The land of Rajasthan is not just known for its diverse culture and rich traditions, but also because of it gargantuan stature. The largest state in India in terms of area, housing mighty forts, palaces. But the count doesn`t just end here. Rajasthan proudly flaunts the second largest artificial lake in the world, and the largest artificial lake in Asia- the Dhebar Lake, or popularly known as the Jaisamand lake. Located in Udaipur district, the lake was built in the 17th century by Maharaja Jai Singh.
The Lake covers a huge area of 93 km2, and is in close proximity to the Jaisamand wildlife sanctuary. It`s not just the magnificent stature of the lake that instills awe in the visitors, it`s the 300 metres long Dhebar Lake Dam, built of white marble. Wondrous to behold and spectacular in sight, the dam ameliorates the enticing beauty of the lake. Apart from the dam, the summer palaces of the kings and queens surround the lake on all sides and a panoramic view of the lake is just jaw dropping. The lake houses in its vicinity, three islands-which are inhabited by the Bhil tribes. One can enjoy the sight of various species of migratory birds, who flock the lake. There are a number of resorts nearby as well so as to provide the best ambience to every soul to drench oneself in the sanctifying solace of the Jaisamand Lake and its surroundings.