Sawai Madhopur Tour Package
Nestled up in the eastern zone of Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur is one of the conspicuous conurbations of Rajasthan. Prominently known as the 'Portal to Ranthambore', the town has seen numerous notable scenes and rules. Sawai Madhopur has halfway plain and somewhat undulating uneven territory. The South and south east piece of the region has slopes and gotten things started which structure a piece of a huge track of rough locale encasing the limited valley of the Chambal waterway. Encompassed by Vindhyas and Aravalis, this spot is a treat for experience devotees just as the ones with an interest for history, with the Ranthambore National park-the most eminent national park in northern India and the Ranthambore Fort which was as of late incorporated into the rundown of UNESCO's World Heritage locales, being the fundamental attractions.
The previous province of Karauli, Ranthambore was among the most grounded strongholds of medieval India and is connected to Prithviraj, the leader of Shakambhari who has brilliant vaults put on the Jain sanctuary of Ranthambore. To check the expanding incurious of the Marathas, Madho Singh, the leader of Jaipur State mentioned for the allow of the fortress of Ranthambore yet did not succeed.
The noteworthy Ranthambore Fort was built by the Chauhan rulers in the 10th century. Due to its strategic location, it was ideal to keep the enemy at bay. The fort is also related to the historical legend of the royal women performing ‘jauhar’ .
Enshrined in the Puranas, the Ghushmeshwar Temple is believed to be 12th or the last of the Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Situated at the Siwar village in Sawai Madhopur, this temple has many mythological stories weaved around it.
Constructed in 1824 by Nawab Ameer Khan, the Sunheri Kothiwas later renovated by Nawaab Ibrahim Ali Khan. The exterior of the Mansion of Gold completely belies the grandeur within.In-lay work with mirrors, gilded stucco, coloured glass.
Located in the heart of the bustling city is the JamaMasjid, Rajasthan’s finest mosque. Delicately frescoed inside and out with intricate patterns, mosque still contains some of the ancient lamps.This fine piece of architecture .
Situated just 10kms from Kakod on the route to Sawai Madhopur is Hathi Bhata,carved out as a single stone in the shape of a huge life size stone elephant. To top it up, inscription on the rock tells us the story of Raja Nal and Damyanti.
Situated 14 km from Sawai Madhopur, the Ranthambore Park gets its name from the Ranthambore Fort situated within its boundaries. The National Park, situated amidst the Aravalis ranges is spreads over an area of 392 sq.km.
Located near the Ramsinghpura village, about 9 km from Sawai Madhopur is the Shilpgram Museum. it is more of a craft village that encompasses and showcases the tremendous diversity in arts, crafts of the various Indian states.
The imposing Khandar Fort is a place worth visiting and is situated just 45 kms from Sawai Madhopur. This magnificent fortification was long ruled by the Sisodia Kings.after which it was taken over by the Mughals.
SHRI MAHAVIRJI TEMPLE
Located on the banks of Gambhiri River, stands the pilgrimage site dedicated to Sri Mahavirji, the 24th Jain Tirthankara.This temple has a long story of existence and is known to be one of the miraculous pilgrimages of Jains.