Tourist Places

KALA GAURA BHAIRWA TEMPLE :-

This temple is about 6 Km. far from district head collectorate. On the right side of the city, two gate touching the heights of the mountains, "Tantrik" of Bhairwa. There are big elephants with raised trunks rest on its gate. Main attraction of the Kala Gaura Bhairwas is  as he dressed in "Tamasi" & "Rajsi" style respectively. This temple is famous for the name of  "Tantrik Vidya Temple".

CHAMATKAARJI TEMPLE:-

The chamatkaarji Temple is located at the main road of railway station in sawai madhopur city. This temple is well known for many miracles. The name chamatkaarji means the deity who performs miracles.  A fare is held here on"Sharad Poornima" every year. 

Shilpgram :-

Shipgram is the rural arts & crafts complex. the rural arts & crafts complex is considered as a living ethnographic museum to portray the lifestyle of the folk and tribal people of the West zone. Within the complex, huts of the member state are constructed which incorporates traditional architectural features of different of geographical and ethnic groups residing within the west zone of india comprising five federal states. One of the significant objective of shilpgram is in the sphere of increasing awarness and knowledge of rural life and craft, specifically, for the younger generation. Special emphasis is laid on workshops for children on arts, crafts, theatre and music.

Ranthambor National Park:-

It is one of the largest national parks in India. It is located around 11 km away from the city of Sawai Madhopur. It was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India, and was declared on of the project tiger reserve in 1973. Ranthambore became a national park in 1980. In 1984, the nearby forests were declared the Sawai Mansingh Santuary and kela devi sanctuary. In the year 1991 the tiger reserve was enlarged to enclude Sawai Mansingh Santuary and Kela Devi Sanctuary.

Ranthambhore Fort: :-

   

 The history of Sawai Madhopur revolves around the Ranthambore fort. The settlement around the fort is the oldest here. Though the origin of the fort is not exactly known it is believed to date back to the 8th century. According to popular belief, it was built by Rajput King Sapaldaksha in the year 944 AD. He belonged to the Chauhan clan. According to another school of thought, the fort was constructed by King Jayant. He too was a Rajput Chauhan in around 1110 AD. However, the most popular belief is that the construction of the fort commenced during the mid-10th century and it continued for the next few centuries. From the day of its conception till prior to independence the fort went from one ruler to another.

The Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History, which had been inaugurated by Finance Minister Mr. Namo Narayan Meena on March 1, 2014 at 3.00 PM in Ramsinghpura, Sawai Madhopur adds yet another feather in the cap of historically rich Rajasthan. The museum is likely to open daily, except on Mondays and the National holidays; between 10 AM and 5 PM. Enriching the Indian history, Rajasthan has many attributes under its dome and the Regional Museum of Natural history is cited as an additional asset to the state. This will be the fourth natural history museum in the country after Bhopal, Bhubhaneshwar and Mysore.

Museum:- :-

Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan was done by S hri.M.Hamid Ansari Hon'ble Vice-President of India on Date:23 December 2007.

The Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History, Sawai Madhopur is conceived to be an informal centre for environmental education and creation of public awareness on conservation of nature and natural resources. The museum proposes to undertake the task of communication and creating public awareness through the potential medium of exhibits and educational activities.It would provide an understanding of the diversity of life on earth, the factors responsible for their well being, man's dependence upon nature and the necessity to maintain our ecological heritage free from damage and destruction to ensure sustainable development, with special emphasis on the Western Arid region of India.

Sawai Madhopur Railway Station: :-

One of the smallest railway stations in India, Sawai Madhopur is grabbing major attention not only locally but country wide. The reason behind the fame is the unique makeover that the railway station has acquired. With the consent of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, a team of artists from Ranthambore School of Arts have painted station’s walls with the flora and fauna that the reserve (Ranthambore National Park) hosts. This in turn has resulted in nation-wide acclamation and applauds.

In less than three months, the team of artists lead by two master painters Gajanand Singh and Narayan Singh accomplished the task of painting the walls of the station from one end to the other. The paintings are that of darters, tree-pies, hyenas, bears, leopards, and, of course, tigers. The famed old Banyan Tree of Ranthambore National Park is also depicted in the paintings and in its artistic form; the tree has its roots spread wide over the roof and across walls. Myriad creatures like squirrels, peacocks, woodpeckers, kingfishers and bulbuls painted as if thriving on the branches of trees look extremely lifelike. The paintings also reflect the threats to the wildlife reserve by tree-cutting/tree-felling and other destructive activities by humans.

Rameshwaram Dham:-

Rameshwaram Dham or ghat is sixty kilometers from Sawai Madophur where Ranthombore National Park is located. There is a Shiva temple here. There is an annual fair held here during the festival of Shiv Ratri when thousands of devotess visit this place from Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. The Banas and Chambal rivers meet here.

Other Tourist Places Surrounding Old CityOther Tourist places:-

There are many other big & small temple or tourist place in Sawai Madhopur. Old City and Surroundings Ares as :- Bhairwa gate, Radha Gopal ji temple, Diwan ji temple, Govind ji temple, Laxminarayan ji temple, Khwas ji ka bagh, Galta ji, Samadhi Chatri, Baidho ki haveli, Narsingh ji ka temple, Murli Manohar ji temple, Keshavrai ji temple, Khasa Kothi, Sharda Sahib Dargah, Meethi & Ghodi Baori, Bohra ji ki baori, Gos Mohammed ji ki dargah, Tejaji ki boari, Digambar jain mandir, Sheikh Sallimuddin dargah, Navgrah mandir, Terapanthi Jain mandir, Mudayami Jain mandir,