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Udaipur Lantern Festival: Eco-friendly Diwali Celebration

By Farheen - August 24, 2020
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Udaipur needs no introduction as it has already made a name for itself. The majestic city draws in thousands of visitors year on year. This is due to its magnificent scenery and an endless list of elegant palaces, dreamy lakes and picturesque mountains. The city has a steep increase in the number of visitors especially during the time of Diwali. The city looks especially gorgeous throughout the festive season with its historic buildings decked up with pretty lights. This adds to the celebratory feeling in the air throughout the city. One marvellous event that takes place during the season of light is the Udaipur Lantern Festival.

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the Udaipur Lantern Festival is a unique and eco-friendly way of celebrating Diwali. During this event, the visitors come together in a commonplace to begin the celebrations with sheer joy and positivity. They huddle together and release hundereds of lanterns in the starry night sky. This turns the dark sky into an amazing hue of gold which is worth the view. One might say this looks right out of the famous scene in the animated movie “Tangled.”

The event also has live performances by many popular artists, busy bazaars, delicious food, amazing art exhibits and a list of fun things to do.

When and Where is the Udaipur Lantern Festival?

The date and time of the Udaipur Lantern Festival is the yet to be announced to the public.

Timings of The Festival

The celebration started at 3:00 PM and went on till late night 11:00 PM.These timings are as per the 2018 festival.

Udaipur Lantern Festival Ticket Price

The tickets for the Udaipur Lantern festival are charged at INR 800 for general entry and INR 1500 for comfort entry.

What To Look Forward to

Udaipur Lantern Festival
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There is so much fun and games at the magical festival.The event also has many different food stalls that serve a wide variety of local and international cuisines to delight your taste buds. You can enjoy a diverse set of performances by different artists. You can enjoy sufi, instumental and commercial bollywood tunes all in the same place.

More About the Lanterns

After 10:00 PM, the festival is finished with the lighting up of lanterns by all the visitors and letting them go towards the sky. This also gives out a message of how it is impportant to celebrate diwali in a green and safe way to the world.

Udaipur Lantern Festival is a must visit experience. It celebrates the spirit of festival of lights in an eco-friendly manner without comprising on the joy of the festival. It is one of the best times for tourists to experience and tour Udaipur as a city. You can check out its local food, culture and art. All this while being encompassed in the festivities.

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