The “city of lakes” is perhaps the most romantic and beautiful cities of India. In contrast to its neighborhood it stands out with an enchanting image of white marble palaces, placid blue lakes, gardens and temples surrounded by hills and mountains. It was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 A.D.on the shores of lake Pichola.The most striking landmarks of the city are the City Palace and the Lake Palace.Udaipur is the most colorful city in Rajasthan. Festivals and celebration, music and dance punctuate its barrenness.Udaipur, not only the city is lovely and full of tourist places, city around also offers some of worth visiting places in vicinity. ORIENTATION Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh is located on the eastern shore of India, nestled among the hills of the Eastern Ghats and facing the Bay of Bengal to the east. HISTORY Vishakhapatnam was a part of the Vijayanagar Empire.Initialy Vishakhapatnam belonged to the Kalinga Kingdom and was ruled by Ashoka in 260 B.C. followed by the Andhra Kings of Vengi.Later it was under the reign of the Pallava, Chola and Ganga dynasties. Soon Visakhapatnam became a major port and a trading center for the Europeans, the Dutch, the French and the English. Around the 17th century Vizag became a major exporter of textiles, ivory, tobacco; indigo etc.Visakhapatnam played a major role as a coast during the reign of the Asaf Jahis and the Golcondas.History documents that Visakhapatnam got its name from the god of ‘Valor-Vishakha’.