Friday, 8 July 2011

Sirohi, Rajasthan

Sirohi is a city in southern Rajasthan state in western India. It is the administrative headquarters of Sirohi District, and was formerly the capital of the princely state of the same name. Nearest railway station to Sirohi is Sirohi Road station.

In 1405, Rao Sobhaji founded the town of Shivpuri on the western slope of Siranwa Hill. Shivpuri today lies in ruins. In 1425, his son and successor, Sehastramal (or Sahastramal, Sehastramal), founded a fortress on the eastern slope of the same hill, which became his capital and grew into the present-day town of Sirohi.

Places to See:

Sirohi fort on Siranwa Hill

markundeshwar mahadeo mandir

chandrawati nagari

kambeshwar mahadeo mandir

vishnu, dattatriya and bramha mandir basantgarh

Ambeshwarji temple

Fort of Sirohi (Kesar Villa palace)

Pavapuri (temple of Jainism)

Sarneshwar Mahadev temple

Maa Vaarahi Temple (Maandva)


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