Jaipur - Place To See Around

| May 15, 2012
Tags: Amber fort, city palace, forts, hawa mahal, india travel destinations, jaipur festivals, Jantar Mantar, palaces, Pink City, Rajasthan forts, winter holiday destinations

Shahpura near Bhilwara: This town is 220 km from Jaipur and is famous for its paintings, a step-well and Ramdwara temple.

Samode: About 40 km from Jaipur, this village has a fort which has been converted into a Palace hotel.

Sanganer: About 16 km from Jaipur off the Tonk road this place is famous for the handmade paper and block printing with vegetable dyes.

Jaisinghpura Khor: About 12 km from Jaipur on the Amber Road, Jaisinghpura Khor has a fort, a step-well and a Jain temple.

Bagru: About 35 km from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Ajmer highway, this village is famous for its Bagru style of textile printing and a fort.

Ramgarh Lake: About 32 km from Jaipur, known for its artificial lake spread over 20 sq km.

Sambhar: It is famous for the country's largest inland salt lake and is 94 km to the west of Jaipur. It is also known for the famous and holy Devayani tank, the palace and Naliasar nearby.

Karauli: Karauli is famous for its annual cattle fair held in February, and the temples of Kaila Devi and Madan Mohan Ji. It also has Bhanwar Vilas Palace, now a heritage hotel, built in 1938 by Maharaja Ganesh Pal Dev Bahadur. There is also the Kaila Devi game sanctuary spread over 25 km and is part of the Ranthambore Game Preserve.

Madhogarh-Tunga: Off the Agra road and 40 km away on the Bassi Lalsor road. It commands a scenic view of Madhogarh fort.