Things to do
Fort a world heritage site by UNESCO was constructed by Nagil Jats in 944AD on
Rann and Thanboor hills. Later the fort was ruled by Mewar Kingdom. After that
Mughal Emperor Akbar ruled fort in 1559 and at the time of India’s independence
the fort was with the rulers of Jaipur Kingdom because the varieties of
religion and culture rulers ruled in Ranthambore it reflects in the monument,
sculptures of Ranthambore fort. The fort
gives a panoramic view of Ranthambore National park as it is situated 700 feet
above from the plain area. From the hills of fort to langurs of Ganesh temple
everything will mesmerize you. Many temples, jain temples, mosques are built up
by the rulers in their centuries inside Ranthambore fort. Ranthambore fort has
lot to give to its visitor like Ganesh Temple, Hammir Court, Badal Mahal, 36
Temple in Ranthambore
Temple in Ranthamboreis a hindu temple which was built by King Hameer
in 1299AD when the war was broke down between him and Ala-ud-din Khilji. Historians
believes that after the war gets over between King Hammer and King Allaudin
Khilji an idol stamped out from one of the walls of the fort with three eyes
that is why this temple was named as Trinetra Ganesh Temple after that Hammer
placed three idols with Trinetra Ganesh i.e. Riddhi Siddhi (his wife) and two
sons (Shub Labh) along with the idol of mushak (mouse, his vehicle).
Ranthambore Trinetra Ganesh Temple is very much famous in India because of its
unique tradition i.e. the first card in any of the hindu family goes to
Trinetra Ganesh Temple. Throughout the year devotees comes to Ganesh Temple to
invite Lord Ganesha in their functions and give the temple their function’s
card and every letter has been ready by the Pujari (priest) of Temple.
Mahal a magnificent small palace is nestled inside the Ranthambore forest on
the bank of Padam talao. Jogi Mahal (Palace) doest not seems less than a fairy
tell house in the mid of the jungle of Ranthambore. Near to jogi mahal a
world’s second largest banyan trees is situated which is again an addon for
Jogi Mahal. This Mahal was once a guest house for the Royals of Jaipur Kingdom.
Gandhi regional museum of natural history
Gandhi Museum is another best place to see Ranthambore which is located in
Ramsinghpura village on Ranthambore Road. It is the fourth number regional
museum of Natural History of India. The first regional museum of natural
history was built in Mysore in India. It was constructed in the total area of
7.2 acre land and it was opened to make people aware about the conservation of
natural heritage, plants, animals, reptiles of the region because every species
played a great role in our ecosystem. There are different galleries in
museum of Ranthambore which displays the
origin and evolution of life, Enviromental conservation, desert, biomes,
ecosphere and biodiversity of Rajasthan and specially Ranthambore. The Rajiv
Gandhi Museums timing are quite different from normal museum it remains open
from Tuesday to Sunday it remains closed on Mondays.
the amidst of the forest if someone wants to leave the real jungle boat life
National Chambal Sanctuary which lies in south of Ranthambore National Park on
the border of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states is a perfect wildlife
destination where visitor can spot the Gharials & Skimmers, Marsh
Crocodiles(Muggers), Indian Striped Hyenas, Jungle Cats, turtles, foxes, Golden
Jackals, Indian Wolves and rich birdlife. National Chambal Sanctuary is
important area for 320 species of resident and migratory birds.
School of Art
Art — if you want to see the art of Ranthambore this is the perfect studio to
see in Ranthambore. This Non-Governmental organization body was set up with the
aim to insert the top preadtor tiger in psyche of people. Ranthambore school of
arts admits students from the Ranthambore periphery villages to make aware
people for tiger conservation. It is also advisable to all school, educational
institute to take a visit of Ranthambore art gallery.
Tour in Ranthambore
take a real feel of village wildlife a village tour is highly recommendable in
Ranthambore surrounding areas because incredible India lies in village areas.
To explore the outskirts of Ranthambore camel ride is useful it will give the
visitors the real feel of village life, guest will see the villagers going to
water bodies of rural areas to take drinking water. Life in village areas are
very tough due to lack of waters supplies, electricity shortcut, tough roads,
improper education system but still people of villages are very happy and they
know how to cope up with all these difficulties and they know the reality
doesn’t lies in materialistic happiness. You will find old villager sitting
below the banyan tree telling their life experiences in village, people making
artistic goods, ornament, traditional clothes, block printing designs on
clothes and one of the most beautiful things is you will never find them
complaining to god they are very close to their god and starts and ends their
day by worship their lord.
the years the Ranthambore handicraft has become popular in all over the world.
Many big fashion designers, jewelry designers have launched their collection
with the name of Ranthambore by using the designs & material of
Ranthambore. In 1989 many villagers of Khilchipur and Sherpur have contributed
their lands for the royal predator conservation. After that some foundations
have contacted big firms to contribute and educate the villagers towards
handicraft and then educated contributors helped village women to convert their
traditional craft skill into a meaning full employment, income generation.
Today crafters use their skills at patchwork, block printing, and black pottery
to create quilts, bags, toys, and other souvenirs and the villager’s attitude
have changed towards education, purdah system, caste, creed. The income of
artisans has increased over the years now they have gas stoves to cook their
food, they started educating their girls child and now they have their pukka
small contribution can make a big change in someone life…..