Maharana Pratap Smarak Moti Magri Udaipur - Warriors of Haldighati at one place

Maharana Pratap Smarak Moti Magri Udaipur - Warriors of Haldighati at one place, it tells about Maharana Pratap Memorial on Moti Magri in Udaipur.

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Among the major tourist places of Udaipur, there is a tourist place which fills the mind with pride and awakens patriotism in the heart. The site is a hill known as Moti Magri.

There is a famous monument of Maharana Pratap on Moti Magri which was developed by Maharana Bhagwant Singh Mewar in the 70s.

This memorial pays tribute to the world-famous Battle of Haldighati between the forces of Maharana Pratap and Mughal Emperor Akbar and is a memorial to all the prominent warriors who participated in this war to protect the motherland.

Along with the statue of Maharana Pratap sitting on Chetak on Moti Magri, there are bronze statues of his associates Bhilu Rana Poonja, Jhala Mann, Danveer Bhamashah and commander Hakim Khan Sur installed at different places.

Moti Magri has great historical importance along with being a memorial to Maharana Pratap. Moti Magri is the place where Maharana Udai Singh, who founded Udaipur, had his first residence. The evidence of this residence is still present in the form of the ruins of Moti Mahal located here.

Maharana Pratap Smarak Moti Magri Specialty and Tour

After taking the ticket from the main entrance, one has to climb up the hill. To go up, one can go on foot by stairs or by vehicle via road.

There are many tourist points located far and wide on the hill, to see which you should go in your vehicle instead of walking so that you can easily see all the points.

Tourist points on the hill include Bhamashah Statue, Bhamashah Park, Moti Mahal, Fateh Sagar View Point, Hakim Khan Suri Statue, Maharana Pratap Main Memorial, Veer Bhawan, Bhilu Rana Poonja Statue, Jhalaman Statue and Eagle (Sunset Point).

Bhamashah Statue

Bhamashah Statue is of the philanthropist Bhamashah who donated all his wealth to Maharana Pratap for participating in the battle of Haldighati as well as to continue the struggle after the war. Bhamashah Park is built near Bhamashah Statue.

Bhilu Rana Punja Statue

Bhilu Rana Punja Statue is of the Bhil chieftain Rana Poonja (Bhilu Rana), who supported Maharana Pratap with his Bhil army in the battle of Haldighati. Even after the war, they continued fighting the Mughal army through guerrilla warfare.

Because of this unforgettable contribution of Rana Poonja, even today he has got a place along with Maharana Pratap in the state symbol of Mewar.

Jhalaman Statue

Jhalaman Statue is of Mansingh of Badi Sadri, whose seven generations sacrificed their lives for Mewar. The sacrifice of their ancestors started from Commander Ajjaji during the time of Rana Sanga and continued till the next seven generations.

To save Maharana Pratap in the battle of Haldighati, he fought wearing the state symbol of Mewar in his place. Jhalaman was martyred in this war. Jhala Maan is also known as Jhala Mannaji and Jhala Bidaji.

Hakim Khan Suri Statue

Hakim Khan Suri Statue is of Hakim Khan Suri, the commander of Maharana Pratap and head of the armory of Mewar.

He was the only Muslim chieftain who sacrificed his life by participating in the battle of Haldighati on behalf of Maharana Pratap.

Looking at his statue, it seems that it is built at a deserted end of the hill where it is not possible to reach easily.

Moti Mahal

There is nothing much to see in the ruins of Moti Mahal but they have historical importance. This palace built by Maharana Udai Singh is the place from where Udaipur started.

While living here, a plan was made to establish the city of Udaipur on the banks of Pichola.

Maharana Pratap Memorial

The main memorial of Maharana Pratap is near Moti Mahal. A big tricolor flag is always fluttering in front of the main monument.

The main monument is built on a wide paved floor. The main monument has 11 feet high and 7 ton bronze statue of Maharana Pratap sitting on a horse. The battle of Haldighati is depicted on the lower dome of the statue.

Veer Bhawan Museum

Veer Bhawan Museum is a museum in front of which there are statues of Maharana Pratap and his generals leaving for the battle of Haldighati.

In this museum, the history of Mewar, model of Chittorgarh, model of Haldighati battlefield, model of Kumbhalgarh, model of City Palace of Udaipur, arms gallery, details of the life of Maharana Pratap along with the sacred soil of Haldighati are present in this museum.

Fateh Sagar Lake View Point

The entire Fateh Sagar Lake is visible from Fateh Sagar Lake View Point. The setting sun can also be seen from here. Some parks are also built on Moti Magri. Light and sound show is also organized here in the evening.

How to reach Maharana Pratap Smarak Moti Magri?

If we talk about the location of Moti Magri, then it is a hill situated on the banks of Fatehsagar Lake which is also known as Moti Magri as well as Pearl Hill.

The distance of Maharana Pratap Memorial from Udaipur Railway Station is about 6 kilometers. Car or bike can be used to reach here.

In this way, we can say that the Pratap Memorial built on Moti Magri is not only a tourist spot but also a place where we get an opportunity to pay our respects to those self-respecting warriors of Mewar who sacrificed their lives for their self-respect and freedom.

Whenever you get a chance to visit Udaipur, you must visit this proud place located on Moti Magri.

Map Location of Maharana Pratap Smarak Moti Magri

Photos of Pratap Smarak Moti Magri

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Ramesh Sharma {M Pharm, MSc (Computer Science), PGDCA, MA (History), CHMS}

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