Dholpur - 3 Attractions You Must Visit


About Dholpur

District Dholpur is situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan. it is bordered by Bharatpur district of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the south, Karauli district to the west and Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh to the east.

Types of Attractions in Dholpur

Activities Around

List of Attractions in Dholpur

Kaila Mata Mandir

Kaila Mata Mandir

Hindu Temples

A Hindu temple in the district of Dhaulpur. less attracted by the tourists.

Machkund temple

Machkund temple

Hindu Temples

It has a reservoir surrounded by a series of temples of different dates. The name comes from a Raja Muchkund, who is believed to have ruled 14 generations before Rama (from the Ramayana glory). King Muchkund was son of legendary king Mandhata. There are also the ruins of an ancient fort (1286) built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq.

Shergarh Fort Dholpur

named after Sher Shah Suri. now in ruins, is said to be more than 3,000 years old. It is located to the south of the city, next to the Chambal River. As per historical records, this fort was first built by King Maldev in 1532. Sher Shah attacked and captured it. It had, then, been rechristened after Sher Shah Sur who restored the fort in 1540 AD to protect the Afghan kingdom from the onslaughts the Mewar in mid 16th century on the western frontier.

Map of attractions in Dholpur


For more information about Dholpur, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dholpur_district