Regular portions of Mewar and its rich legacy
to keep the 'Living Heritage' social and global!

Old is gold. Our efforts today will keep it glittering tomorrow

Posted by on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

As part of a routine check, MMCF makes a conscious effort to regularly ensure that as we try to beautify and repair heritage to keep it shining always, we do not harm it in return. Such efforts give an insight into how heritage buildings can be planned for modern usage while maintaining the environment along with the legend itself. …[Read More]

A walk through the fairytale lane

Posted by on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

As kids we almost belonged to the world where everything was surreal. The ever-sparkling chandeliers hanging from the clouds above, the floor that you set foot on of crystal gleaming back at you and everything around you made of crystal too. How we wish we could stay in that dreamy world all our lives. But alas! The dreams were of glass for sure. …[Read More]

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]

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