Thursday, April 14

Neemrana Fort - Jaipur

Neemrana town in Alwar and is located on the Delhi-Jaipur highway. Neemrana has got its name from a valiant local chieftain named Nimola Meo. He had to suffer defeat at the hands of the Chauhans and appealed that his name should be given to his lost kingdom. Neemrana is an ideal base to explore the surrounding destinations that have lots in store to offer to visitors. A trip to Neemrana is incomplete without a visit to the Neemrana Fort, which is the most popular among the tourist attractions in Neemrana. Neemrana Fort is located on a high hillock and it commands magnificent views of the surrounding nature beauty. When you step inside this hotel, you will virtually get transported to an entirely different world. The ambiance is simply captivating and features period furniture, antique works of art and frescoed paintings. The nearby town of Kesroli is located at a distance of 155 kms from Delhi and is an ideal base for exploring the grandeur and natural beauty of Rajasthan. This place is only some distance from Neemrana and excursions from Neemrana would be ideal for exploring this magnificent town that has also its mention in the mythology. 
According to the historians this place can be traced to Matsya Janapada of the Mahabharata times. Here you will come across some of the oldest remains of a Buddhist Vihara where the Pandavas are believed to have spent the last year of their exile. One can catch a glimpse of the reclining statue of Hanuman; memorial of the ruler saint Bhartrihari and Talavriksha with very old water reservoirs. 

General Information about Neemrana Fort Palace:
Location: Neemrana on Jaipur – Delhi Highway
State: Rajasthan
Capital: Jaipur
Language: Mewari, Hindi, English
Best Season: September to March
How to Reach Neemrana Fort Palace:
By Air :
Neemrana Fort-Palace is India’s oldest heritage resort. It is also Rajasthan’s closest palace from New Delhi, situated at 122 kms. on the Delhi-Jaipur highway – only 100 kms from Delhi’s international airport.
By Rail :
Delhi is connected to almost all the cities in the country by super-fast and express trains. The city of Delhi has three major railway stations at Delhi, Old Delhi, and Nizamuddin. Luxury trains like the Palace-on-Wheels; Fairy Queen, and Royal Orient Express can be taken from Delhi Cantonment railway station. Rajdhani Express trains connect Delhi from the state capitals. Shatabdi Express trains connect Delhi to the neighboring cities.
By Road :
New Delhi is connected to all the major cities of the northern India through road.