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Kishangarh Tour Guide

Founded by Kishan Singh, a Rathore prince in the first quarter of the seventeenth century, Kishangarh is a sleepy town situated at a distance of 27 km from Ajmer. Kishangarh boasts of India's one of the famous schools of miniature paintings. One of the most famous painting representative of this school is that of Radha, Krishna's consort who is portrayed as an exceptionally beautiful woman with enamoring almond eyes. At present Kishangarh is renowned for its wholesale market of red chilies, marble and granite cutting industry and a cotton weaving center. The handicraft of Kishangarh has earned a name for itself in the world market.

Places to Visit in Kishangarh:

There are a good number of tourist attractions that you can visit on your Kishangarh Tours Guide. You may make Roopangarh Fort your starting point. It has recently been converted into a wonderful hotel by the maharaja and maharani of Kishangarh. Roopangarh was the capital of this province for nearly a century despite being repeatedly assailed by the neighboring states. The Fort, founded in the latter half of the seventeenth century, is situated on the banks of the Lake Gandalan whose placid waters mirror the edifice in a brilliant manner. The Fort houses a good number of exquisite miniature paintings of with the deities and the religious epics as their subjects. A pointed arched gateway adorned with painted elephants and guards, offers entry into the fort. Another palace that is well worth a visit is the Phool Mahal that was constructed in 1870. Located in close proximity to the Kishangarh Fort, the palace has now undergone refurbishment as a hotel. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, Phool Mahal offers soul stirring views of the Kishangarh Fort and the Gundalo Lake. Kishangarh is a treasure trove of art and craft and it is the attraction of Kishangarh handicrafts that brings many tourists to this town in Rajasthan.

How To Reach Kishangarh:

By AirThe airport in Jaipur is nearest to Kishangarh. It is at a distance of about 145 km.

By RailThose who plan to access Kishangarh by train has to break journey from Ajmer which is the nearest railhead.

By RoadKishangarh is well-connected by a good network of roads to many places in Rajasthan. TouristPlacesRajasthan.com is a travel site with a repository of information on Kishangarh Tours Guide and on visiting other exotic places within Rajasthan.