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Marwar Festival

Commemorate the valor of former kings at the Marwar Festival, Jodhpur

Marwar festival

| Commemorate the valor of former kings at the Marwar Festival, Jodhpur |

Marwar Festival, Jodhpur is one of the most popular festivals observed every year in memory of the warrior kings and princes of Rajasthan. Originally known as the Maand Festival, the Marwar Festival is a two-day long carnival or mela in Jodhpur that showcases the region’s rich culture and heritage. Marwar is an annual music and dance festival, that usually takes place either in the month of September or October according to the Gregorian calendar. The Marwar festival, Jodhpur is celebrated with great zeal at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore Fort and Mehrangarh Fort.

Highlights of Marwar festival

  • Folk music and dance centered on the lives of kings and princes
  • People dressed in colorful traditional attires
  • Live performances of music and drama depicting the tales of former Kings
  • Camel tattoo show and Polo matches
  • Turban tying competitions among the people
  • One of the largest fairs in Rajasthan

What to expect!

  • People of Jodhpur are amongst the most hospitable people in India
  • Colorful turbans are worn by men
  • Vibrant clothing is worn by men and women
  • Delicious Rajasthani food
  • Exhibitions of exquisite handicrafts and pieces of art

Connectivity to venue:

  • You can reach Jodhpur by road, you from most cities in Rajasthan and other parts of India
  • Jodhpur is well-connected to all major cities in India with direct flights frequently available
  • Direct trains are available from Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur, and Delhi
  • You can also opt for flights as Jodhpur is well-connected to all major cities like Mumbai, Udaipur, Kolkata, and Jaipur
  • Our guide will help you reach the venue in comfort and will explain about the festival and its rituals

Important Information:

  • Jodhpur is quite close to the Thar desert hence the weather is dry and hot during summers
  • It is recommended to wear cotton dresses that are airy and comfortable
  • Carry a pair of comfortable shoes
  • Do remember to carry sun creams, scarves, and caps to protect yourself from the heat
  • Contact our travel connoisseurs if you plan to witness the grand celebration of the Marwar Festival, Jodhpur
  • We can provide you with the exact date and design a customized itinerary as per your requirements

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