Auwa Fort

Location: Marwar Junction,Pali District,Rajasthan
Built In: 11 th Century AD
Currently: Converted in Heritage Hotel
Must See: The architecture of the fort is an eccentric mix of pre-Mughal traditional Hindu sculpture with Neo-Colonial, Indo-Saracenic style
Near By: Jodhpur is a must see destination near this place.Forts and Palaces of Jodhpur will retreat you with happiness along with mouth watering and rich food of Jodhpur.
How to Reach: Jodhpur is connected with Major trains and bus transportation systems.From Jodhpur with Taxi or bus you can easliy reach the place.

Auwa is a village in Marwar Junction tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan state of India. The village is situated 10 km from Marwar Junction railway station. The place has an ancient temples of Lord Mahadeo on its outskirts, which is believed to have been constructed in the 11th century AD.

The village is known for siege of the Auwa fort by British forces in 1857. Various Thakurs of Pali region under the stewardship of Thakur Kushal Singh of Auwa confronted the British. Auwa fort was surrounded by the British army and the conflict lasted many days. The fort and village still carry the scars of that siege. Captain Mason's is shot dead on his way towards Auwa and his cut head is hanged at the fort gate. His cenotaph stands where he fell in battle. The fort has now been converted into a hotel.The British destroyed the fort and the palace. Even temples and their idols were not spared. The statue of goddess Mahakali brought to Ajmer is still kept in the Ajmer Museum

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