RAJASTHAN TOURISM Places
Lying on the main Delhi Mumbai
railway line Sawai Madhopur is the gateway to the world renowned Ranthambhar
National Park-the famous tigers reserve, just 12 km away from here.
Ranthambhor has been a witness to the rise and fall of many rulers and
a series of battle scenes.
In the 13th century A.D., Govinda, the grandson of Prithviraj Chauhan
took over the reign of the land. Later his successor Vagbhatta beautified
the city and built a noteworthy temple at Jhain.
In the middle of 15th century A.D., Rana Kumbha captured the fort and
gifted it to his son to be occupied later by the Hada Rajputs of Bundi
and Mughal Emperors Akbar and Aurangazeb.
Mughal emperor Shah Alam gifted it to Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh 1 of
Jaipur in 1754 and since then it was mainted as trhe hunting preserve
of the Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh Queen Elizabeth II and the duke of
edinburgh were part of the royal part of hunting parties who stayed
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