Located at a distance of 18 miles north-west of Ajmer, Kishangarh is a historical city and
a municipality in Ajmer district in the royal state of Rajasthan. Kishangarh is the known
worldwide to be the birthplace of the Kishangarh style of painting, which is known for
the striking illustration of a courtesan namely, 'Bani Thani'. In addition, it is the only
place having a temple of nine planets in the world. Lately, Kishangarh rose as the
Marble City of India by producing fine quality of marble. It serves as a wholesale market
for red chilies and is popular for the trade of marble and granite. So, checkout the
beautiful art forms of Kishangarh by booking Kishangarh holiday packages offered by
Best Sightseeing Places in Kishangarh
Prior planning your Kishangarh vacation you should be familiar with where you must
visit during the trip.
Constructed in the year 1649 by Maharaja Roop Singh, this magnificent fort of
Kishangarh is an epitome of the Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture. It is an
excellent showcase of the marvelous grandeur of both the sober styles. The fort is also
named after its ruler and popularly called 'Roopangarh Fort'. It has witnessed many
patronizing deeds of its rulers towards art, music, architecture and poetry. In fact, this
fort has played a pivotal role in inspiration of the arts and culture of Rajasthan. The
famous 'Kishangarh School of Art', which evolved the world famous 'Bani Thani style
of miniature paintings', originated here during the 18th century. So, don't give a miss to
visit this attraction on your Kishangarh travel.
Phool Mahal Palace:
This palace was constructed in 1870, which served as the royal palace of the Maharaja
of Kishangarh. This palace is located in the centre of the city and has now been
converted into a boutique hotel to offer comfy stay to tourists. Tourists can enjoy the
Rajasthani music, dance and see Rajasthani art in this hotel.
Best Time for Holidaying in Kishangarh
Kishangarh experiences a hot and dry summers with cool and pleasant winter season.
Therefore, the best time to enjoy sightseeing and other tourist activities in this city
is from the month of October to March. So, plan your Kishangarh trip during these
Must Buy Things from Kishangarh
Kishangarh is a perfect connoisseur of art, miniature paintings and types of art for
visitors and tourists. The Kishangarh School of Art makes it special worldwide. So, you
can buy exclusive miniature Kishangarh paintings (Bani Thani) as souvenirs and home
décor to take back home for your loved ones.
Explore Options to Reach Kishangarh
Before booking your Kishangarh holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this city. To know more, read on:
Jaipur Airport (around 135 KM) is the closest airbase to Kishangarh. The airport
connects the city to various domestic flights to the various major cities of India. You can
take taxis or private cars to reach the city.
The Ajmer railway station (27 KM away) is the closest railway station to Kishangarh.
For road transportation, state buses from Agra, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Bharatpur and
Jaisalmer are available to Kishangarh. It falls on NH-8 of India connecting it to other
state of India. Select any of the traveling modes and come for an unforgettable