Kishangadh, a city in Rajasthan’s Ajmer district, is famous for its unique style of painting, which depicts the Bani Thani, a painting with a story. This city was formed by Kishan Singh, a Jodhpur prince in 1609. Kishangadh has also earned the nickname of Marble City, as there are many marble quarries in the area. Visitors coming to this town can explore the several historical forts, temples and lakes.
Places to Stay
Those visiting Kishangadh can book accommodation in Pushkar, which is around 42 km away. Some of the budget hotels here are Hotel White House (Tariff – Rs.218), Hotel Hill View (Tariff – Rs.334) and Hotel Vaishali (Tariff – Rs.495).
The official language spoken in Kishangadh is Rajasthani.
The important festivals celebrated in Kishangadh are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Guru Purnima in July, Teej in August, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many sightseeing areas in Kishangadh. Some of these places include Gundolav Lake (3 km), Ransamand Lake (6 km), Shivaji Park (4 km), Kishangarh Fort (3 km), Phool Mahal Palace (3 km) and Khoda Ganesh, 10 km away from Kishangadh.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Jaipur, which is 108 km away from Kishangadh.
There is a railway station in Kishangadh, situated about 750 m away, connecting this city to nearby towns and states.
Frequent state-run and private buses from nearby cities and towns connect the city of Kishangadh. RSRTC and private bus operators such as Kalpana Travels and Shree Rishabh Travels run buses daily from Jaipur and Delhi to Kishangadh. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey.