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All eyes on Udaipur with the blockbuster success of Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani

Posted by on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Udaipur has always tempted Bollywood with its magnificent locales, but the latest blockbuster Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani has captured the city like never before. …[Read More]

Two hearts meet in the amalgamation of cultures in Sweden

Posted by on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Sweden’s princess Madeleine got ‘law-ally and royally’ wedded to British-born financier Chris O’Neill this week. In a fairytale setting stood the glittering princess on one hand, wearing a stunning Valentino gown and an enviable tiara with a cathedral veil. On the other, sharing the limelight was Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur dressed in the traditional princely Poshak from Rajasthan to bless the jubilant couple. The complete attire comprised of a Sherwani, Churidaar or breeches and a majestic pag or turban from Mewar complemented by traditional adornments. Each fold of the royal poshak told a story of rich culture that Shriji carried with him to Stockholm and was appreciated by all the selectively invited guests at the wedding. …[Read More]

The book wave has hit Udaipur and is taking readers back in time!

Posted by on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Following the overwhelming success of five book exhibition-cum-sales organised over the years, The 6th book exhibition-cum-sale organised by Maharana Mewar Historical Publications Trust, Udaipur commenced on 10th June. Looking back at last year, our reader friends from London expressed keen interest in a book called ‘Maharana: The Story of the Rulers of Udaipur’. This year, a host of genres are on display ranging from History of Rajasthan to Art & Culture, Religion, Hindi and English Literature, Sports to icons like the popular Maharana Pratap and the devotee Meera. Readers from all across the globe are already turning up in numbers and making the exhibition a talk-of-the-town! …[Read More]

It’s only when it gives you goose bumps, you know music can touch your soul too!

Posted by on Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Just what the first rain does to you after the prickling summer. With a wet breeze on a full moon night. As if the ambience were not enough to melt you, the classical music also hits you from afar and mesmerizes you. And you wonder, can this be real till you pinch yourself hard to believe. …[Read More]

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the prettiest of them all?

Posted by on Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Unless you surrender yourself to the pampering at the Panghat atleast once, ‘spa’ continues to have the ‘material’ tag attached to the genre. Its at Panghat that you walk into an era when beauty used to be holistic with a smooth skin on the outside and an exhilarated soul on the inside. Everyday. The pampering only begins at the skin with unmatched massages and therapies, taking you deeper into yoga and meditation to help you discover the real you – renewed in spirit and refreshed in appearance. …[Read More]

Knowledge Sharing by MMCF towards Architectural Restoration and Heritage Preservation

Posted by on Monday, June 10th, 2013

In context of a Summer Collections Studies Program, a curatorial team from Mehrangarh was welcomed at The City Palace Udaipur on 8th June. …[Read More]

The ‘Sacred’ unveiled in Strasbourg

Posted by on Thursday, June 6th, 2013

The recent capture of the ‘Living Heritage’ Duo – Strasbourg and Udaipur commenced with a momentum in Strasbourg on 22nd May 2013. The photographic works of the two photographers, Albert Huber from Strasbourg and Anuradha Sarup from Udaipur were put together under the title ‘Seeking the Sacred’ and is attracting more eyeballs each day. …[Read More]

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

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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]


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