Founded by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh in the 17th century, Sawai Madhopur is a city in the Indian State of Rajasthan. Annually, 19th January is observed as the foundation day in this city. Just like the other regions of Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur is a frequented place and has its own importance. This city is nicknamed 'The Tiger City' because it houses Ranthambhore National Park. Tourists from the different directions of the country swarm to Sawai Madhopur across the year.
Spanning a gross area of 59 square kilometers, Sawai Madhopur is surrounded with the hillocks of Aravali. A major portion of its land is a craggy terrain and is fed by the waters of the river Chambal. The climate of this city is described as subtropical dry in nature. The summers are scorching as the median temperatures range between 35°C-46°C. The winters are pleasant because the mercury levels fall below 25°C and make it comfortable to relish the outdoor activities.
Sawai Madhopur offers various tourist attractions to its visitors. One can pay a flying visit to Ranthambhore National Park where a distinguished fauna like the tiger, jaguar, elephant etc. can be spotted. Sawai Madhopur also houses the fort of Ranthambhore that attracts historians, Shilpa-Gram crafts complex, Rajiv Gandhi Region Museum of Natural History, and much more places.