Kumbhalgarh Festival Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one such state of India where art and culture reside in every nook and cranny of every city. Of many colorful fairs and festivals, the Kumbhalgarh festival is one such exciting event that commemorates the contribution of Maharana Kumbha towards the fine art and cultures of the royal state. The event takes place against the backdrop of the mighty Kumbhalgarh fort (the second-largest wall after the Great Wall of China). During the festival, you can get entertained by some of the finest forms of classical and folk dance, art camps, and music shows. It is a real delight to the tourists who wish to witness a wide variety of art and cultures under one roof, presenting the real essence of Rajasthani traditions and cultures.

At the time of this Kumbhalgarh Festival, the opulent fort is embellished with beautiful yellow lights, making it look more charming and blissful. The cultural event is so engaging that even visitors end up dancing with the performers themselves. Rajasthan Tourism department had specially curated and nurtured this event for decades, making it one of the well-celebrated festivals in India.

Dates of Kumbhalgarh Festival: 1st December to 3rd December

Kumbhalgarh Classical Dance Festival is a place where India’s finest traditional artists, craftsmen, and eminent artists flock in abundance to give their best performances. Among the features of this celebration incorporates the move execution by nearby craftsmen which gets full energy by the crowd as well. A few diversions like the game of juggling and the pull of war are additionally attracting youthful youngsters. There are exhibitions by the society specialists of Rajasthan with some stunning rivalries for travel freaks. The night view in Kumbhalgarh is quite interesting and the blast of light, sound, shading, and movement increased its excellence ordinarily.

About Kumbhalgarh Fort –

One of the majestic hill forts of Rajasthan, Kumbhalgarh Fort, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013. Located in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, the opulent Kumbhalgarh Fort has the second largest wall stretching across 38 kilometers after the great wall of China. This one is constructed on the foothills of the Aravalli ranges and is surrounded by 13 hill peaks of Aravalli ranges. The fortress is situated right in the middle of a Kumbhalgarh Forest which has been turned into a wildlife sanctuary.

The foundation of this fortress was laid by Rana Kumbha in the 15th century between 1443 AD and 1458 under the direction of Mandan, who was a widely famous architect of those times. The fortress was also named after him and was cleverly positioned on a hilltop to protect the surrounding villages against the attacks of the enemy. It is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, one of the most powerful kings of the Mewar dynasty.

Places to see in Kumbhalgarh Fort –
· Badal Mahal is a part of the Kumbhalgarh Fort and is a 2 storied royal palace known for its vibrant murals and breathtaking views.
· Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple is a famous Shiva Temple, dated back to 1458, having an open mandapa, a sanctum, pillars, with inscriptions, and six feet tall Shiva Linga.
· Vedi Temple is dedicated to the Goddess Vedi located close to the Hanuman Gate of the fort and was built by Rana Kumbha.
· Parshuram Temple is perched inside a cave where Rishi Parshuram used to meditate and is devoted to Lord Shiva and the nine holy kunds or ponds.
· Mucchal Mahavir Temple is located inside the wildlife sanctuary, and the Jain temple is another beautiful sight.
· Ganga Govardhan Museum is located in Kumbhalgarh, housing a great range of historic artifacts and showcasing an extensive collection of coins, crockery, etc.
· Mammadev Temple is well known for its beautiful architecture and interior boasting intricate sculptures and cenotaphs.

Conclusion –

Kumbhalgarh Festival is the epitome of rich Indian cultures, traditions, and art when you can indulge in many exciting activities and thrilling adventures. Book a wonderful weekend getaway in Rajasthan with family or friends through our exclusive Kumbhalgarh Tour Package and be a part of this vibrant cultural dance festival.