Sawai Madhopur City in Rajasthan
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Sawai Madhopur City
Location: Sawai Madhopur District, Raj.
Founded By: Sawai Madho Singh I
Founded In: 19th January 1763
Nick Name: The Tiger City
Official Site: sawaimadhopur.rajasthan.gov.in
Information About Sawai Madhopur City
Sawai Madhopur city is a district headquarter of Sawai Madhopur District in Rajasthan. It is one of the best UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. This small covered total area of 59 Sq.Km. (24 Sq.mi.) with a Tiger National Park. It is located on the slopes of Aravalli hills on the eastern side of Rajasthan.
Places to Visit in Sawai Madhopur City
The history of Sawai Madhopur was started from the Ranthambore fort. The foundation date of this fort is still uncovered by historians. But it was captured by Chauhans, Mewar, Kachwaha, & Mughal Rulers before Sawai Madho Singh in the mid-18th century.
Ranthambore National Park
Full Article: Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park is the largest wildlife sanctuary in India. It is located a few km from the main Sawai Madhopur city. This sanctuary was built in the 19th century to protecting tigers in India.
Shilpgram is a museum on the history of Sawai Madhopur. It is located 6 km from the city railway station near Ramsinghpura. This craft museum was opened for people in 2013 by Hon’ble tourism Minister of Rajasthan.
Lord Ganesh temple is located on the top of the Ranthambore Fort. This temple has many rats & monkeys with delicious Ladoo sweet. People came here from the whole Rajasthan to give the first marriage card Infront of Lord Ganesh.
How to Reach Sawai Madhopur City in Rajasthan
Jaipur International Airport in Jaipur is the nearest airport to reach Sawai Madhopur and the airport is 142 km from this city. Another option is Maharana Pratap Airport of Udaipur and it is located 350 km from the city.
The nearest railway station is Sawai Madhopur Junction and it is the only railway station in the city. It is located on Delhi to Kota Railway Line and the trains are always available from New Delhi & Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station to reach here.
Sawai Madhopur city is situated on National Highway No. 552 & Rajasthan State Highway No. 1. You can reach here by bus, taxi, & rental bike or car. These transports are always available from every city of Rajasthan. But, please check rental services before you visit.
Distance B/W Cities in Rajasthan to Sawai Madhopur City of Rajasthan
Major Cities in Rajasthan Distance in Km 108 Km 124 Km 146 Km 212 Km 234 Km 332 Km 368 Km 393 Km 431 Km 507 Km 680 Km