Ghanerao Castle is a beautiful castle that cherishes the dream of fairyland on the Earth. The Royal Castle is located in Ghanerao, a small town located at a distance of 140 kms from the city of Udaipur. Ghanerao Castle offers a magical insight to the lavish lifestyle of the erstwhile Royalty. Built in 1606, Ghanerao Castle was raised by Gopal Das Rathore, a gallant Rajput soldier of Mewar.
The Castle is built in a typical Rajput style of architecture. The
royal Castle of Ghanerao still boasts of numerous sandstone havelis and
marble citadels. The walls of this dreamlike castle are embellished with
several miniature paintings. The picturesque beauty of this castle is
enhanced by carved lattice work and huge chandeliers. The boundary walls
of this castle have marks of Cannon ball strikes, which depicts the
unfavorable times of the former era.
In the present date, Ghanerao Castle has been converted into a heritage
hotel. The hotel offers a perfect blend of Rajasthani tradition and
touch of contemporary times. The hotel provides world-class amenities
and serves immaculate hospitality to its guests. Various musical
performances, in the beautiful pavilion of the central court, make the
highlight of this castle.
Bring located in a remote area, the place is perfect destination to
spend some moments in solitude. In the close vicinity of Castle, there
are engraved cenotaphs of past rulers and warriors. If you are touring
Udaipur, don't forget to visit this beautiful castle of bygone era that
is truly worth visiting.