Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Introduction of Sawai Madhopur

The spectacular town lies about 180 kms from Jaipur lying on the main Delhi-Mumbai railway line. Sawai Madhopur is an important town with its own history and legend. Sawai Madhopur was originally founded by Amer rulers. The region around Sawai Madhopur is thick with remnants of its past history. The Ranthambhore fort was gifted to them by the Mughals along them along with vast track of surroundings forest lands. Sawai Madhopur is the gateway to the world renowned Ranthambhore National Park, the famous 'Tiger Reserve' just 12 km away from the district. The Ranthambhore National Park and the Ranthambhore Fort lie within easy reach of Sawai Madhopur. Ranthambhore has been a witness to the rise and fall of many rulers and a series of battle scenes. Walls, wells, Mosques and hunting lodges adorn the lush rolling hills of the Vindhyas and the Aravalis.

Sawai Madhopur at a Glance :-
Area:38.10 sq km.
Altitude:237 mts
Temperature:Summer Max 37 °C Min 23° C
Winter:Max 29 °C Min 9 °C
Rainfall:Average rainfall varies 68 cms
Languages:Rajasthani, Hindi and English.

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