MARWAR FESTIVAL

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Location: Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
Attraction: Camel Tattoo Show And Polo.
Duration: September-October.


Marwar Festival, RajasthanMarwar Festival is held every year in memory of the heroes of Rajasthan. The festival is held in the month of Ashwin (September-October) in Jodhpur, for two days during the full moon of Sharad Poornima.

Originally known as the Maand Festival, this festival features folk music centred on the romantic lifestyle of Rajasthan's rulers. This festival is devoted to the music and dance of the Marwar region and offers a good opportunity to see the folk dancers and singers who assemble here and provide hours of lively entertainment. These folk artists provide a glimpse of the days of yore, of battles and valiant heroes who still live on in their songs.

Other attractions at the festival are the camel tattoo show and polo. The impressive Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore and Mehrangarh Fort, which are symbols of might and valour, provide the ideal venue for the cultural extravaganza, an integral part of the festival.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Jodhpur has its own airport and regular flight services conect the city with other major cities in and around Rajasthan.
Rail: The city is also well connected by the railway lines and trains are available for other major cities in the country from here. The 'Palace on Wheels' also visits this city of royal splendour.
Road: The state transport has bus services from other cities of the state and some services are interstate too.



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