Here you will know about history and get brief of Bagore Ki Haveli Udaipur.
A historic monument of Udaipur, which has now been developed into a museum, holds the essence of ancient Mewar that can be encountered through the evening performances or the artworks present in the Haveli.
Also Read: List of Museums in Udaipur
Bagore Ki Haveli Udaipur
History of Haveli
- Bagore ki Haveli belonged to the Prime Minister of Mewar during the time of 1751 to 1788 named Shri Amar hand Badwa.
- The Haveli was built by various rulers of Mewar during their respective reigns that include Maharana Pratap II, Ari Singh, Raj Singh II, Hamir Singh.
- After the demise of Amarchand, the Haveli was granted to a royal relative named Nath Singh, it is also said that Nath Singh was the actual father of Maharana Sajjan Singh.
- Later in 1878, the gate with three arches was built by Maharana Shakti Singh.
- The Haveli was under the possession of the royal family until independence.
- After independence, the property came under Government, who allotted the Haveli to Government officials for housing purposes.
- For years, the property was deteriorated and neglected; later in 1986 the property went to West Zone Cultural Centre’s hand.
Western Zone Cultural Centre
- The Western Zone Cultural Centre is a Cultural Zone which was established by the Government of India to preserve the Cultural Heritages of the country.
- Initially the Western Zone Cultural Centre decided to build a museum that depicts the arts of various states including Goa, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat.
- Later on visiting the property, they were impressed by the archeological structure of the Haveli and decided to keep it a museum that depicting Mewar artwork.
- They then initiated the restoration work, for which they also took help from the royal family of Mewar, also various windows and doors were replaced or repaired and also many murals were discovered in the Haveli that were ancient and priceless.
Brief about Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
- The Bagore ki Haveli Museum displays various murals of Rajasthan that were made in 18th or 19th century.
- Also there are other antiques as well, displayed in the museum, like copper vessels, dice-games, jewelry, hukkas, nut crackers, rose water sprinklers, pan boxes, hand fans and a lot more.
- There’s also a Queen’s Chamber, that contains the authentic paintings of Mewar, and also Peacocks made from colored glass.
- Around more than 100 rooms are in the Haveli that can be explored, one can see the royal rooms, bathrooms, worship areas, living rooms, dressing rooms, corridors, balconies and courtyards.
- In evening there is a cultural show held each day, that showcases the culture of Mewar from the 18th century.
- The Show includes various dance performances, puppet show, magic show and more.
- The performances will include Kalbelia, Mer, Samai, and Banjara dance forms. One can see these performers dancing with brass lamps, performing gymnasts, dancing like the movement of snakes and performing other balancing acts as well.
Bagore Ki Haveli Timings and Entry Fee
- Museum Timings and Entry Fee
- Timings: 10:00am to 5:30am
- Entry Fee: Rs25 each
- Camera Charges: Rs100
- Evening Show Timings and Entry Fee
- Timings: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
- Entry Fee: Rs60 each
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