities into the tranquility of the scintillating water bodies and awe-inspiring forts and palaces.

Making its space in one of the most visited local sightseeing points in Udaipur is the Badi Lake, also known as Jiyan Sagar.

Located at a distance of about 12 km from the Udaipur City, this majestic lake was built by Maharana Raj Singh in 1648 AD to rectify the effects of calamitous famine. Its construction was completed in an amount of 6 Lacs rupees and was then named after Maharana’s mother, Jana Devi.

This artificial lake spans an area of 155 sq km and is confined in an embarkment of 180 m length and 18 m width. Decorated with 3 kiosks and enveloped by the glorious Aravalli hills, this lake offers a perpetual view of the blue waters and a sense of solace and peace to the visitors.


One can easily reach Badi Lake by any means of transportation. Tourists and Travellers can also browse through the list of taxi services in Udaipur, Rajasthan to enjoy a comfortable visit to the mighty lake.