Dungarpur, also known as the "City of Hills", was built in the 13th century and ascend to fame during the reign of the Guhilot Ahara Suryavanshi Rajputs, who trace their parentage from the elder branch of the main roots at Chittorgarh. Still over 700 years later, this city beholds its pictorial charm of setting amongst the rugged peaks of the Aravalli mountains. Located in the southern part of Rajasthan, this town also serves as the administrative headquarters of the Dungarpur district. This town also serves a wide array of attractions for tourists, right from historical, beautiful and religious structures to visit. This has opened a huge world of opportunities for Dungarpur to be a sought after tourist destination. Explore the Dungarpur holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get ready to discover the historical charm of this place!
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Juna Mahal is one of the major tourist attractions of Dungarpur. It is a seven-storied edifice that resembles to fortress, dating back to the 13th century. Captivating frescoes, exquisite mirror and glass work along with miniature paintings adorns the interiors of this palace. The royal family of Dungarpur still lives inside the palace.
Udai Bilas Palace:
This palace was built by Maharwal Udai Singh II to serve as his royal residence. This palace truly reflects Rajput architecture with sculpted pillars and panels spectacular arches and balconies.
Gaib Sagar Lake:
One of the most famous picnic spot as well as tourist attractions in Dungarpur is the 'Gaib Sagar Lake'. Settled amidst scenic environs, this lake is a bird watcher's paradise. Along with the lake is a famous Shrinathji temple. The temple complex has a number of beautifully constructed shrines inside it, including 'Vijay Raj Rajeshwar Temple', which is devoted to Lord Shiva.
Rajmata Devendra Kunwar State Museum and Cultural Centre:
Rajmata Devendra Kunwar State Museum and Cultural Centre, Dungarpur was opened to the general public during the year 1988. The museum displays a beautifully sculpture gallery that brings to front the history of Vagad Pradesh, which spreads over present day Dungarpur, Kherwara, Banswara. So, make sure you visit these beautiful places during your Dungarpur tour.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Badal Mahal, Deo Somnath Temple, Galiakot are some of the other famous tourist attractions in and around Dungarpur.