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Jaisamand Lake (Dhebar Lake)
 

Jaisamand Lake also known by the name Dhebar Lake, covering an area of 36 sq km with a length of 14 km, width of 9km and depth of 102 feet is situated 48 kms south east of Udaipur city. Jaisamand Lake was considered as the second largest artificial lake in Asia, until the construction of Aswan Dam of Egypt. Jaisamand Lake was built in 1685 by Maharana Jai Singh while making a marble dam across the river Gomti. The dam on the Jaisamand Lake with 1202 feet length, 116 feet height and 70 feet width houses a Shiva temple at its center. 

Jaisamand Lake comprise of several islands and one among them is still inhabited by the tribe of Bhil Minas. The Jaisamand Island Resort is situated in one of the island. Surrounding Jaisamand lake is the Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary which is a home to several migratory and rare birds. Besides these, a summer palace of Udaipur Queens makes the perfect backdrop to Jaisamand Lake.


  Nearby Attractions
›› Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary
›› Lake Pichola
›› Arsi Vilas
›› Lake Palace
›› Jag Mandir Palace
›› City Palace
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