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This Rajasthan City ranked among top 15 urban destinations in the world

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February 1, 2018, 5:06 pm

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Udaipur has been ranked at number – 14 in the World’s top urban destinations for 2017 in a survey conducted by Travel and Leisure.

Jaipur: This Rajasthan city is making India proud. Known for beautiful lakes and breathtaking palaces, the royal city of Udaipur has been ranked at number – 14 in the World’s top urban destinations for 2017. The city bagged the distinction in a survey conducted by travel magazine – Travel and Leisure.

The fact that Udaipur beat many other more populated and cosmopolitan cities such as Delhi and Mumbai may come as a surprise to many, but those who have visited the City of Lakes can definitely vouch for its beauty. The city is small, but it is a well-developed urban destination. Tourists from all over the world come here to enjoy the quiet time on the banks of its beautiful lakes.

According to magazine Travel and Leisure, Every year for the World’s Best Awards survey, T+L asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. Readers rated cities on their sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping, and overall value.” And this is the final result that they provided.

Scenic Udaipur is known for its beautiful lakes, palaces, temples, museum and other historical sites.

Here is the list of all the 15 cities:-

  1. Barcelona, Spain
  2. Udaipur, India
  3. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  4. Rome, Italy
  5. Santa Fe, New Mexico
  6. Luang Prabang, Laos
  7. Ubud, Indonesia
  8. Cape Town, South Africa
  9. Hoi An, Vietnam
  10. Oaxaca, Mexico
  11. Florence, Italy
  12. Kyoto, Japan
  13. Chiang Mai, Thailand
  14. Charleston, South Carolina
  15. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

According to T+L, “The World’s Best Cities list also speaks to our readers’ growing interest in Asia.”

Travel and Leisure magazine is known for its World’s Best Awards survey. People follow Travel + Leisure for travel inspiration and information on the best destinations and properties to visit around the world.

First published: July 13, 2017