An Unknown Destination

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An Unknown Destination

  1. 1. AN UNKNOWN DESTINATION
  2. 2. BHANDAREJ <ul><li>Away from the bustle of city we present to you a destination which traces its roots to the times of Mahabharat.It gives you a glimpse of rural India of today.Its ancient temples,melas,step wells,ruins of cities no more and their legends.Discover it all while staying at a fully refurbished Fort just 90 minutes drive from Jaipur. </li></ul>
  3. 3. BHANDAREJ <ul><li>It is said that Bhandarej is the same town as Bhadrawati mentioned in Mahabharat. </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Bhadreshwar Mahadev Temple is from that period. </li></ul><ul><li>Besides farming people work with iron,leather and cloth printing.They also make fine quilts. </li></ul>
  4. 5. BARI BAOLI BHANDAREJ <ul><li>In the south of the village is a five story step well having typical Hindu architecture.It is similar to Chand Baoli of Abhaneri.It was built by Kumbhani rajputs in 1732A.D.A secret tunnel joins the baoli to the palace. </li></ul>
  5. 7. THE TEMPLES OF BHANDAREJ
  6. 11. HOTEL BHADRAWATI PALACE BHANDAREJ A Heritage Hotel
  7. 12. HISTORY <ul><li>Around 11th century A.D.Dula Rai defeated Badgujjars at both Dausa and Bhandarej and ushered in the rein of Kachhawaha princes and established the kingdom of Dhundar.The Bhandarej Fort was built around then.It has been renovated extensively since.In 1994 it was made in to a Palace Hotel. </li></ul>
  8. 13. MAONDA-MANDHOLI WAR <ul><li>In 1767 A.D. then aged Rao Dalip Singh was commander of Jaipur forces against Bharatpur ruler Jawahar Singh at Maonda-Mandholi, near Neem Ka Thana, for Jaipur ruler Sawai Madho Singh I.In a fierce battle Rao Dalel Singh his son Kunwar Laxman Singh and grand son Bhanwar Raj Singh (11yr)all lost their lives.Such was the bravery of Bhandarej chieftains. </li></ul>
  9. 14. FACILITIES <ul><li>35 Air conditioned rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming Pool </li></ul><ul><li>Jeep Safaris </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle Safaris </li></ul><ul><li>Camel Safaris </li></ul><ul><li>Village Walk </li></ul><ul><li>Camel Cart Ride </li></ul>
  10. 22. SHEESH MAHAL A Multi Cuisine Restaurant <ul><li>Incentive Gala Lunch(up to 400 pax) </li></ul><ul><li>Gala Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>With Camel Safari,Folk Music,Folk Dances </li></ul><ul><li>Puppet Show, Fireworks,Illumination of Palace,Royal Welcome </li></ul>
  11. 31. LUNCH AT THE FARM HOUSE <ul><li>It is ,‘basant’, spring . Enjoy a sumptuous meal amid the blossoming mustard fields. </li></ul>
  12. 33. ROYAL WEDDING <ul><li>Guests reaffirm their marriage vows according to Hindu Vedic rites.Traditional Rajput customs are followed to make it a memorable occasion for the couple as well as their guests. </li></ul>
  13. 35. RARE STAINED GLASS PAINTINGS
  14. 39. AN ANTIQUE PAINTING
  15. 40. ABHANERI <ul><li>An ancient city,Abhaneri,at one time was capital of nikumbh rajputs of chaman dynasty who later on laid the foundation of Alwar. Some crucial scenes of ‘The Fall’,a Hollywood fantasy thriller, by Director Tersem Kumar were shot here. </li></ul>
  16. 41. CHAND BAOLI <ul><li>In eight century A.D. Raja Chand built </li></ul><ul><li>Chand Baoli.It is about sixty five feet deep with 3500 narrow steps with 13 landings to the water. </li></ul>
  17. 43. HARSHAT MATA TEMPLE <ul><li>Dedicated to Parvati it was built in the 7th century A.D. in Mahameru style </li></ul>
  18. 45. MEHNDIPUR BALAJI TEMPLE <ul><li>It is an important place of pilgrimage to hanumanji.The idol is part of the hill.It is known for ridding one of evil spirits and curing madness.Other idols worshiped are of Bhairav Mahadev and Pretraj.Tuesdays and Saturdays are very busy here. </li></ul>
  19. 47. BHANGARH <ul><li>This ancient city,now in ruins,was said to be ruled by Rani Roopmati and was cursed by a tantrik who fell out of favor with the queen and the city was destroyed overnight.It is said plans of Jaipur were designed like those of Bhangarh’s. </li></ul>
  20. 52. DISTANCE FROM BHANDAREJ <ul><li>JAIPUR 62 KM( JAIPUR AGRA N H 11) </li></ul><ul><li>DAUSA 11 KM </li></ul><ul><li>MEHNDIPUR BALAJI 50KM </li></ul><ul><li>ABHANERI BHANGARH 30 KM </li></ul><ul><li>AGRA 150KM </li></ul><ul><li>SIRISKA 65 KM </li></ul><ul><li>RANTHAMBHORE 90 KM </li></ul><ul><li>BHARATPUR 110 KM </li></ul>
  21. 53. OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST <ul><li>Bairath 110km(Budhist Mahabharat Ruins ) </li></ul><ul><li>Jhanjhi Rampura (300 Years Old Eleven Rudra Shiv Temple) </li></ul><ul><li>Lavan (Famous for artistic Dari making) </li></ul><ul><li>Lalsot 60KM (Banjaron ki Chatri.Two Bodh inscription pillars.Helakhyal on Gangaur Mela) </li></ul>
  22. 56. NEWS CLIPPINGS
  23. 59. BROUCHERS
  24. 66. CONTACT <ul><li>HOTEL BHADRAWATI PALACE </li></ul><ul><li>VILLAGE POST BHANDAREJ </li></ul><ul><li>DISTRICT DAUSA 303501 </li></ul><ul><li>RAJASTHAN INDIA </li></ul><ul><li>PHONE +91 1427 283351 </li></ul><ul><li>WEB www.bhadrawatipalace.com </li></ul><ul><li>E-Mail bandarej@bsnl.in </li></ul>
  25. 67. RESERVATIONS <ul><li>KARAN’S,D-76,SHIV HEERA PATH,CHOMU HOUSE C-SCHEME,JAIPUR 302001 </li></ul><ul><li>RAJASTHAN INDIA </li></ul><ul><li>PHONE +91 141 2363262 </li></ul><ul><li>FAX +91 141 2372919 </li></ul><ul><li>M.91-9414043117/9828284433 </li></ul><ul><li>WEB www.bhadrawatipalace.com </li></ul><ul><li>E mail bandarej@bsnl.in </li></ul>
  26. 68. PIX TAJENDRA RATHORE
  27. 69. Links <ul><li>If visiting Jaipur in the near future please click the links below for an arm chair view of Jaipur. </li></ul><ul><li>www.karans.info </li></ul><ul><li>http://karansguesthouse.wordpress.com </li></ul>

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