With an aim to bring alive the diverse elements of city's living heritage, be it traditional temples, monuments, crafts or culture, Udaipur Municipal Corporation in collaboration with Maharana Mewar Charitable Foundation has planned to organise heritage walks in Ahar area.
Records claim that Ahar living heritage was an uninhabited civilization known as Tambavati Nagari of Tamravats. Archeological Museum in Ahar is a popular attraction which was constructed to preserve the excavated items of ancient period. The museum houses an unusual assortment of antiques that dates back to the 10th century. Soak pits, about 2000 year old, have also been discovered in one of the trenches which depict sense of hygiene among early historic people of this region.
Ahar cenotaph complex is a unique structure built under the royal patronage of Mewar dynasty in memory of their forefathers. Located on eastern side at a distance of 3 km from the walled city, the complex is a known archeological site. It offers remarkable facts about historic settlements through stratums of history with archeological and architectural remains. The complex is also one of the largest among other medieval Rajput cenotaph complexes covering an area of 3.2 hectares with distinctive heritage components.
The walk will start from Ahar Mound and will pass through Royal Cenotaphs Mahasatyahi, Gangaudbhav Kund, Bhaktimati Meera Temple, Ahar Jain Temple, Jain Temple Baavan Jinalaya and return back after passing through traditional musical instruments shops along Chhipo ka Mohalla.
AHAR - UDAIPUR HERITAGE WALK
Explore the 4000-year-old civilization
Date: 13th January 2018
Starting point: Ahar Mound
call: 0294-2419021-9 Extn:2219