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Chawand is a historical village located in Udaipur District, Rajasthan. It was the capital of Maharana Pratap in 1585 and was continued to be the capital city till 1615. Chawand was also a major center of the Mewar School of Painting.

This place is famous for the memorial erected for the noble Pratap. The architecture at Chawand reflects a Spartan Defense - consciousness. Pratap was cremated in the nearby village Bandoli, on the banks of a small stream.

Rishabhdeoji is an important place worth visiting. Chawand is about 35 km west of Udaipur.

Updated on 1st September, 2005
District: Udaipur
Location: Udaipur    


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