An erstwhile princely state, Karauli is a city and district located in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This region emerged during the times of Mahabharata. It is said that in 995 AD, the Ahirs used to be the ruling authorities of Karauli but, were dominated by the Gujjar and Meena castes for a longer period of time. After the war between Gujjar and Meena caste, Karauli came under the control of the British.
Hoisted at 900 feet above the sea level, Karauli rests on the tail of murky Aravali ranges. It shares its borders with Dausa in North, Madhya Pradesh in South, Sawai Madhopur in West, and Dhaulpur in East. Its geographical location defines its climate as humid in nature. During summers, the median mercury levels shoot up to 40°C, whereas, stay constant between 25°C-28°C during winters.
Karauli is dotted with beautiful travel destinations. The intriguing Hindu shrines like Mehandipur Balaji, Kali Devi, Gomti Dham, and palatial buildings like Karauli Ka Mahal, Bhanwar Vilas, Timangarh Fort etc. are major places of interest.