Situated about 130 km from Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan which is rich in heritage and wildlife. From offering the sight of the Royal Bengal Tiger in action to a view of Princess Padmavati’s sati site, the place is a tourist attraction and has grabbed the attention of photographers, especially those interested in wildlife.
Recently, Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor visited the place on New Year and even ejoyed a jungle safari. If you are planning an exotic trip next weekend with your family members or close knitted friends, Ranthambore National Park is your paradise as it was once the hunting grounds of Jaipur’s Maharajas.
It is located at the junction of the Aravali and Vindhya hill ranges and covers an area of 400 sq kms approximately. Here are 5 serene attractions of Ranthambore that you should check out on your next trip to one of North India’s largest national parks:
1. Ranthambore Fort
Believed to have been constructed by the Chauhan’s in the 10th century, Ranthambore Fort stands atop a hill of 700 ft as it was built for safety measures. Nestled deep inside the Ranthambore National Park, the fort boasts of seven towering gates – Ganesh Pol, Andheri Pol, Navlakha Pol, Hathi Pol, Satpol, Suraj Pol and Delhi Pol. Mahadeo Chhatri, Toran Dwar, and Sametonki Haveli apart from domes, stone pathways, thick walls, water tanks and temples.
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