The fort and the village of Auwa stand proud in the
Godwad area of Marwar heralding a history over 1000
years old. The fort and eighty villages and town
belonged to the Champawat Clan, the premier nobles of
the Jodhpur kingdom. The Champawat family still
resides in the Fort. Numerous battles and wars were
fought by the Auwa cheiftains against the Mughals,
Marathas, French and lastly the British.
In the Indian Mutiny of 1857 the Fort of Auwa
was laid siege to by the British Army for 6 months
and countless battles took place including the death
of Captain Mason whose cenotaph stands where he fell
The fort & village still carry the scars of that
Auwa village and Fort was re-reconstructed once again
with the great determination of the people and the
Thakur of Auwa. Presently the fort houses a beautiful
constructed traditional home of the Thakurs of
re-constructed the Fort to offer quiet luxury of a
retreat in an aesthetically converted resort. The
architecture of the fort is an eccentric mix of pre-Mughal
traditional Hindu sculpture with Neo-Colonial, Indo-Saracenic
style. It is liberally sprinkled with courtyards,
terraces and beautiful temples. The rooms and suites
have been designed preserving the rich cultural and
architectural heritage of the fort, namely the
Kamdar Dera, Pratap Bhawan, Ganesh Sal, Sri
Krishankunj and Dhruv Pol.
Facilities & Services:
At Fort Auwa Guests can look forward to our quality facilities
and distinctive services.
Front Desk, Astrologer (On call), Babysitting Arrangements,
Banquet Facility, Barbershop & Beauty Salon, Bell-Desk
Car Rentals, Currency Exchange, Doctor (On Call), Health Club
Facilities - Under Construction, Spa facilities - Under
Construction, Laundry Services, Parking Facilities,
Postal/Parcel Services, Shopping Arcade, Travel Desk, Yoga
Facilities in Fresh Air of Green Area.
Fort Auwa Marwar is standing proud in the area of
Marwar heralding a history over 1000 years. The fort
is easily accessible and is only 102 kilometers away
from the Jodhpur airport and only 13 kilometers away
from the Marwar Junction railway station.
Jodhpur 120 kms., Jaipur 285 kms., Udaipur 165 kms.,
Pushkar 170 Kms.