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Ahar Cenotaphs

Udaipur, India
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Boring. Don't even think about it

I would advise you not to waste time visiting these cenotaphs unless you are a member of the Mewar... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
TiggerInIndia
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Forest Row, UK
"Ahar Cenotaphs - silent & serene"

Our guide - a man of great local knowledge - brought us to this very significant place where over... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
LeanneH734
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Cairns
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
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“cemetery” (4 reviews)
“domes” (6 reviews)
“rulers” (7 reviews)
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Udaipur, India
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

I would advise you not to waste time visiting these cenotaphs unless you are a member of the Mewar royal family or are doing research into the dynasty. The cenotaphs are of no architectural interest, and the setting (near a dusty road) makes the location...More

Thank TiggerInIndia
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide - a man of great local knowledge - brought us to this very significant place where over the last 350 years 250 cenotaphs have been built by the maharajas of Mewar to commemorate their families and more importantly the 19 Maharajas who were...More

1  Thank LeanneH734
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Went there because the driver told us to do it. Normally it shall be ilegal but everything is possible in India, so after giving a small tip to the guy in the entrance who didnt speak a word of English went there for a walk....More

Thank andrezstar
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

White dome topped structures stand ammased at Ahar. Great place for people who have an eye to capture beautiful monuments on camera.

Thank Jithin G
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Though I'm a resident of udaipur itself but never got to visit Ahar cenotaphs. But once I visited there, I go there every time I get a chance. Spending time there is a sublime experience and worth it. Its really peaceful there. Highly recommended for...More

Thank Hardik J
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Ahar Cenotaphs is basically a complex in memory of the royal family members of Mewar Dynasty. There are beautiful open air domed structures supported by pillars. Some of the pillars have beautiful carvings also. There is no entrance fee and no guides available to...More

1  Thank Parwathi H
Reviewed 9 October 2016

To recommend visiting a graveyard may seem odd but these memorials, and their number, are worth the trip for the architecture and grace of these temples, some in disrepair but some of the marble carvings being restored.

Thank SH S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It takes you back in time, a very thought provoking place of much beauty! Don't go to the museum though, waste of 100 rs entrance fee.

Thank Livvyinthestars
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Beatiful Domes but is kind of creepy, isolated, in fact it was closed, but I had a look inside and the cenothaps are beautiful domes carved in marble mostly but just couldnt go inside ....

Thank travellistics
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Ahar is is approx 2 km's away from maain udaipur city and its consists royal cenotaphs.At one time its got more than 250 chhatries build over the period of 350 years. One good place to visit and see these excellent architectures. Place to take nice...More

2  Thank Manish B
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