Snuggled alongside the pristine waters of Lake Pichola, at the stunning Gangaur Ghat, the Bagore ki Haveli is one of the best tourist destinations in Udaipur. Dating back to the 18th Century, the museum was built by Amar Chand Badwa, the Prime Minister of Mewar. The prolific palace is the ideal exemplar of the stunning architecture of the 18th Century, which is a standing testament to the finesse of ancient times. The alluring interiors proudly adorn over a hundred intricately designed and bedecked rooms are a treat to the eye of every visitor.

History And Architecture 

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The haveli in Udaipur was constructed under the guidance of the Prime Minister of Mewar.

The Bagore ki Haveli in Udaipur was constructed under the guidance of the Prime Minister of Mewar, Shri Amarchand Badwa, from 1751 to 1778. The Maharaja of Bagore Shakti Singh extended the Haveli, by adding the triple-arched gateway in 1878. During the Post Independence era, the Haveli was used by the Rajasthan Government to house its officials. 

As you enter the gates of the haveli, you are treated with an equally stunning two-storeyed Lotus Fountain. The Haveli is completed with around 138 rooms, which are decked with enticing glasswork and intricate murals. The Haveli is segregated into three Chowks, Neem Chowk, Tulsi Chowk and Kuan Chowk.

Uncover the numerous rooms that portray the living style of the Royal family. The main attraction of the Haveli is the Chambers of the Royal Ladies, decorated with vibrant glass windows and housing two stunning crafted glass mosaic peacocks.

What To See Here

Every step you take in the museum feels like going back in time, which allows you to admire the alluring art and craftsmanship of the ancient era. The eloquent museum comprises five sections, the Main Haveli Museum, the Puppet Museum, the Turban Museum, the Wedding Depiction Section, and the Weapon Museum. 

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Main Haveli Museum

As you take a walk inside the Main Haveli, the interior reflects the living style of the Royal family of the 18th Century. The lobby walls are decorated with numerous detailed paintings, which portray scenes of the ancient royal family era engaging in various activities. The section houses various paintings displaying women performing daily chores, kings prepping for war, and many more, which is a treat to the eye of the visitors.

A stunning stairway leads you to the terrace, which allows you to catch the mesmerizing view of Lake Pichola, City Palace, and many other renowned monuments.

Puppet Museum

The puppet culture is deeply ingrained in the Rajasthani culture, portrayed through the wide variety of collections at the Puppet Museum. The main attraction is the entire arrangement of the King’s courtyard, with the King, Queen, and their ministers sitting, represented through puppets.

Turban Museum

Walk into the Turban section of the Bagore ki Haveli Udaipur to witness the vivid variety of turbans ranging across various states of India, like Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Gujrat. The section is located on the ground floor, which allows you to get an insider into the different techniques of wearing turbans, types of fabric used, sizes, and shapes.

Weapon Museum

The Weapon Museum is situated right alongside the entry gate. The eye-catching Weapons section showcases the weapons used by the Kings and their armies in the 18th Century.

Wedding Depiction Section

Visit the wedding section to explore a full puppet setup exhibiting the different stages of a traditional Indian wedding. The section allows you to witness the numerous customs and traditions, starting from Muhurat to post-wedding customs.

If you are looking for a hassle-free tour of Bagore Ki Haveli, Udaipur you can book your ideal Private Guided Udaipur Sightseeing Tour here.

Dharohar Dance Show 

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The showstopper here is the Dharohar Dance Show, which commences during the evening at around 7 PM. The show is conducted at the courtyard called the Neem Chowk, which provides a stunning ambiance of the traditional Rajasthani culture. The dance show comprises of numerous well-choreographed dance shows, supported by talented musicians.

The opening performance is known as Chari dance, where the professional dancers perform their act of smoothly balancing illuminated brass pots on their heads. The women performers adorn dazzling and vibrant traditional Rajasthani attire with ghagra cholis, which were designed with stunning embroidery and glasswork. Followed by Chari dance, enjoy your evening watching various Rajasthani dance forms performed at the shows are Ghoomar, Gavri, Bhawai, Gorbandh, Teerahtaal, and Kalbeli. 

You can book your Evening Excursion: Bagore Ki Haveli Dance Show in Udaipur tour package here. Booking from the above link will allow you to beat the queue and enjoy your evening at its best.

How To Get To Bagore Ki Haveli Udaipur

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Ancient architecture and the lavish lifestyle of the Royals during the 18th Century at the Bagore ki Haveli.

Location: Haveli, opp. Gangaur Ghat Marg, near Hotel, Old City, Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

By Air: Maharana Pratap Airport is the nearest domestic airport to Bagore which is 23.3 km away. After reaching the airport, you can choose from the various cab rental facilities, which is the most convenient mode of transportation to Haveli.

If you are new to the place and looking for a hassle-free and comfortable commute, you can book your Private Transfer From Udaipur Airport To Udaipur Hotel package here.

By Road: The haveli is interlinked with major National and State Highways, which allow you to traverse at your own pace. Visitors can commute from the nearest renowned location, Udaipur, which is 4.4 kilometers from the Haveli.

By Train: The nearest railhead to Bagore is Udaipur Railway station, which is 2.4 km apart. Post reaching the railway station, you can choose from the various modes of transportation to the haveli. 

Bagore Ki Haveli Udaipur Tickets And Timings

Indians: Adult: INR 60 & Children(5-12 years): INR 30

Foreign Nationals: Adult: INR 100 & Children(5-12 years): INR 50

Camera / Videography: INR 50 

Bagore Ki Haveli Timings: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM(Everyday)

Bagore Ki Haveli Dance Show Tickets – Dharohar Dance Show

Indians: Adult: INR 90 & Children(5-12 years): INR 45 

Foreign Nationals: Adult: INR 150 & Children(5-12 years): INR 75

Camera / Videography: INR 150

Bagore Ki Haveli Show Timings: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Visitors can purchase the dance show tickets from the ticket counter, which is operational from 6:15 pm

Best Time To Visit 

Post-monsoon and winter seasons, ranging from October to March are perfect for visiting the haveli. The cool and dry days, accompanied by cold nights, are ideal for resting after a long day tour. 

Also Read: Best Time To Visit Udaipur: A Complete Guide

Bagore, Udaipur, treats its visitors with the authentic feel of the traditional Rajasthani culture and heritage. If you are planning a trip to Udaipur, the Bagore ki haveli is a must-visit destination. Please let us know about your experiences at the haveli in the comment section below.


What is Bagore famous for?

The main attraction at Bagore is the Dharohar Dance Show, known for its stunning dance performances by professionals.

Where can I watch puppet show in Udaipur?

Visitors can watch the puppet show at the Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum
Address: Saheli Marg, Madhuban, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India

What is the Kalbeliya dance in Udaipur?

Popularly renowned as Snake Charmer’s dance, where women adorned in traditional attire dance to traditional folk music played by men via renowned musical instruments.

Which show is famous in Udaipur?

The Dharohar Dance Show is one of the most popular shows to witness in Udaipur.

Which dance is Rajasthan famous for?

The dance form, Ghoomar or Ghumar, is the traditional folk dance of Rajasthan, initially performed by the Bhil tribe.


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