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Hotel Fort Chanwa Luni, Jodh pur

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In the year 1948 Chanwa was granted in 'Jagir' to Maharaja Dalip Singh, the youngest son of Maharaja Umaid Singh, However over the years the Fortress sank into years of neglect and decay. In 1992 inspired by a wave of successful restorations to heritage properties and encouraged by the burgeoning tourism traffic into western Rajasthan Maharaj Dalip Singh, the 24th generation of direct descent from Rao Jodha, ruler and founder of Jodhpur in the 15the century decided to throw open the gates of Chanwa to these new 'invaders'. Today Fort Chanwa restored to its pristine glory and charm by its proud owners Maharaj Dalip Singh Rani Madhu Devi, warmly welcome travellers from distant lands offering princely hospitality in an inimitably enchanting setting- a Heritage Hotel in the finest traditions. Fort Chanwa has Thirty one authentically renovated rooms with attached bathrooms each different from the other. Ourhonoured guests can relish traditional Rajasthani cuisine which is specially prepared by cooks who have served the family through the generations. Candle-light dinners with folk musicians singing in the background brings in nostalgia and old world charm. Fort Chanwa of Luni is an exceptional example of elegance and symmetry in Indian architecture of the last century. The entire fortress is carved out of the famous red sandstone of Jodhpur and with its ornately carved lattice work friezes and intricate 'Jharokas', it exquisitely captures the romance and grace of a bygone age. The fort is composed of a lyrical complex of courtyards towers, water, wheels, stables, passages and unexpected stairways to secret pavilions and panoramic roof tops spanning the village below and the Thar horizon beyond. The traditional paintings on the walls harmoniously reflect the skill of the master craftsmen and the bygone days.
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