About Sawai Madhopur

About Sawaimadhopur

Known for the famous Ranthambhor National Park, Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan is the administrative head quater and a Nagar Parishad of the Sawi Madhopur Distict. On 19th opf January, In the year 1763, Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh built this historic township. It is often called the 'Tiger City' of Rajasthan.

Climate of Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur experiences an average climate all throughout the year. It is a subtropical region with dry climate with maximum temperature of 49oC and Minimum temperature ranging upto 2oC in Winters. It receives an average rainfall of upto 800mm between the months of July and September.

Culture of Sawai Madhopur

People here are lively and celebrate all the major festivals with great pomp and show. However, some fairs which stand at par are the Ganesh Chaturthi Fair and the Chouth Mata Mela. Ghoomar Dance, Kabeila Dance and Sawai Madhopur Dance forms are locally practices here. A few theatres have also come up in this region to provide people with good sources of entertainment.

Tourism in Sawai Madhopur

This place is famous for the Ranthambhor Fort and National Park. Apart from that a few more attractions which will glue you to the city are as follows:

Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History
Shilpgram
Ganesh Temple
Man Sarovar Dam
Khandar Fort
Chouth Mata Temple
Kala Gaura Bhairwa Temple


In case you are visiting the city for the first time, be sure to taste the guavas grown here.


How to Reach Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur is an easy to reach destination. Here are the different routes:

By Air:
The nearest operational airport is the Jaipur International Airport from where you can easily reach Sawai Madhopur.

By Rail:
If you are opting for trains, Sawai Madhopur Junction on the Delhi - Mumbai Trunk Route is the nearest of all. Many luxury trains too stop over at this junction like The Palace on Wheels and the Maharaja's Express.

By Road:
The Mega Highway of Kota-Lalsot and NH-116 pass through the city of Sawai Madhopur. Gypsys, Coty Buses and Tempos are very common on the roads of this city.

Fact File of Sawai Madhopur
Population: 1,20,998 (2001)
Official Language: Hindi
Telephone Code: +07462
PIN Code: 322021
Vehicle Registration: RJ 25


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