Prince Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar of Udaipur breaks Guinness World Record

Shri Lakshyaraj Singh Ji Mewar, prince of Udaipur sets yet another remarkable example for the society. The Prince broke the previous Guinness World Record for the largest collection of clothes for Recycle/Donation on 9th March 2019 making all us Udaipurites and Udaipur proud again.Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar

The Prince runs a campaign named ‘VASTRADAN’ which collects clothes for the underprivileged and distributes them to the needy. The campaign collected over 3,29,250 pieces of clothing material from around 76000 donors and reached out to over 120 schools, 15 colleges and around 30 NGO’s during it’s working span.


Devoting his world record to the campaign, Prince claims it’s not him who has won the world record instead it’s the campaign which made us honored. The prince dedicates this award to the utter beauty of a generous human heart and the spirit that keeps the brotherhood amongst us igniting.

The prince added, “I started this campaign as an innovative exercise in giving. I could have asked some organizations to fund the same, but I wanted the citizens, young boys and girls of this remarkable city to show what a large heart they have”.

Previously this record was held by Dubai where the local citizens donated 2,95,122 articles of clothing in 2016. The donations came in from more than 12 countries including Australia, USA, Oman, Sri Lanka, and UAE.

The Royal of Mewar has future plans to make this campaign an annual affair which will help in instilling the keenness and discipline of giving. He also believes that this is a symbol of a culturally rich, stable and morally sound culture.

We wholeheartedly congratulate Our Prince and his campaign ‘VASTRADAAN’ for their achievement and hope they make us and Udaipur honored again soon.


What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Udaipur has always enchanted us with its beauty and it becomes next to impossible to forget once you have been here. Such is the charm of the city that people often refer to this place as the ‘Kashmir of Rajasthan’ or ‘Venice of the East’. No wonder why this city is compared with some of the most beautiful places on the planet.

Visiting this majestic city surely is one-of-a-kind experience but what really strengthens this experience are the memories of Udaipur and more so in the form of collectibles, antiques, handicrafts, jewelry, wearables and many more items. Udaipur has been gifted with a rich history and unlike any other place, puts it on with pride, in the form of some famous intricate artworks and keepsakes that have since long, become the popular choice for reviving the royal Rajputana feel and a chance to reanimate the luxurious lifestyle of the ancestors of Mewar. And not just this, these things are nowadays used to decorate houses and other places as well.

But ‘the paradox of choice’ is as true as it gets and Udaipur is filled up to the brim with loads of varieties of items to take and one often gets confused as to what to buy and what to leave behind. Additionally, a substantial amount of money is what it usually costs to buy these items because things can get really expensive sometimes.

But as they also say, ‘Hakuna Matata’, or simply, ‘Don’t worry!!!’ because we have got your back and here we are with the list of some of the best items to take away from our beautiful city of lakes and what else, when you just have ₹500 to shell!? Wait, what!? Yes!

Here’s the list of items you can check out and take away without having to make a hole in your pocket:

  1. Refrigerator Magnets:

These are one of the best things you can take when you travel to a new city. It makes all the more sense if you are an avid traveler and love to see how many places you have visited yet! Have a look at some of these available here. Aren’t they beautiful?

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹20/- onwards

Shop at – Taiyabi Handicrafts Emporium, 123-G, Pannadhay Marg, Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Marble items:

Udaipur, apart from its palatial beauty and grandeur, is known for Marbles and you can easily find items made out of them in the local markets here. The marble industry employs a large population of the city and is one major business of Udaipur. Some really popular ones are mortar, pestle, lamp stand, incense stick holder and God idols. Have a look at some of these!

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹50 onwards/-

Shop at – Jharokha, Rajasthan Art Industries, 123-J, Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Wall hanging:

These are the popular choice for tourists visiting Udaipur as they provide a distinctive look to your house and have a Rajasthani feel to it. These are made out of copper, wood, etc. They are often considered good for Vastu too. Have a look at some these here.

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹100/- onwards

Shop at – Taiyabi Handicrafts Emporium, 123-G, Pannadhay Marg, Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Wooden Handicrafts:

The most popular item of choice for tourists and commonly available at Hathipole bazaar are the wooden handicrafts that have a range of objects from key chains to sculptures and mannequins. These are locally produced in and around Udaipur employing a large rural population which has now become professionally skilled and have passed this on to the succeeding generations. Take a look at some of these here! (These are available in different sizes and can be as small as the palm of the hand and as big as your height.)

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹50/- onwards (for mannequins and handicrafts) ₹10/- onwards (for keychains)

Shop at – Taiyabi Handicrafts Emporium, 123-G, Pannadhay Marg, Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Ittar (Perfume):

‘Ittar’, ‘Attar’, or ‘Itra’ is known world-over for its aroma and largely believed to treat numerous health disorders. It has been a part of the cultural lifestyle of our predecessors for decades. These are made by plants and flowers or a mixture of oil and herbs. Udaipur is famous for Gulaab Ittar (Rose perfume), Mogra (Arabian Jasmine) and Harsingar Ittar (Night Jasmine) and is commonly available in small bottles. Take a look!

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹50/- onwards

Shop at – Prince Perfume Centre, Opp. Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Rajasthani dresses:

Any trip to Rajasthan is incomplete without at least a photo in our local attire. Rajasthani traditional dresses are available at Hathipole market and are in major demand as they give a unique look to a person. Take a look at this Kedia dress here!

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹200/- onwards

Shop at – Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Opp. Hathipole Gate, Udaipur

  1. Bandhani saris and dupatta:

If you were thinking how all the dresses are only meant to be worn by men then you are mistaken. We have something in store for all the females too. The ‘Bandhani’ is a type of tie-dye textile whose origin dates back to the 6th century where Bandhani dots can be seen in paintings and are extremely popular among Rajasthanis. Commonly known as Bandhej, it involves dyeing a fabric and tying it tightly with threads at several points which results in patterns like Chandrakala, Shikari, Bavan Baug, etc. The main colors used are yellow, red, blue, green and black. Take a look at some pieces from Udaipur’s local market here.

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹100 onwards/- (available at different costs for different fabrics)

Shop at – Bandhej Art Plaza, 76, Behind Urban Bank, Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Jewellery:

Rajasthan is one of the culture capitals of India and the jewelry here is drool worthy! Locally crafted jewelry can be found in shops at the old city market in Udaipur and are quite a choice among women as they provide a gorgeous look and have pretty unusual designs. Popular options include bajubandh, nath and long, rakhdi, bangadi or acrylic kade (bangles), surliya or earrings with kundan work, etc. Here’s an example!

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹50/- onwards (for earrings) ₹200 onwards (for bangles and other items)

Shop at – Gujarat Jewelers, Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Pagri and other Rajasthani accessories:

Traditionally, the turban is called ‘Pagri’, ‘Paag’ or ‘Saafa’ and it was then worn by Rajput families at rituals and special occasions. The way of tying a turban changes every few kilometers in Rajasthan and varies from tribe to tribe! Nowadays this tradition has been reduced to villagers but still remains an amazing experience for the tourists. Also, delicately designed women’s handbags (or jholas) and purses are some popular choice among tourists with varied Rajasthani designs of elephants, horses, depict the rich cultural heritage with colorful details. Here, take a look!

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹120/- onwards (pagris) ₹50/- onwards (purse and handbags)

Shop at – Hathipole market, Udaipur

  1. Jootiya/Mojari:

Jootiya/Mojari is a traditional footwear ethnic to Rajasthan and is a hot favorite among both men and women. They symbolize the royal culture of Rajasthan since they were worn by Rajput kings and queens. Here’s how beautiful they look!

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?


Estimated cost – ₹200/- onwards

Shop at – Mojri Collection, Panna Dhay Marg, Hathipole, Udaipur

  1. Earthen clay items:

They are commonly available in the old city market and also at Shilpgram. The utensils made with usually depict the old-style cooking and are usually considered better than food cooked in the utensils we use nowadays. They are made up of earthen clay and can be still seen in use in villages. There are other items available as well. Here’s how they look!

What all to take away from Udaipur with just ₹500?

Estimated cost – ₹50/- onwards

Shop at – Shilpgram, Udaipur

These things would surely make your confusion a little less confusing and you take the best of things you can without digging your pocket! We hope your stay in Udaipur becomes a memorable one for life.

All the best!

We hope you liked the collection of items and we would love to see more such things. Please comment down below with your suggestions and anything that you think we might have forgotten! 

Have a great day. Thank you!





Places to Visit

Hotel Rajmahal Bhindar – A Closer View

A chance to visit the 434 years old Imperial Palace, The Rajmahal Bhindar– awaiting its grand opening as a hotel this 31st; made it possible for us to bring to our readers some exclusive interior pics of the hotel. Though due to some final renovations, we could not bring you the whole photographic panorama (which we personally promise to bring you soon)  we’re still sure to delight you with the clicks we got.

A perfect drive on a smooth, green surrounded way… And the  candle light settings  amidst the royal backdrop make it one of the finest upcoming hotels of Udaipur- A perfect romantic destination!
Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this splendid celebration, surely going to be a historical remembrance in a few years.

Make your New Year start with a regal pulse-  The Royal Extravaganza 2012!

Photos by:-  Yash Sharma


An opportunity to Experience Royal Weddings

Udaipur is a great and famous destination for people who are in search of peace, heritage, and scenic beauty all at a same place. Being a great tourist destination, this place has also emerged as a great hub for destination and royal weddings, from all around the world. Udaipur is day by day becoming the first choice of people for royal, and theme based dream weddings.

Now the good news is that there is a fine opportunity for hardworking and enthusiastic Udaipurites, who are waiting for a chance to be a part of Royal Weddings in Udaipur and other great destinations of India, as well as around the globe, as Frozen Apple Events and Entertainment is now giving the opportunity to the aspiring and willing people.

Frozen Apple Events and Entertainment are up with a few vacancies of hosts, hostesses and supervisors, whose job profile is to conduct the guest management and transport management in Royal weddings. They have to deal with guest who will be few of the most elite people of the Indian subcontinent, as well as the world.

This opportunity also helps the employees to learn about conducting and managing the events, being part of and conducting the Royal weddings in the city and outside, dealing with the topmost class of the society who are generally part of these weddings, such as high profile businessmen, prominent public figures, popular celebrities, politicians, foreigners, etc.

How to join: Just a simple step If you have skills of hard work and discipline, and if you really want to be a part of the dynamic, cheerful, and successful team,  just mail your CV along with a photograph to


About Frozen Apple Events and Entertainment: Founded by Sahil Thakur, It is an Udaipur based company with branches in Delhi and Mumbai too. They provide facilities to make someone’s wedding a dream Royal wedding with their Royal wedding packages, from grand royal welcomes to high comfort level departure. They do provide royal hospitality and decor for clients.


About Sahil Thakur: Sahil started his job as a host in a royal wedding 5 years ago.  Since then he has worked with India’s leading event managers and wedding planners. Few months before he took an initiative to take it professionally, and that’s how frozen apple Events and Entertainment came into existence.


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