Kishangarh Tourism
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Kishangarh Tourism

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Kishangarh Info

  • State: Rajasthan
  • Famous for/as: Heritage
Kishangarh is a municipal council, which is situated in Ajmer District of the state of Rajasthan. This city is located around 18 miles north-west of the city of Ajmer. It is famous for Kishangarh style of painting, which includes the beautiful depiction of a courtesan named Bani Thani. Moreover, in the past few years, Kishangarh has emerged as the marble city of India.

Kishangarh is popular among tourists for its temple of nine planets, which is unique. The princely state of Kishangarh was founded in 1609 by Jodhpur Prince Kishan Singh. A princely flag of Kishangarh, named Coat of Arms, was established in 1893. This city was once the capital of the princely state situated in the Rajputana Agency.

From 1840 to 1879, Kishangarh was under the rule of Prithvi Singh and was succeeded by his son Sardul Singh. Brijraj Singhji is the present Maharaja of Kishangarh. The destination is famous for its various tourist sites such as Phool Mahal Palace, Khoda Ganesh and Kishangarh Fort. Kishangarh city is also famous for the trading of granite and marble, along with the whole sale markets of red chillies. The Kishangarh paintings are known for the extensive use of colour green, depiction of landscapes and elongation of human faces.

Jaipur Airport, which is located around 135 km away from the destination, is the nearest airport. Ajmer Railway Station is the closest railhead from Kishangarh, which is located at around 27 km. State buses for the destination are operational from Agra, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Bharatpur. Gangaur festival, during the months of July and August, is the ideal time to visit Kishangarh. The best time to visit in Kishangarh is between October and March.  



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