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Marwar Festival

Marwar FestivalThe Marwar Festival is held annually in the picturesque town of Jodhpur in Rajasthan. It is held during the period between September-October and lasts for two days. The significance of the Marwar festival is that it is a celebration of the heroism, courage and gallantry of the erstwhile Rajput rulers.

The festival showcases the best of the art and culture of Jodhpur and the exotic Marwar region of Rajasthan. The enchanting Mehrangarh fort provides the ideal backdrop for the gala cultural programs and music recitals.

The Mehrangarh fort is built on a perpendicular hill and looking down from a height of about 100 meters, the fort appears rugged and impenetrable from outside but houses some of the most intricately carved panels and latticed windows. The cannons, placed strategically on the ramparts are well preserved and impressive. It is in the backdrop of such an amazing setting that the cultural programmes are held. Folk musicians of Jodhpur sing sentimental ballads eulogizing the valor and courage of the rulers of Marwar and paying tribute to them in the most befitting manner.Call Us At 9509025926


Apart from folk music, folk dance is also staged during the two day festivities. Renowned folk dancers of Jodhpur and Mandore perform amazing dance recitals which are impeccably choreographed bringing to life the legends and parables of this enchanting land of the Marwars.

The Marwar Festival is also held with great fanfare at Mandore located just 8 kms. outskirts of Jodhpur. Mandore has traditionally been the capital of Marwar and is a place of immense historical importance. Mandore's most important landmark is the Hall of Heroes. Sixteen gigantic figures carved out of a single rock depicting popular Hindu and folk deities stand there in bright colors and are very well maintained. Needless to say, during the Marwar festival, this enchanting Marwar bastion springs to life with vibrant colors and the symphony of the folk music and dance which are essential ingredients of the festival. Call Us At 9509025926

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The massive Meharangarh fort and the impresive Umaid Bhawan Palace which are symbols of might and valour of the Rajputs, make Jodhpur an ideal location for the festival.

Marwar Festival

It was originally known as the 'Maand Festival', a classical style of folk music centred on the romantic lifestyle of Rajasthan's rulers. The festival is held for two days during the full moon of Sharad Purnima.The Marwar festival displays the music and dance of the Marwar region.The spirited folk dancers gathered here, perform with zest and entertain the audience with Rajasthani folklore.Call Us At 9509025926

Marwar Festival in Jodhpur

The Marwar Festival in Jodhpur actually acts as remembrance to the heroes of Rajasthan.This festival also attracts a large number of foreign tourists. By visiting Rajasthan during the festival, they also gain a lot of knowledge about the heroes of the bygone era of Rajasthan. The festival is also embedded with a number of cultural events. Music and dance makes the festival more attractive. These cultural events not only add entertainment options for the visitors. Rajasthan Travels also reflect he rich culture of the place.The festival also holds further value for the tourists.Rajasthan Travels provide a deep insight into the rural life of the people of Rajasthan.The dance postures which involve folk dancer carrying pots on their heads are a treat to the eye.These performances are usually held at the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Mandore and Mehrangarh Fort. The festival also has further attractions like camel tattoo show and polo.

Plan your tour to Rajasthan as soon as possible.The increasing popularity of these festivals has earned them in a place in most of the tours However in order to enjoy this festival you have to time your tour to Jodhpur during the time of the festival.The Marwar Festival Jodhpur is held in the months September and October. It continues for two days. Get your booking done and go for a great tour to Jodhpur as soon as possible.It will surely be a great experience.Rajasthan Travels offers online information on Marwar Festival Marwar.You will surely have a great tour as this tour operator has a high level of expertise and experience to deliver a world class tour.Call Us At 9509025926

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