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QUICK FACTS
Location: Dungarpur District, asouth Rajasthan.
Famous for/as: Historical architechture, landscape, Baneshwar Fair.
Weather:
Summer (March to June): 24 °C to 42°C.
Winter (Oct to Feb): 1°C to 22°C
Monsoon  (July to Sep): Mild to medium rainfalls.
STD CODE : 02964
BEST TIME TO VISIT : October to February.
NEAR BY DUNGARPUR
TRAVEL IN DUNGARPUR SHOW MAP

Dungar means a hill or a mountain and pur means a town, thus Dungarpur means a 'hill-town'.  The town was founded by Rawal Veer Singh in 1282 AD.

Located at the foothills of the Aravali, the hill town of Dungarpur has a fascinating landscape around the basin of the River Mahi and Som flowing through the region.

The district is rich in teak, mahua, mango and Khajur trees. Dungarpur is also knwon for its wildlife variety such as jackal, jungle cat, Indian fox, hyena, black-faced monkey, porcupine, common mongoose etc. The commonly seen bird variety includes partridges, peafowl, quails, cuckoos, eagles and vultures. Various migratory birds also visit the area during winters. 

Dungarpur is famousfor its unique style of architecture as seen in its palaces and noble residences. These royal residences are adorned by 'jharokhas' built in stone in a unique style. 

MUST SEE IN DUNGARPUR

Juna Mahal :

This is a seven-storeyed mahal with its delicate inside design with excellent frescoes, paintings and glass-mirror work. However, permission is required from royal family to visit the palace.

The Udai Bilas palace:

This named after Maha Rawal Udai Singh II who was a fan of art and architecture. The palace is an instance of the Rajput sculpture which has delicatedly designed pillars and panels, impressive balcones, bracketed windows and excellent arches. 

The Gaib Sagar Lake:

It is famous for the cenotaph of Shri Nathji lying on a side of the lake. The complex is a group of magnificently structured temples with one main temple.

Govt. Archaeological Museum here houses a fine collection of ancient statues. 

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FAIR & FESTIVAL IN DUNGARPUR

Baneshwar Fair:

It is the popular tribal festival held in the Baneshwar Temple of Dungarpur. This festival, which is held on the full moon day of February or Magh Shukla Purnima, attracts a large number of tourists to the temple.

On this pious occasion, Bhils come here from Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh to take a dip at the confluence of the rivers, Mahi and Som.Tantrik Ganesh, Brahmi wearing deer hide, Shiva holding a veena, Padmidi, Padmapani yaksha, Vaishnavi riding Garuda In addition to this fair, the Vagal Festival is also one of the popular celebrations of Dungarpur.

This festival showcases folk dance forms and music of the region. Holi, the popular Hindu festival is celebrated here with tribal dances. Diwali, the Indian festival of light, and the Bar Brij Fair, held just after Diwali are the other important festivals of the region.

REACH DUNGARPUR
AIR

Dabok Airport of Udaipur is the nearest airbase to Dungarpur.

RAIL

The nearest railway station of Dungarpur is situated in Ratlam of Madhya Pradesh. This station is well connected to major Indian destinations.

ROAD

Buses/cars are available.

Udaipur 110 km, Ahmedabad 175km.

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