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City Palace – A Scintillating Royal Wonder Of Eternal Mewar

Posted by on Monday, May 27th, 2013

Sanjit Chohan at http://www.udaipurblog.com

Moulded with exotic ingenuity, City palace  is a rich blend of Rajasthani and European architectural dexterity, which when entered, one can forget all his solace and wreath himself with bounties of the scenario. This majestic palace is located on the banks of serene Lake Pichola at 24.576°N 73.68°E, at an average elevation of 598 meters and provides a panoramic and breathtaking view of the city from its upper terraces. This majestic palace was built by Maharana Udai Singh II of Sisodia Rajput clan in 1559 and his successor Maharanas (76 generations) over a period of next 300 years. It comprises of 11 magnificent palaces, each built by 42 different rulers retaining a surprising uniformity to the design and is considered as largest palace complex in Rajasthan and is replete with history. It is often considered as ‘city within a city’. …[Read More]

Knowledge sharing by MMCF adds to responsible tourism

Posted by on Sunday, May 26th, 2013

The House of Mewar and its Maharanas have always lived upto the values of integrity and honesty. All the reigns have seen their Maharanas safeguarding their heritage with utmost love and responsibility. …[Read More]

Long Exposure ready to enchant you again!

Posted by on Sunday, May 26th, 2013

On 30th May, the Zenana Mahal at City Palace Museum, Udaipur will be seen adorned with the archival pictorial treasures of Mewar given a face-lift with new framing. The photo gallery, Long Exposure: The Camera at Udaipur, 1857-1957 has been drawing thousands of eye-balls and leaving people awed since March 2009. The photographs are from Maharana Shambhu Singh (r. 1861-1874) to the time of Maharana Bhagwat Singh (r. 1955-1984). There are portraits, hand painted photographs, Carte-de-visite, Albumen Print, Gelatin Silver print etc. And not by one single photographer! …[Read More]

TripAdvisor recognizes Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer with a Certificate of Excellence for the year 2013!

Posted by on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

We’re delighted to announce that Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer has been recognised with a Certificate of Excellence for the year 2013. This prestigious award is presented to businesses constantly earning high ratings from our fellow travelers. This puts Gorbandh Palace in the 10% top-performing bracket of global businesses. This does call for a celebration. When do we see you in Jaisalmer? …[Read More]

Seeking the Sacred – Photographic Exhibition starts today in Strasbourg and coming to Udaipur

Posted by on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Starting today, the ‘sacred in Udaipur’ will be exhibited in the LIBRAIRIE KLÉBER, STRASBOURG. …[Read More]

Heritage venues add a refreshing flavour to corporate events

Posted by on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Today, there is a huge influx of corporates looking for innovative venues for their events for the simple reason of encouraging maximum turnout. Their competition is also constantly watching them for which they want to stay atop the innovation chart. …[Read More]

Symphony of Mewar spreading music far & wide

Posted by on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Monday, May 20th 2013 saw the opening of the royal gallery of musical instruments – Symphony of Mewar at The Zenana Mahal, The City Palace, Udaipur. This gallery is a tribute by Shriji to the Living Heritage of Mewar and a haven for music connoisseurs. It was inaugurated by Ms. Rolee Agrawal, IRS, Commissoner of Income Tax, Ahmedabad on the 20th. …[Read More]

I shall live in the hearts and actions of my people

Posted by on Sunday, May 19th, 2013

The rulers of Mewar have been for fourteen centuries the humble guardians of a trust vested in them in perpetuity. Maharana Pratap’s name has been immortalised far beyond the confines of Udaipur, Mewar, in books and poems written in several languages like Sanskrit, Rajasthani, Hindi, Gujarati and English. …[Read More]

Freedom is mine. And I shall have it.

Posted by on Friday, May 17th, 2013

A salute to the seamless courage and unquestionable principles. A salute to the sacrifice that inspires millions till date. Here’s a salute to a man of steel of the yester years who remains alive in the heart of Mewar – Maharana Pratap (r. 1572-1597). The 54th Custodian of The House of Mewar, he was the only Rajput who braved and defeated the Mughals in the battle of Haldigati, 1576. H e will always be remembered for his admirable struggle for breaking away from the chains of foreign suzerain. Independence of his realm and preservation of its principles governed the life of this icon of liberty. …[Read More]

Remember what you did last summer?

Posted by on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

If it really needs you to rack your brain and recollect, maybe the last summer did not leave you with any memorable times spent with your spouse or family. This summer, If you are looking to make memories, you can’t beat sitting in the midst of succulent greens in the day and enjoying luxurious lunches with your family after a sun basking day in Jaisalmer. Or maybe making the most of the mystic sand under the stars with your spouse over dinner. To add to the memorable times, how about a complimentary swim along with exotic cocktails*, all at Gorbandh Palace, Jaisalmer? …[Read More]

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