A town in Rajasthan’s Sikar district, Sri Madhopur, is named after Sawai Madho Singh, the ruler of the state of Jaipur (present day Rajasthan). This is a beautiful town as all the buildings here are pink just like in the Pink City, Jaipur. This town acts as a market place for all the agricultural produce of the other villages nearby.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Sri Madhopur. But Jaipur, which is 73 km away, has a number of options for tourists like Hotel Mohan (Tariff –Rs. 1,000), Savi Regency Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,000) and Ace Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,000).
Hindi is the local language of Sri Madhopur.
The most important festivals celebrated in this town are Holi in March-April, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the major attractions near Sri Madhopur include Khandela (20 km), Govindgarh (25 km) and Shahpura (35 km).
How to Get There
Jaipur Airport (72 km) is the closest from the town.
Sri Madhopur has its own railway station. However, the major rail head connecting this place is Jaipur railway station, which is 72 km away.
Buses are available from Jaipur, New Delhi and Mount Abu. Vikas Travels cater to passengers on this route. If you want a cheap bus ticket for your holiday, log on to Ticketgoose.com.