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The Trinetra Ganesha Temple – Best Places to Visit in Ranthambore

When we say “Pratham Ganesha ” in Hindu religion, it is believed to be the Trinetra Ganesha of Ranthambore. Located in Ranthambore fort of Rajasthan state of India, The Trinetra Ganesha Temple is the famous and oldest temple of Lord Ganesha in Rajasthan that comprises his whole family all together at one place. The temple is about 12 kms from Sawai Madhopur and is well established in Ranthambore fort. The temple is built with red Karauli stone and has been one of the most popular religious tourist attractions for ages. Lord Ganesha in Hindu Mythology is said to be the god of wish fulfillment. He is also the god of wealth, fortune, wisdom and education. Every year thousands of devotees send letters and marriage invitations to get the divine blessings of Lord Ganesha. It’s a symbol of hope to get their wishes fulfilled.

Amareshwar Mahadev Temple

Amareshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the major religious attractions at Ranthambore in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. It is situated on the road between Ranthambore National Park and Sawai Madhopur. It is far away 3 km from Ganesh-Dham (Ranthambore National Park Entry Gate). The temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and it nestled in the high hills. It is believed that Amareshwar Mahadev is 1200 years of age temple as old as Ranthambore Fort.

The temple is visited by a number of pilgrims and tourists who come here to pay their respects to the deity. Apart from its religious and historic significance, the temple attracts so many tourists because of the surrounding natural beauty and wild life. The temple has an enchanting waterfall and beautiful groves in its vicinity. During the rainy season, it has a waterfall that falls into a pond from 42 feet high. That’s why; it has emerged as a major picnic spot for the residents of Sawai Madhopur.It is the place where you can buy the fresh guava fruits just entrance gate of Amareshwar Mahadev Temple in the winter time. Anyone can taste delicious and fresh guava fruits while you are going to safari from 1 to 5 zones.

Village Women Craft Ranthambore

Rajasthan is well-known for its rich and vibrant culture and tradition. The womenfolk of Rajasthan love colors. Right from their clothes to the art and craft they make the state is always in a demonstration of colors. Rajasthan’s women are passionate about handwork and crafts and the government has given them every encouragement and concession. One of the famous craft villages of Rajasthan is the Village Women Craft located at RIICO industrial area in Ranthambore. Here, the ladies make all the traditional craft and artwork of Rajasthan. Tourists can watch the artisans at work and purchase whatever they like at the stores. 

The Village Women Craft, Ranthambore helps the local women to be financially and socially comfortable, thereby encouraging the continuation of the traditional arts and crafts. 

Surwal Lake, Ranthambore

Rajasthan is known for its diverse topography. Among the hills of the Aravallis and Vindhyan has nestled a sanctuary for a variety of wild animals and birds. On the outskirts of the Ranthambore National Park in the Sawai Madhopur district, the famous lake is Surwal Lake of Ranthambore. Surwal Lake is a seasonal lake and home to almost 300 species of birds. About 10 km from Sawai Madhopur Township, is the Surwal Lake, a quiet sojourn amidst the dense forests of Ranthambore. The Lake is not situated inside the Ranthambore National Park and is free to access even when the national park is not open and there are not many restrictions for visiting and bird watching as in the national park.

The lake is beautiful in the winter months between October and March with plenty of water and lush vegetation surrounding it.

Chauth Mata Temple

At a distance of 25 km from Sawai Madhopur Railway Station and 33 km from Ranthambore National Park, Chauth Mata Temple is a popular temple situated at Chauth Ka Bharwara in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan.

This ancient temple was built by Maharaja Bhim Singh in 1942 CE. He brought the idol of Chauth Mata from Pachala, 15 km from Bharwara, and placed it atop a hill. Later a temple was built there. Thus the place came to be known as Chauth Ka Bharwara. Chauth Mata is the main deity of the ruler of this region. The Chauth Mata Temple also has a beautiful idol of Lord Ganesha and Lord Bhairav in the main area.

The temple is situated atop a hill with an arch at the entrance known as Toran Dwar. A long flight of steps lead to the temple with imposing Rajput architectural style. It is a double storied temple complex with interior made of marble & tile work with divine motifs on a well decorated panel. The visitors here can see a bird’s-eye view of the meadows and the beautiful landscapes.

Since it is situated on a hilltop,

Mansarovar Dam

Experience absolute serenity at this majestic water body, and enjoy the delicate wildlife around it.

Situated in the south-western fringes of the Ranthambhore National Park and approximately 20 km from the main city, Mansarovar Dam is a world of its own.The formidable structure of the Mansarovar Dam creates a walled boundary for the national reserve. A perennial water source, it attracts birds, both native and migratory, to quench their thirst and breed at its banks. This site is perfect for photography enthusiasts and bird watchers who want to get an up-close and personal experience with nature.The water of this dam is used all year round to irrigate the fields in Rajasthan and beholds some of the most fantastic marine life, and if you fancy fishing, the calm surface of the dam provides an ideal backdrop to throw in a rod and catch some.