Ramgarh Lake - Jaipur

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 Ramgarh Lake - Jaipur

Ramgarh Lake

Ramgarh Lake was a man-made lake which is located close to Jamwa Ramgarh in the state of Rajasthan, India. The lake received water last time in the year 1999 and become dry since 2000. Ramgarh Lake is about 30 kms from Jaipur and when it is filled with water it spreads over an area of 15.5 square kms. Earlier, the lake was the major basis for the supply of water to the city of Jaipur. Ramgarh Lake is a very famous place for picnic, mostly after the rainy season.

The dense forest surrounding the lake and the nearby areas is home to different type of wild animals like neelgai, chital and lions and was declared a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1982 by the Government of India. There are ruins of an old fort and shrines of Jambwa Mata also.
 

History of Ramgarh Lake

Ramgarh was once a hunting place for the Maharajas of Jaipur. Over the years, the area has been converted into a heritage place. The heritage hotel at Ramgarh now stands regally overlooking the Ramgarh Lake which extends over an area of about 15.5 sq. kms.

At the time of 1982 Asian Games a rowing event was held on Ramgarh Lake. The dense forest near Ramgarh Lake is residence of many wildlife species such as lions, Chital and Neelgai. Hence, it has been declared a Wildlife Sanctuary by the Government of India since 1982.
 

Important Highlights of the Place

Ramgarh Lake extends over an area of about 5 kms, it is a very famous tourist spot in Ramgarh. The lake also offers recreation facilities like boating between the months of October and June. The Polo ground at Ramgarh is considered as one of the finest Polo grounds of India. It is situated between the Aravalli Hills and Ramgarh Lake. Another prominent attraction in Ramgarh is the shrine of Jamwa Mata. The temple is located at a downward path of Ramgarh Lake. It was founded by Rao Dulherao of the Kachhwaha tribe of Jaipur.
 

Best Time to Visit Ramgarh Lake

Best Season to visit Ramgarh is from October to March. Ramgarh Lake, with its picturesque beauty, is enclosed by striking wildlife species, mainly birds, and is also a well-known Polo ground. The Jamwa Mata temple and the hunting lodge, all combine to make it a prominent tourist spot in Jaipur. This lake is the most preferred picnic place for locals. So, Ramgarh is a worth visit place in Jaipur.
 

How to Reach Ramgarh Lake

By Rail
The nearest railway station from Ramgarh is Jaipur Junction.

By Road
Ramgarh is linked by road. Daily buses operate from Jaipur to Ramgarh.

By Air
From Ramgarh the nearest airport is Sanganer Airport of Jaipur which is well connected with all the major cities of India.

 

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