Karauli is a picturesque and attractive old fortified municipality which is situated at a distance of 178 kms away from Jaipur in the northern Rajasthan state of India. The municipality of Karauli was build by Raja Arjun Pal in 1346 AD. In the starting time, the town was recognized as Kalyanpuri which was named after the local divinity Kalyanji. The prepared city of Karauli is together with this by the walls of Red stonework with tower for security. Presently, these defenses are in ruins, yet it boast of eleven posterns, six gates. Karauli is well-known for the shrine of Madan Mohanji. Karauli is also famous for the fair which take place at Kaila Devi temple each year. Languages which are generally spoken in Karauli are Rajasthani, Hindi and Marwari.
Best place to visit in Karauli
Mehandipur in Karauli
Mehandipur Balaji Mandir is a well-known Hindu temple, mandir in Dausa region of Rajasthan, devoted to the Hindu God Hanuman. The name Balaji is applied to Shri Hanuman in some parts of India because the childhood form of the Lord is specially celebrated there. The temple is devoted to Balaji, unlike similar spiritual sites it is situated in a town rather than the country side. Its status for ritualistic exorcism and healing of evil spirits attract many pilgrims from Rajasthan and elsewhere. The old village Mehandipur is situated nearby the small hill. Old village is not well urbanized.
Hindaun in Karauli
Hindaun is a Block in Karauli region of the Indian state of Rajasthan in India. It is a sub-divisional headquarter, its populace is about 4.5 lakh. The Block covers an region of 700 sq kms and it is biggest Block in Karauli. According to Census 2011 information the Sub-district code of Hindaun Block is 00522. There are approximately 165 villages with a few towns in Hindaun block.
Keladevi near Karauli
Kaila Devi Temple is a Hindu temple located in the Kaila Devi Village of Karauli region, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The closest cities are Karauli (23 km), Hindaun City (58 km) and Gangapur City (34 km). The temple is situated on the banks of the Kalisil River, a tributary of the Banas River in the hill of Aravali.
Best time to visit Karauli
It is to be highly noted that the native, foreign tourists can visit this district between “March and April” when the yearly fair is conduct in Kaila Devi temple. During the rest of the year also is the most excellent time to visit this particular region. It is to be remember that between June to September, this area faces rainy season. If you are at ease with rainy season then these months are also a enjoyable months to visit this particular district.
How to reach Karauli
By Air : The district of Karauli is well linked by the network of road to other minor and major towns and cities of Rajasthan, rest of India. This district is almost 170 km away from Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. There are many of government and private buses plying between Karauli, rest of Rajasthan cities. The tourists can hire a taxi to move around, visit the minor and major destinations of this district.
By Train : The major two railway station that connect to Karauli is Gangapur railway and Hindaun City station. These railway stations are situated on Delhi-Kota main route, on the broad gauge of Northern Western Railway line. This particular railway line has good connectivity towards different parts of the country.
By Road : There are daily bus services from Karauli to Gangapur (81 km) and Jaipur (160 km) many private bus agencies provide tourists bus services from Karauli to other important cities.
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