Excursions from Jaipur (Side Trips)
Famous for the countrys largest inland salt lake, is an ancient city.
It was the first capital of the Chauhan dynasty. Sakambhari, as it was
founded near the temple of Goddess Sakambhari, famous for its holy
Devyani tank, the palace and the nearby Naliasar: where the 3rd
century onwards sculptures and terracottas were found in excavation.
This place is situated on the Sambhar-Naraina Road.
ค VIRATNAGAR - 86
K.m. on the Shahpura-Alwar road, The site of ancient Viratnagar is of
great antiquity. It contains the relics and structures of Mauryan,
Mugal and Rajput periods.
ค RAMGARH LAKE -
(28 Kms) the huge artificial lake, a popular picnic spot. The ruins of
the old fort and the temple of Jamwa Mata indicate that it was the
seat of power of the Kachhawahas before they moved to Amer.
ค SAMODE - (40 kms)
a quaint village amidst the hills, the Samode palace set in fairy tale
surrounding, has beautiful wall paintings & mirror works, now this is
a heritage hotel.
ค BAGRU - (35 Kms.)
the village on the Ajmer road, is known for its hand block printing,
the characteristic prints are called as Bagru prints. The fort here is
still in a good condition.
ค SANGANER - (16
Kms.) another centre of hand block printed textile and hand made
paper. The town is entered through the ruins of two Tripolias (Triple
Gateways) The town is an important centre for crafts industry and
produces some of the finest hand printed textiles from units of block
and screen printers. This textile is popular all over country and
Tourist Places in Jaipur