Rajasthan Travel Guide

Ahar Archaeological Museum

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Ahar Archaeological Museum is known for its various architectural features and sculptures pieces date back to 1700 BC. A historic tenth-century metal figure of Buddha is a special attraction in the museum. There are rare pieces of earthen pots which are of historical importance. Located at 3 km distance from Udaipur city, around Ahar museum there are about nineteen cenotaphs of Maharanas, where they were cremated. Among all of them, the cenotaph of Maharana Amar Singh, who reigned from 1597 to 1620 is more attractive.

Though there are not so much to see ion the museum but the collection of the museum is very rare of which some dates back to centuries old and before that. Amongst the assortment of sculptures, a statue of Vishnu-Nag-Nathan is also worth mentioning.

Visitor Information

The museum is located about 3 km from Udaipur.

Timings of Ahar Museum: 10:00 am to 04.30 pm, Closed on Friday and National holidays.
Entry Fee of Ahar Museum: Rs 3/-

How To Reach Ahar Museum, Udaipur

By Road: Ahar Museum is located at a distance of 3 km from Udaipur city centre near Rana Pratap Railway station. One can easily reach here local taxi, bus or cab.

By Rail: Ahar Museum, Udaipur is well connected through nearest Udaipur Railway station to major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Ahmedabad.

By Air: Ahar Museum can be reach through nearest Udaipur Airport which is well connected with regular domestic flights to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur and Jaipur.

Ahar Cenotaphs

Ahar Cenotaphs

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