Enshrined in the Puranas, Ghushmeshwar Temple is invented to 12th & last of Jyotirlingas of the God Shiva. Situated at Siwar village, Sawai Madhopur, Ghushmeshwar Temple has various mythological stories weaved around it. The most noticeable, & popular story with this tells of the greatness of Lord Shiva, who resuscitated his devotee Ghusma’s son, & even promised to abide in the Devagiri hills.
The imposing Khandar Fort is a place worth visiting & is situated just 45 kilometers from Sawai Madhopur. This wonderful fortification was long ruled by Sisodia Kings of Mewar after which it was taken over by Mughals. It is assumed that the king of this fort never lost the war.
Ranthambore National Park
It is the most well-known wildlife park in north India. The park is situated at 11 kilometers distance from the main city. This park has a large number of tigers. The authorities take good care of tigers & create a healthy environment to breed them. This endangered species is a major attraction of this National Park. The Ranthambore National Park houses numerous other species of animals & birds such as nilgai, hyena, chital, sloth bears, wild boars, & so on. Individuals can go through this Ranthambore National Park by availing safari offered here. Ranthambore National Park encompasses the beautiful lakes, named Malik Talab, Raj Bagh Talab, & Padam Talab.
Rameshwaram ghat lies at the union of two rivers Chambal & Banas. It is 60 kilometers away from this city. Most of the tourists love to visit there due to the scenic beauty & wildlife. During Shivratri, an annual fair is held every year when thousands of devotees visit this Rameshwaram Ghat. Also, it is the place for a large number of seasonal birds.
It is the oldest fort of Rajasthan. It was built in the eighth century by the Chauhan dynasty. The fort is located five kilometers inside the wildlife sanctuary. And, it is the UNESCO World Heritage Site & one of the major Sawai Madhopur tourism attractions. Perched on the 700 feet high hill, Ranthambore fort provides an astonishing view of surrounding lakes & national parks. Moreover, there are also some most attractive destination – taran dwar, the 32 pillared chhatris, & Sameton ki Haveli.
Sawai Madhopur experiences the best tropical climate. The summers of the city are usually very hot but people interested in architecture visit this city during this time to see the best of everything.