This dates back to the year 2003. I was appointed to the post of Chief Administrator of the Museum. Above me was the Chairman and Managing Trustee of Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation …[Read More]
Having been a Tea Planter for 34 years, Museology was a very different ball game for me. At Tata Tea Ltd., I worked as …[Read More]
It is rare that one has been untouched by the beautiful architecture and spaces of the City Palace, Udaipur. Contributing to its artistic excellence …[Read More]
By Anuja Mukherjee & Bhasha Shah
Art Conservators, The City Palace Museum, MMCF, Udaipur
As art enthusiasts, we have always tried to spread awareness about art and cultural heritage …[Read More]
Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar of Udaipur was the 75th Custodian of the House of Mewar, born on Ashadh Krishna Ekum, Vikram Samvat 1984 (21st June, 1927). …[Read More]
The Badi Pol literally means the big or main gate. It is the grand entrance gate and serves as the main northern entry to The City Palace. …[Read More]
This area was a part of the old Rawala or house of the royal ladies and was built by Maharana Udai Singh II (r. 1537 – 1572) when he shifted his capital from Chittor to …[Read More]
Built in the reign of Maharana Jagat Singh-I (r. 1628 – 1652 CE), Torans have high historic and symbolic significance as they …[Read More]
Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF) has over the years, been committed to nurturing centres of excellence in heritage management, fine arts, …[Read More]
There are two towering minarets with domes on both sides of Badi Pol (gate) and in one on the east called ‘Nakkar khana ki – Chatri’. …[Read More]
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