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Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan

Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan
Sawai Madhopur,is considered as the entry point for the famous Ranthambhore National Park, is situated around 182 km from Jaipur, In 1763, Sawai Madho Singh fortified the nearby village of Sherpur and renamed it Sawai Madhopur. This town, which is now commonly known as the "Sawai Madhopur City", lies in a narrow valley between two parallel hills, at the South Western edge of the Ranthambhore National Park. By the end of the British Raj, Sawai Man Singh, the last ruler of Jaipur state, got a railway link constructed between Jaipur and Sawai Madhopur.

Ranthambhor Ganesh Temple Trinetra Ganesha of Ranthambore is known as Pratham Ganesh. This is the Pratham Ganesha Temple which is believed to be in existence from ancient times. The Ganesha idol here has three eyes- trinetra, embossed from one of the fort’s walls. This temple is said to be the eminent (Parham) Ganesha Temple in the country.Ganesh Chaturthi holds a special place in Ranthambore and is celebrated to commemorate the origin of Lord Ganesh, who is said to have been born on this day. On this day, thousands of devotees visit the temple.

Rameshwaram Dham:Many devotes from different parts of the country come to worship at this Lord- Shiva temple. Rameshwaram Dham situated in 60 kms. from Sawai Madhopur on the onfluence of Banas and Chambal river is Rameshwaram.Devotees usually celebrate here on Shivratri festival every year, even people from M.P coming to celebrate Shivrathri.

Ranthambore Fort: Ranthambhore FortThe Ranthambhore fort is believed to have been built during the 8th century by the Chauhans ruler, situated in the vicinity of Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, Ranthambhor Fort can to be originated surrounded by the Ranthambore National Park which was previously the hunting zones for the royal Jaipur Maharajahs

Chamatkar Temple: The 400 year old Chamatkar Temple has go two altars.Chamatkar Temple in Sawai Madhopur is one of the most famous Jain temples in the city and is conveniently located just 2 km from the city center.
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