Sawai Madhopur Tourism
Sawai Madhopur is a district in Rajasthan. The popular Ranthambore national park is 7 km from Sawai Madhopur. It is a sanctuary as well as a tiger reserve. Visiting the animals in their true habitat is a thrilling experience. Sawai Madhopur's Ranthambore Fort is a world heritage site. It was built in ancient times to defend against the forces of Delhi and Agra. This is a must visit with attractions like the 32 pillared Chhatri, Toran Dwar, Naulakha Dwar, Sameton Ki Haveli. History lovers find their muse in this ancient fort. Trinetra Ganesh temple and a museum named after Rajiv Gandhi are other important sightseeing in Sawai Madhopur. The museum is a natural history museum that aims at creating awareness about diverse life forms on earth. Padam Talab is the lake with lotus in full bloom. But, the flowers are a bit scarce with some pollution and weather changes. You will be glad to see Jogi Mahal with open-billed storks, peafowls, egrets, and some deer there.
The Sawai Madhopur Utsav is an annual celebration on its foundation day of 19 January dated back in 1763. A Ganesh Chaturthi Fair is a very large fair that is celebrated for three days at the Ganesh Temple at the Ranthambhore Fort.