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Ranthambore is one of the destinations of Rajasthan which is located in Sawai Madhopur district of south eastern state of Rajasthan. It is situated around hundred and eighty kilometers from the city of Jaipur. Rathambhore is located at the gathering point of Vindhya Hill ranges as well as Aravalli Hill ranges. This is a great place for the ones that are nature as well as wildlife enthutiasts.
Ranthambore National Park:This is one of the most visited attractions of Rathambhore tour as it is rich in flora and fauna. It is located at the junction of Vindhya hill as well as Aravalli hill ranges. It is spread about an area of four hundred kilometers. In the past it was actually the land of hunting for Maharaja Jaipur which then converted into a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1955. Around 1973 this place came under the the project of tiger which aimed at preserving the number of depleting tigers in India. In the years 1981 it received the status of National park. This is actually one of the bets places for seeing Bengal tigers. You will be able to see tigers during the day time also. This wildlife sanctuary comprises of three hundred and twenty species of birds which also includes migratory birds, thirty five reptile species as well as forty mammals species. Ranthambore fort :This is one of the amazing fort which is located near the well known Rathambhore National Park.This fort was built by the Chauhan rulers in the tenth century and it is nearly seven hundred feet on top of the surrounding plain. The various aspects of this fort are temples, huge gates, tanks as well as huge walls that grab the attention of the tourists. The fort comprises of 3 Hindu temples which are dedicated ti Lord Ganesha, Lord Shiva as well as Lord Ramaji. These are the temples that were constructed around twelvth and thirteenth century. These temples are made from red karauli stone. It also comprises of the Jain temple of Lord Sambhavnath that is third Tirthankar as well as Lord Sumatinath that is firth Tirthankar. This is laos one of the major attraction. This fort had been in the past captured by the rulers and so it is a part of history.
Traveling to this Pink city is not at all a difficult task from metro's like Mumbai Delhi etc. it is easily accessible by road, air and also railways. There are continuous domestic flights and trains available which can take you to this city. As you can also travel by road you can always hire the private cab which will drop you to the desired place in Jaipur. Traveling by road will make things greatly interesting because you can here take a look at the lush green valleys and the chirpy birds.