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Wedding season comes knocking at Jagmandir!

Posted by on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Any savvy bride knows an unbelievable wedding venue when she sees one. Perhaps, it’s the service, staff, details, vibe, or all of these things. Most often than not, it’s something she just can’t put her finger on – a romancing look and feel that ignites the senses and sets it apart from other destinations she and her groom may have considered. Udaipur has continued to be a preferred wedding destination for reasons more than one and Jagmandir Island Palace, the unique locale in this beautiful city. …[Read More]

India’s idol of courage that rose from Udaipur – Maharana Pratap

Posted by on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Maharana Pratap (1572-1597), the 54th  custodian of the House of Mewar and son of Maharana Udai Singh, has been a Rajput ruler who is celebrated throughout the country for his courage and patriotism. Col. Tod, the famous British antiquarian, says, “There is not a pass in the Alpine Aravalli that is not sanctified by some deed of Maharana Pratap – some brilliant victory, or oftener, more glorious defeat.” …[Read More]

The Bachelorette India starts at the exclusive dream destination, the City Palace, Udaipur

Posted by on Monday, October 7th, 2013

The new reality show to be aired today on Life OK, The Bachelorette India – Mere Khayaalon ki Mallika, features the Bollywood beauty Mallika Sherawat. She will begin her search for ‘The perfect bachelor’ who will love her passionately and exclusively. And who would love her just like a next-door-girl and not for being a STAR! In short, the perfect romance and marriage material. And what could be a better launch pad other than the heritage icon,The City Palace in the most romantic city of India, Udaipur! The City Palace already tells a variety of exclusive stories. Of love and of sacrifice. Maybe it was destined for the monument to begin writing just another one after centuries. Of the icon of beauty and charisma, Mallika Sherawat who has never been in love before. And is all set to find her true love. …[Read More]

Maharana : The Story of the Rulers of Udaipur

Posted by on Friday, October 4th, 2013

Walk across Rajasthan and you’d know instantly that there are and have been many maharajas in Rajasthan. But Maharana? Well, there can only be one. And that is the Maharana of Udaipur. Brian Masters has crafted out a fascinating narrative of the 1500-year old traditions of Udaipur and valour of the dynasty’s Maharana. …[Read More]

A silent movie that has made so much noise. Over centuries and across continents.

Posted by on Thursday, September 26th, 2013

A timeless love saga that climaxes as a reunion of true love and ropes in the passion of gambling and the strings attached. ‘A Throw of Dice’ is a silent film that dates back to 1929 and is based on the pivotal gambling episode of the famous Indian epic, ‘The Mahabharata’. …[Read More]

Salute to the ability beyond disability

Posted by on Thursday, September 19th, 2013

City Palace, Mewar’s icon of sustainability, will stand tall and proud on 28th September and flag off the longest drive by a paraplegic woman across the country. The City Palace couldn’t have been more proud of the women of today for fighting against all challenges that life could throw at them. And more so, Deepa Malik for taking the bold step forward keeping all limiting circumstances at bay and helping others emerge as well. …[Read More]

Panghat – The Spa @ Gorbandh Palace

Posted by on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

A fabled golden fort named after a decorative Rajasthani adornment, Gorbandh Palace offers authentic desert luxury. From the picturesque view of moonlit dunes to sprawling greens for those endless romantic walks, to all modern-day amenities presented in perfect Rajasthani style, Gorbandh has it all to make your experience unforgettable. And then, the exquisite Spa and Salon, Panghat. …[Read More]

Mayor of Strasbourg and Senator of Bas-Rhin in awe of City Palace, Udaipur

Posted by on Monday, September 16th, 2013

On the 11th of September, two really special guests were welcomed at the Zenana Mahal of City Palace, Udaipur. Mr. Ronald Ries, Mayor of the city of Strasbourg and Minja Yang, Senator of Bas-Rhin, were as pleased to take an elaborate tour of the City Palace Museum as the living palace was to have them amidst. Moved by the stories of bravery, the dedicated custodians and their laudable rule and the gifted heritage, they sat to pen down what they felt. Here’s what they left on the comments book, that made our day! …[Read More]

Splendour of Silver is out with a catalogue!

Posted by on Monday, September 16th, 2013

The gallery at the City Palace has sure been spreading its silvery charisma over its visitors since the launch. A repository of the much cherished artefacts and items of use from the royal house of Mewar, the Splendour of Silver is a vivid example of art, luxury and preservation. It also houses the religious items carved out in silver that were used to honour the deity at the Shree Eklingnath ji Temple. A tour through the gallery transports you to a world that leaves you awestruck and wondering if even a fraction of it is possible in today’s time! …[Read More]

There shall be health around us

Posted by on Sunday, September 15th, 2013

It cannot be denied that as we swiftly pace towards globalization and the finer aspects of urban living, there is still a large number of our tribal communities that are left unnoticed. These are people who face challenges that could stir up our own souls. And we are not talking of financial challenges or education or even food. We are talking of conditions beyond their own control. Conditions that they may have to live with. Actually, die with. …[Read More]

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