Kishangarh

27km northeast of the sacred city of Ajmer, Kishangarh is known for being the place of origin for the one of the several famous schools of Indian miniature painting. Bani Thani miniature painting, one of the works of the Kishangarh school, by Kishangarh master Nihal Chand has attracted the attention of the world.

Phool Mahal Palace, now a hotel, serves as the residence of the royal family of Kishangarh. 25 km from the Kishangarh town is located the Roopangarh fort which once served the capital of the princely state of Kishangarh. Founded in 1653 by Roop Singh, the fifth ruler of Kishangarh, the Roopangarh fort has now been converted into a modern hotel.

Today Kishangarh also happens to be the largest marble market in Asia.

In order to reach Kishangarh by air, you can take a flight to the airport at Jaipur which is the nearest airport. Jaipur airport, some 110 km away from Kishangarh, is connected by flights with major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai and Jodhpur.

Ajmer railway station, 22 km away from Kishangarh is the nearest railhead. Kishangarh is well connected with motorable road via GVK Express on the Ajmer- Jaipur Highway.



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