Karauli is the alluring heritage center of Rajasthan and considered one of the holiest cities in India. There are more than 300 temples in Kaurali. This temple town is located around 150 km from Jaipur district. The city was found in the year of 1348 AD and was known as Kalyanpuri. Red stone wall is surrounding all the directions of Karauli. The ancient walls are considered strong and still stand tall. The most popular feature is red stones, Kaila Devi, Madan Mohanji and many other historical structures. Karauli is not famous for temples but also for forts and sanctuary. The Jain temple and Kaila Devi Sanctuary are other famous tourist attractions. There are many festivals celebrated here with much show. The local markets are ideal place for shopaholic tourists. Karauli is one of the perfect lands of heritage and monuments.
Places to visit
It is a place of ancestral properties. 700 years old monumental structures, classic paintings, lattice work, stone carvings and beautiful architectures are the primary features of City Palace.
Bhanwar Nivas Palace
It was a royal residence of Maharaj Ganesh Pal and was constructed in 1930. The traditional interior, exterior decorations are the aesthetic evidence of bygone era.
Madan Mohanji temple, Timangarh fort, Karauli Cattle fair and Kaila Devi temple are other well-known places of Karauli.
How to reach Karauli
Sanganer airport at Jaipur is the nearest airport, 160 km from Karauli.
Gangapur rail head is 81km from Karauli is the closest rail head.
Karauli is well connected to Gangapur by road and well served by buses.
In summer 31 -46 C and In winter 8- 28 C and best visited from October to March.