Dholpur is one of the most ancient districts in Rajasthan, it can be dated back to the time of Lord Buddha. It has always been a major city under various rulers from Maurayan empire to Gupta period. Around the 8th to 10th century it was under the rule of Chauhans and later Mohammed Gauri ruled over it in 1194 CE. The district was constituted in 1982 comprising four tehsils of Bharatpur namely Dholpur, Rajakhera, Bari and Baseri. It is situated in eastern parts of Rajasthan.
Demographics of Dholpur
Total Population: 1,207,293
Area: 3,084 sq km
Sex ratio: 928
Average literacy: 70.14 %
Major Religion: Hinduism
Languages spoken: Hindi, Rajasthani
Places to see in Dholpur
Following are the tourist destinations in dholpur:
1. Machkund Temple
2. National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary
5. Ramsagar Sanctuary
6. Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary
Dholpur market: famous for its tanning, carpentry, black smithy, rope making etc. It is also famous for Silk sarees, kurta and many leather goods.
Local Bus: There are separate buses available for different routes.
Taxi/ cab: Taxis are available throughout the city.
Auto Rickshaws: This is also a good mode of transport which is easily available.
Rental Cars: If you can spend a few extra bucks, go for a rented car and roam in ease.
How to reach Dholpur
No matter in which Indian state you are, the city of dholpur is connected to major cities of the country by Indian Railways via Dholpur Junction.
Thanks to the national highway connectivity, Bus or private vehicle from different parts of the country.
If you can manage to spend some extra bucks you can reach here by airways too. There are number of flights throughout the day to and from different Indian cities and within the state. The nearest airport is Agra airport.