Saheliyon Ki Bari is one the most beautiful gardens and a prominent
tourist attraction in Udaipur. The garden is famous for its
fountains, marble art and lush green lawns. Saheliyon Ki Bari in
English means "Garden of maids". This place is very popular and it is situated on
the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake. Garden of maids was built in the 18th
century by Maharana Sangram Singh for the royal ladies.
Some places nearby Sahelion-Ki-Bari are Vidhiya Bhawan School,
Burhani Masjid, Seva Mandir Marg and Burhani Nagar.
per the myths, the garden was designed by the king himself and he gift
this garden to his queen. The Queen was accompanied by 48 maids in her
To offer all of them,
pleasurable moments away from the political intrigues of the court,
this garden was made. This patterned garden used to be the popular
relaxing spot of the royal ladies.
queen with her maids and female friends come at this place for a
leisurely walk and spend their time in leisure.
Due to this fact, the garden got its name. The superb architecture of
the garden provides a breath-taking view to any observer. The garden
is embellished with numerous fountains in its four water pools,
chiseled kiosks and marble elephants. It is also celebrated for its
lotus pool and bird-fountains. The lush green lawns, flowerbeds, and
marble pavilions further enhance the romantic ambience of this
Maharana Bhopal Singh liked this place very much and built a pavilion
of rain fountains inside the place. His idea was to form an illusion
of rain dancing in cadence with dancing maids. Kings usually
come at this place to spend their free time and to enjoy the fountains
and pools of this garden. These fountains were imported from England
and you can trace them along with the main reservoir of the garden.
The main reservoir has four black
marbled kiosks in its corners and one white marbled kiosk in its
center. On the top of kiosks, these fountains are in the form of
sculpted birds that spurts water from their beaks producing the rain
The museum exhibiting the huge collection of royal households is
another attraction of this garden. It has many ancient pictures and
things of the bygone period. Sight of stuffed cobras and other animals
will definitely add a tint of adventure to your trip. Above all, you
can stroll through the shady lawns, where the bunch of bougainvillea
will bend down to greet you. Today, Saheliyon ki Bari has become the
pleasure park for the recreation of Udaipur dwellers.
Saheliyon-Ki-Bari is a place which can be visited by any visitor to
this city. The crystalloid fountains, lotus pool, marbled elephants
sprinkling water and many more attractions provide truly a picturesque
sight to behold.