Best Sightseeing Places in Karauli
Kaila Devi Temple:
It is a Hindu religion temple, which is known to be one of the 9 Shakti peeths of Hindu
Goddess Durga. This temple is situated on the banks of Kalisil River at a distance of 23
KM from the Karauli city. The Kaila Devi Fair is conducted here.
The Gufa temple is known to be the original temple of Kaila Devi. It falls under the
jungle of the Ranthambore. The devotees walk nearly 8–10 KM from the town in order
to reach this temple and have darshan.
Kaila Devi Sanctuary:
Located close to the temple, Kaila Devi sanctuary houses variety of wildlife animals
including Chinkaras, Jackal, Nilgai and Leopards along with bids such as Sandpipers
and Kingfishers. This sanctuary spreads up to Ranthambhore National Park and is an
ideal picnic spot.
City Palace Karauli:
Constructed during the reign of Arjun Pal, the founder of Karauli in 14th century, now
City Palace only has some remains. The structure, which one can see in the name of
City Palace was erected by Rajas Gopal Singh during 18th century. The present City
Palace of Karauli has various colors like red, off-white and white stone that were used in
its structure and painted with bright colors.
Madan Mohan Temple:
Situated close to city palace, Madan Mohan temple is dedicated to Hindu Lord Vishnu.
It is believed by devotees to be auspicious to visit Govindji, Gopinathji temple of Jaipur
and Madan Mohan temple on the same day.
Karauli Cattle Fair:
On the day of Maha Shivratri festival, the Karauli cattle fair is organised where
thousands of cattle gather in Karauli's Mela Gate area. There are competitions which
providing entertainment as well as a chance to pick up the best cattle. Besides cattles,
visitors can Jodhpuri brassware, Nagauri bead necklaces and horn decorations. So,
make sure you visit these beautiful attractions during your Karauli tour.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Bhanwar Vilas Palace, Timangarh Fort, Amargarh Fort, Kalyanji Temple, Ramathra Fort
and Shri Mahavir Ji Temple are some other famous attractions of Karauli.
Best Time for Holidaying in Karauli
The best season to visit Karauli is between September and March. However, it has
been noted that domestic as well as foreign tourists visit this place during the months of
March and April, when the annual fair is conducted in Kaila Devi Temple. So, plan your
Karauli trip accordingly and enjoy best of this place.
Must Buy Things from Karauli
In Karauli, you can go shopping for some exclusive stuff like, embroidered leather jootis,
exquisitely carved gold and silver jewelry, printed fabrics, steel utensils and religious
products, antiques, colorful bangles, colorful handicrafts etc. The Karauli main market
is the best place to buy such items. So, enjoy the most of your Karauli vacation by
shopping for your favorite items and handicraft souvenirs in the city.
Explore Options to Reach Karauli
Before booking Karauli holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can
reach to this beautiful city of Rajasthan.
Sanganer airport (Jaipur Airport) is the closest airport to Karauli. You can easily
hire taxis or cabs to reach here.
The closest railway stations near Karauli are Piloda Railway Station (38.3 KM)
and Khandip Railway Station (40 KM). You can avail regular bus and cab services from
here to reach Karauli.
The district of Karauli is well connected by the network of road to other major
and minor cities and towns of Rajasthan and the rest of India. This district is around 170
KM away from Jaipur (the capital city of Rajasthan). There are number of private and
government buses plying between Karauli and rest of Rajasthan cities. You can hire a
taxi to move around.