Places of Interest Udaipur
 
 




 
 
   GULAB BAGH
   
 
This 'Rose Garden', laid out by Maharana Sajjan Singh, is situated near the palace. In the days of yore, courts were held here. A small zoo and toy train is added attraction for children.

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   MANIKYA LAL VERMA PARK
   
       
 

This is a beautiful park located on the hill known as 'Machla Magra. The place is known for its sunset point and musical fountain. A small pond known as Dudh Talai is also situated down the hill. The place abounds in scenic beauty.

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   SAHELIYON KI BARI

   
 

Sahelion Ki Bari' was laid for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of her dowry. The gardens set below the embankment of the Fateh Sagar Lake have beautiful lotus pools, marble pavilions and elephant- shaped fountains. These fountains are fed by the water of the lake gushing through ducts made for the purpose. Each water channel has its distinct sound and the mingling of these sounds complement the ambience of the place.


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   SAJJAN GARH

 
 

Originally intended to be an astronomical centre, it later became a monsoon palace and hunting lodge. It affords a breathtaking view of the Mewar countryside. This place is also well known for sunset view and wildlife sanctuary.


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   LAKE PALACE (JAG NIWAS)
 
 

Better known as the Lake Palace, it is regarded as one of the most beautiful
palaces in the world, and the mere sight of this white wonder rising from the turquoise water of Lake Pichhola is dream-like. It was the pleasure palace of Maharana Jagat Singh II, built by him in 1746 AD. It has been called "one of the most romantic creations of man."Today the Lake Palace is a five-star Heritage hotel.


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   LAKE PICHOLA
 
 
This scenic lake, surrounded by palaces, temples, ghats & hills, is the largest in Udaipur & derives its name from Picholi village, flooded long ago so as to enlarge the lake. Rising from the lake are the two island palaces of Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, Boattrips 10:00 -17:00 from Bans/ Ghat Price: Rs. 75 Adult/ Rs.40 Child for Y2 hour cruise, Rs,150 Adult/ Rs. 75 Child for % hourtrip(inc. a short stop on Jag Mandir), Rs. 12:00 for 1 hour solar boat hire (up to 8 persons).

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   THE CITY GATES & WALLS
 
 
Udaipur's ancient ramparts are extensive though no longer complete. Large sections have gone to make way for roads and shops, but the nine main gates remain. These are Brahmpol (named after the god Brahma), Ambapol (dedicated to the goddess Amba), and Chandpol (the Moon Gate) to the West, Hatipol (The Elephant Gate) and Delhi Gate to the North, Surajpol (The Sun Gate) and Udiapol (named after Udai Singh) to the East. Finally there are Kishanpol (named after Lord Krishna), and Jamrapol next to Lake Pichola to the South.

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   JAGDISH MANDIR
 
 
Built by Maharana Jagat Singh I in 1651, the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The exterior and the plinth are covered with bas-relief of alligators; elephants, horsemen and celestial musicians rise in tiers. Chanting, bells and music can be heard throughout the day. It is the largest and most splendid temple of Udaipur.

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   SHILPGRAM
 
 
Literally meaning "Craftsmen's Village" is a living ethnographic museum depicting the enormous diversities in craft, art & culture between various Indian states. Shilpgram comprises 26 huts set in 70 acres of natural surroundings at the foot of the Aravali Hills.

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   SUKHADIA CIRCLE
 
 
Sukhadia Circle's centrepiece is a huge, graceful three-tiered fountain of scalloped dishes surmounted by a wheat-ear motif (symbol of prosperity). It was erected in 1967; a monument to Mohan Lal Sukhadia, one-time Chief Minister of Rajasthan and a native of Udaipur. Around the fountain is a circular lake, beyond which are pleasant gardens. The young generation flock here on holidays and evenings to boat on the lake in bizarre duck-shaped pedallos and to relax with refreshments at nearby cafes.

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   CITY PALACE
 
 
This is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, construction of which was started by Udai Singh. This white marble architectural marvel, standing majestically on a hill is surrounded by crenellated walls. This huge edifice 30.4 metres high and 244 metres long was added on to, by later rulers, but the additions are so well planned and integrated, it is difficult to believe that it was not conceived as a complete structure. The entrance to the palace is through 'Hathi Pol' (the Elephant Gate) along the main street of the old city, past the Jagdish temple. The 'Bara Pol' or Great Gate takes one into the first court leading to the Tripolia Gate which has eight carved marble Torans or archways. One is now led to a series of courtyards, overlapping pavilion terraces, corridors and hanging gardens. Here, the eye catches the Suraj Gokhada (Balcony of the Sun) where the 'Suryavanshis' (descendants of the Sun God) - the Maharanas of Mewar appeared before their people to sort out their problems. The Mor Chowk takes its name from the fascinating coloured glass mosaics of peacocks which decorate the walls. The Chini Chitrashala is especially attractive with its blue and white ceramics while the wall paintings of Lord Krishna's life at Bhim Vilas Palace command attention. The other palaces are Dilkhush Mahal, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and Krishna Mahal. The Government Archaeological Museum in City Palace is very rich in artifacts and worth visiting.
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   JAGMANDIR
 
       
 
This is the older water palace built by Rana Jagat Singh 1st in 1620 AD. It also served as asylum for the Mughal Prince Khurram, while in revolt against his father, Jehangir. The foundation stone of the big dome in this build ing was laid by Prince Khurram. It is also the place where European families were sheltered by Maharana Sarup Singh during the uprising of 1857 AD. Of these two island palaces Fergusson wrote, "Indeed, I know of nothing that will bear comparison with them anywhere." Boat trips are available from Bansi Ghat.
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   PRATAP MEMORIAL (Moti Magri)
 
 
An impressive bronze statue of Maharana Pratap on his horse, Chetak stands at the top of Moti Magri overlooking Fateh Sagar. Local people climb the hill to pay homage to Rana Pratap and his faithful charger Chetak, who was killed in the historical battle of Haldighati. Light & sound show is worth viewing.

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   CRYSTAL GALLERY
 
 
The Crystal Gallery located in Fateh Prakash Palace (part of the Grand
City Palace Complex) was opened to the public in 1994. Overlooking the Durball Hall, the Crystal Gallery contains a grand collection of more than 600 rare objects collected from different parts of the world. Inspired by crystal shown at an exhibition in Calcutta by the Birmingham based company F & C Osier, Maharana Sajjan Singhji ordered the unique pieces in the year 1877. From lamps to washing bowls, perfume bottles to paperweights & writing instruments, the collection has it all. The Crystal Gallery also boasts a crystal bed, the only one of its kind in the world. Besides these, other fascinating objects include a sofa set, a dining table, fountains, various coloured crystal objets, mirrored tabletops, exquisite decanters & a fabulous jewel-encrusted carpet. A trip to Udaipur is incomplete without visiting the Crystal Gallery...
For further information, please contact, The Fateh Prakash, City Palace, Udaipur.

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   DURBAR HALL
 
 
Lord Minto, the then Viceroy of India laid the foundation stone for the
Durbar Hall in 1909. It is without doubt, the grandest chamber in Udaipur & its sheer size and splendour makes one gasp in awe. Vast, shimmering chandeliers illuminate the fine paintings of Maharanas lining the walls The lake is bordered on three sides by wooded hills and on the fourth side it is dammed. The name derives from Maharana Fateh Singhji, who ordered the building of the dam. Visitors can take a short trip across to exquisite Nehru Island Park, which is the focal point in the lake, and a somewhat hidden upper gallery houses the fabulous collection of crystal furniture. The purpose of the Durbar Hall was originally for formal court occasions such as state banquets, state or religious festivals and various noble assemblies known as 'durbars'. It is the hub of the Fateh Prakash Palace & these days serves a more commercial use for banquets, conferences and glamorous parties.

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   VINTAGE & CLASSIC CAR COLLECTION
 
 
The collection within the grounds of the Garden Hotel comprises a variety of classic rare or interesting transportation is vehicles; some stately, others sleek and fast, & a few that are frankly weird. Most were once used by Maharanas of Udaipur, but other models are gradually being added.

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   AHAR
 
 
Today, what is in crumbling ruins, there stood, in the yesteryears, the ancient capital of the Sisodias who built the Kingdom of Mewar. The royal cenotaphs of the Maharanas, built of white marble encircle the sacred tank of Gangabhar Kund. There is also an archaeological museum here containing the excavations from Ahar including earthen pots and iron objects which are of great archaeological and historical importance.

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   BAGORE KI HAVELI
 
 
Situated on the banks of Lake Pichhola and incorporatingthe majestic Gangaur Ghat, this Haveli was built in the second half of the 1 8th century by the then Prime Minister of Mewar. Every evening at 7.00 p.m. a cultural programme is organized especially for tourists, it is called 'DHAROHAR1. At present it is a cultural museum and is a part of the West Zone Cultural Centre. Ph. 2422567,2523865

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   BHARTIYA LOK KALA MANDAL
 
 
Puppet Show: 1 2:00 to 13:00 and 1 8:00 to 1 9:00 hrs. Entry Fee: Rs. 20/-T/mings09:OOtol 7:30hrs.
A museum of folk arts, it displays a rich collection of folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments and paintings. It has a section devoted to tribal art. The world-renowned puppeteers of Udaipur - custodians of an ancient tradition - regularly put up splendid shows here. Ph. 2525077, 2560891. Daily at 6 p.m. special folk cultural programme for tourist is worth visiting.

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   FATEH SAGAR LAKE
 
 
Lake Fateh Sagar, located to the north of Lake Pichola, which is an artificial lake constructed by Maharana Jai Singh in 1678. It is dotted by hills and woodlands. There is a canal linking the two lakes via Swaroop Sagar and Rang Sagar Lake. Nehru garden in the middle of the lake was originally known as the Jag Niwas, It took three years to build and was inaugurated in 1746


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   Places of Interest Jodhpur
   
       
 
 
 
MEHRANGARH FORT
Crowning a perpendicular cliff, the fort was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 AD when he shifted his capital from Mandore, it houses a palace intricately adorned with long carved panels and latticed windows exquisitely wrought from red sandstone. The apartments within the Moti Mahal (Peri Palace), Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana have their own magic with rich, varied collection of palanquins, Howdas, Royal cradles, Miniature painting of various schools, folk music instruments, costumes, furnitures and an impressive armoury. The display of cannons on the ramparts near Chamunda temple, is among the rarest in India. As you climb up, folk musicians revive the grandeur of a bygone era. Tel : 0291-2548790 Timing : 0900 to 1700 hrs Entry fee : 300/- (Foreigners) with audio guide , Rs. 50/- (Indian)
ORIENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
An Art Gallery of Manuscripts & Miniatures is located at Rajasthan Oriental Research Institute situated at PWD road, Jodhpur. Run by Rajasthan Government, it was established with a view to collect, preserve, edit & publish ancient literature of Rajasthan and adjacent areas available in Sanskrit, Apbhramsa & Hindi-Rajasthani. A number of manuscripts, extending miniature in bountiful, which on stylistic ground are termed as Pala, Western Indian. Rajput & Jammu-Kashmir schools and like wise some of the manuscripts lack miniatures but are treated rare on the ground of being based largely on palm, birch-bank, paper, wood & cloth, while others on the ground of excelled calligraphy and text called as Dvipath, Tripath & Panchpath. Tel : 0291-2430244 Timing : 10.30 am. to 4.30pm.
 
     
 
   MANDORE GARDENS
   
       
 
Mandore was the capital of Marwar before the foundation of Jodhpur. Today its extensive gardens with high rock terraces make it a popular local attraction. The highlight of this place is the "Hall of Heroes’’ which houses sixteen gigantic figures chiseled out of one single rock. The statues are either of popular Hindu deities or famous folk deities. The royal cenotaphs or Devals of Jodhpur rulers on a high plinth crowned with soaring spires and ornate carving are amongst the other attractions of Mandore. The longest & finest of all cenotaphs are those built in the memory of Mahraja Jaswant Singh & Maharaja Ajit Singh.

Timings : 9.45 to 17.15 hrs (Monday closed) Entry fee : Rs.: 50/- (Foreigners ) Rs. 10/-(Indians) Tel.: 2545353
 
       
 
   NAVGRAH TEMPLE
   
       
 
There is a Navgarh (Nine planets) temple which houses several statues of famous Hindu's deities. It is situated on the fort road. There is an interesting astrological museum based on Hindu almanac. Tel: 0291-2790900
VEER DURGADAS RATHORE MEMORIAL PARK
Durgadas Rathore (1638 to1718AD) is a famous personality in the annals of Marwar. He is credited with having single-handedly preserved the rule of the Rathore dynasty over Marwar (Jodhpur) after the death of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in the 17th Century. A large statue, surrounded by a beautiful garden is located at a top of a hill known as Masuria Hill Park is worth visiting. One can have a bird’s eye view of the city from top of the Hill.
PANCHKUNDA
There are ancient, historical and with ornate carvings 46 cenotaphs known as Panchkunda. These cenotaphs belong to 16th to 19th century and are made-up of local red stone. Panchkunda was the Royal cremation place of Marwar Kingdom. These cenotaphs were built in the memory of different Marwar rulers.
Other worth visiting places in the city: Heritage Air force museum, CAZRI museum, Bhimbhadak (Kailana lake), Santoshi Mata temple, Ratanada Ganesh temple, Shastri Nagar Shani temple, Musical Fountain Shastri Nagar & Ashok Udhyan etc.
 
       
 
   UMAID BHAWAN PALACE
   
       
 

Built by Maharaja Umaid Singh (1929-1942), and named after him, this exquisite palace is also known as Chittar Palace, because of the local chittar sandstone used. It is a splendid example of Indo-colonial art and deco style of the 30s. A unique feature of this palace is that the hand-chiselled sandstone blocks have been put together in a special system of interlocking; there is no mortar binding. A portion of the palace has been converted into a luxury hotel, and the remaining is open for visitors as an excellent museum, which houses model aeroplanes, antique weapons, clocks and bob watches, priceless crockery and hunting trophies. Both sections retain the ambience of royal splendour.
Tel : 2510101 Timing : 0900 to 1700hrs,
Entry fee Rs.: 50/- (Foreigners ) Rs. 20/-(Indians)

GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Nesting in the middle of the Umaid Public Garden, the museum houses a rich collection of exhibits - Armoury, Textiles, Local arts and crafts, Miniature paintings, Portraits of rulers, Manuscripts and images of Jain Tirthankaras. It nestles is the middle of Umaid public garden which also houses a Zoo.
Timings : 9.45 to 17.15 hrs (Monday closed) Entry fee : Rs.: 50/- (Foreigners ) Rs. 10/-(Indians) TEL.: 2545353

 
       
 
   Places of Interest Chittaurgarh
   
       
 
 
     
 
Standing tall over a 180 mtr. high hillock and spread over 700 acres, this magnificent fort city is believed to have been built by the Mauryan rulers in the 7th century A.D. The fort is a standing testimony of the courage and valour of its rulers and is a treasure house of history and historical monuments within. The fort is approached through a very difficult and mile long steep serpentine climb and can then be approached through seven huge gates (or ‘Pols’) with massive iron-spiked doors and watch towers. Near ‘Bhairon Pol’ is a cenotaph or “Chattri” in honour of the chivalrous Jaimal and his cousin Kalla, who laid down their lives while fighting the Mughals. It is said that Jaimal, after being fatally wounded refused to die in bed and was carried into battle on the shoulders of his cousin Kalla and both died fighting valiantly.
Beyond ‘Ram Pol’ is a memorial of Patta. He was a young lad of 16 and was just married. His mother sent him to battle as soon as his father died defending Chittaur. Later, taking Patta’s wife the mother also took a sword and plunged herself into the raging battle. Both women died in front of his eyes. Patta then led his saffron clad men from the front and thundered down like lightening on the enemy. He died in battle and his men fought on till the last man.
 
       
     SOUND & LIGHT SHOW    
 
Chittaurgarh has been a land of brave kings, illustrious queens, valiant nobles and spirited warriors. The Chittaurgarh Fort has witnessed glorious victories and fierce battles, strategic political alliances, construction and architecture, art and culture and sacrifices through mass immolation.
Even today, the bastions and ramparts of Chittaurgarh, its palaces and corridors reverberate with the clash of swords and the tinkling of anklets.
This sound and light show starts with the 6th century King Chitrangada, who in search of land for his capital, found Chittaur to be a safe place from invasions. it then moved to the brave Bappa Rawal who defended Chittaur against the Arab invaders and brought Mewar on the political map of India. Episodes related with the beauty and sense of pride of Rani Padmini, the versatility of Rana Khumbha, the spirituality and single minded devotion of Meera, treacherous plan to kill young Udai Singh and beyond the call of duty sacrifice by Panna Dhai, etc. have all been enacted using sound light and various effects to bring life back into the fort.
Entry Fee per Person Rs.75/- (Indian) Rs.200/- ( foreigner)
The show is of 58 minutes duration, each in English & Hindi, carefully blended with the relevant music from this land of Rajasthan.
 
       
 
   VIJAY STAMBH (tower of Victory )
   
       
 

Chttaurgarh has much more to show through guided tours inside the fort :
visiting hour: daily sunrise to sunset, entry fee Rs.5/- (Indian) Rs.100/-( foreign)
VIJAY STAMBH (tower of Victory )
This tower of Victory was built in 1440 by Rana Kumbha to commemorate his victory over the combined forces of the kings of neighbouring Malwa and Gujarat. This tower is 120 ft. (36.5 mtrs.) high and has a girth of 30 ft. at the base. it is a richly ornamented, nine storied limestone structure.

 
 
   GAUMUKH (COW’S MOUTH) RESERVOIR
   
       
 

This reservoir gets its water from a spring which flows through a stone structure in the shape of a cow’s mouth. it is situated near the Mahasati Chowk.

MOHAR MAGRI (HILL OF GOLD COINS)
A small structure was built by Akbar in 1567 in order to place his Cannons and fire into the fort. The place was meant to be dangerous and so it is believed that Akbar offered one gold coin for every basketful of earth which was piled over it.

JAIN TEMPLES (Jain Mandir - Sattavish Devri)
At present six Jain temples on the fort of Chittaur. The largest and chief among them is the temple of Bhagawan Adinatha with fifty-two Devkulikas. The place of this temple is known as ‘Sattavish devri’. It means that at some time in the past, there were twenty-seven temples here. The Digamabar Jain Kirtistambh and seven-storied Kirtistambh are two among them. The seven-storied Kirtistambh was built in the fourteenth century in memories of Bhagawan Adinatha.
OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST, CHITTAURGARH
Temple of Bhagwan Laxminath Ji, Jain Temple Dhingo Ka Mandir, Juna Bazar, Shree Haribhadra Suri Smarti Mandir, Jain Temple Near Padal pol, Jhali Baori Near Padal Pol, Sagar Kund, Near Dehli Darwaza , Old Bridge , 14th Centaury Bridge Over Gambhri-River

 
       
     Places of Interest Pali  
       
 
   LAKHOTIA GARDEN:
   
       
 
LAKHOTIA GARDEN: Situated in the heart of Pali City and surrounded by a pond, Lakhotia (city tank). A beautiful temple of lord Shiva is also situated in the middle of the garden.
 
       
 
   GOVT. BANGUR MUSEUM:
   
       
 
GOVT. BANGUR MUSEUM: This museum started building in the month of April 1982 & It was opened for public on 19 July 1991. This museum represents the different periods & the richness of this town. The main attraction of this museum is the Idol Sukali Mata brought from Auwa, from Hemawas the Idol of Vishnu, different paintings from Jodhpur school of painting, rare collection of coins and ldols. It is situated in the Pali City near old bus stand.
Timing : 9.45 to 17.15 hrs. (Monday Closed)
Entry Foreigner Rs.50/- Indian Rs. 10
 
       
 
   MUCHHALA MAHAVEER :
   
 
There is no mention of antiquity of this temple, but it is regarded to be very ancient. The last renovation was accomplished in the year 2022 vikram era and the idol was installed. Once the king of Udaipur came here on a pilgrimage. While he was going to make mark of pigment on forehead he saw a mustache hair in the bowl of saffron and in fun he said to the worshipper in the temple, "It seems that God has mustaches". And the worshiper who was devoted to God said, "Yes, God can assume various forms as He wishes." The obstinate king said, "I will stay here for three days. I want to see Mahavir with mustaches. " Gratified with the worship of the devoted worshiper, Mahavir with mustaches, appeared to the king. Therefore, this idol came to be called Muchhala Mahavir. Even today many miraculous events happen here. A fair is held here every year on the thirteenth day of the month of Chaitra. This Tirth belongs to the group of the five Godval Tirths. Falna, the nearest railway station is at a distance of 40 kilometers
 
       
 
   GOLDEN TEMPLE FALNA :
   
       
 
Falna Jain golden temple is a temple built at Falna near the famous Jain temple Ranakpur (Rajasthan). It is a major attraction for Pilgrims. The temple belongs to Shri Shankeshwar Parshwanath Bhagwan. "Kanch ka Mandir" (Mirror Temple) located below the main temple is also a place of worship, where the walls are covered with small sizes of mirrors. Though it is small, but it is worth to visit.
 
       
 
   SOMNATH TEMPLE :
   
       
 

SOMNATH TEMPLE : Famous for its historical background and architecture. It is situated in the middle of Pali City. It was constructed by the king of Gujarat Kumarpal Solanki in the Vikram Samvat 1209. It is the temple of Lord Shiva. In the premises there are many small temples of other Hindu deities.
MANPURA : 2 Kms. from the new bus station on the top the hill lies the Shiv Temple, Jain Temple, Jog Maya Temple, and a Mosque, a perfect example of religious harmony, It is an ideal place for picnic near by Pali.
LORDIYA TALAB : Situated in the centre of the city, there is temple of Pataeshwar Mahadev which is very famous.

 
       
 
   SURYA TEMPLE RANAKPUR :
   
       
 
The elegant medieval shrine dedicated to the Sun God is set on the banks of Mavi river amidst the scenic Aravali ranges. The temple built on a raised platform is a master piece of architecture. Both the sanctum and hall are polygonal, embellished with a running band of solar deities, seated on chariots all around the exterior wall.
 
       
 
   Places of Interest Banswara
   
       
 
 
 

BANSWARA - an early history
Samant Singh, the elder son of Rawal Kshem Singh was the real founder of State of ‘Bagar’. He ruled over Mewar, but was forced to leave it because of his enmity with the rulers of Gujarat. He then occupied ‘Bagar’ around 1179 A.D. and again had to leave. After a number of successors of Samant Singh, the warrior prince Udai Singh ruled the area between 1496 A.D. and 1498 A.D. waging several wars against the Sultans of Gujarat and Malwa.
Banswara has derived its name from ‘bans’, meaning bamboo shoots which grew in plenty this. After the death of Udai Singh the state of Bagar was divided between his sons. Prithviraj retained the area to the west of river Mahi and Jagmal received the portion east to the river. The eastern part of the area was called ‘Bagar’ and the western part ‘Dungarpur’. Banswara town founded by Jagmal, the first chief of Banswara.

DUNGARPUR
Dungarpur was formally the capital of the State of Dungarpur. It was founded in 1358 A.D. by Dungar Singh. The contraction of the town and the fort initiated by him was completed his successor, Karam Singh-I.
Dungarpur is a beautiful town surrounded by hills. In the Rajasthani language, ‘Dungar’ means a mountain. Sanskrit scholars call it Girpur. ‘Gir’ in Sanskrit also means a mountain. It is because of this, the town has also been called Girpur in some inscriptions.

 
       
 
   KAGDI PICK UP WEAR
   
       
 
It is the main tourist attraction, 3kms away from the city, on the Ratlam Road. This place is popular mainly for its fountains, gardens and water, spread over a vest area.
LAKES
Bai Talab (Anand Sagar Lake)
This artificial lake lies on the eastern side town and was made by Lachi Bai of ldar - the Rani of Maharawal Jagmal. The Cenotaphs or ‘Chhatris’ of rulers are situated nearby.
Dai Lab Lake
On the banks of this beautiful lake stands the summer residence of the former rulers. A major part of the lake itself is covered with lotus flowers.
MADARESHWAR
This is a famous temple of Lord Shiva built inside a natural cave on high hill. It provides a sensational view and a ‘yatra’- like feel for pilgrims due to its surrounding.
SRI RAJ MANDIR
This 16th century palace, overlooks the town and sprawls over a large. It is a fine example of old Rajput architecture. The erstwhile royal family still owns the palace.
 
       
 
   CHEENCH (18 Kms.)
   
       
 
This village is known for its famous 12th century temple of ‘Lord Brahma’. which houses a statue of Lord Brahma of an average man’ s height.
ARTHUNA (55 Kms.)
Here is a complex of ancient temple, which were built in the 11th & 12th century. It was formerly the capital of the Parmar rulers. Many temple sites have been excavated here, which reveal a glorious past. It is also know as the village of old and broken temple.
MAHIDAM (18 Kms.)
Banswara is know for its Mahi Dam, which has a number of islands inside its catchment area and thus Banswara is also referred to as city of hundred Islands.
MANGARH DHAM (80kms)
Govind Guru, was a popular saint of the Bhils who made the Mangarh hill a centre of faith. He awaked the Bhil community and fuled them with a sense of patriotism. The Bhils were so inspired that they sacrificed their lives on the altar of freedom. Later, 1500 Gurubhakt Bhails sacrificed their lives while fighting against the British army. It is called the Jallianwala Bagh of Rajasthan
OTHER TOURIST PLACES
Bhairav ji Temple(65kms), Nogama(28kms), Vitthardev(14kms), Nilkanth (15kms), Pahadi Mahadev (22kms), Nandi Mata (22kms.), Gohdi Ranchor (40kms), Managleshwar (55kms); Salakhewar (60kms), Ghotia Amba (35kms), Andeswar (50kms), Sangmeshwar (80Kms.) , Kapaleshwar (35kms.), Undvella Hanuman (42kms).
 
     
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