Sited at a distance of about 42 kilometers from the city of Jaipur, Madhogarh lies on the Jaipur-Agra National Highway 11 (NH11). If you are planning a weekend full of fun and frolic along with your family and have the mind of being touristy and seeing places of historic importance, then Madhogarh will not fail your expectations.
While travelling to Madhogarh and touring its interiors, what can and must also be seen without skipping are the battle fields where the war of Tunga took place.
Additionally what can also be seen in Madhogarh is an ancient and antique baori which is five floors high.
If you’re on the religious side then we suggest you also pay your respect and a visit to the Nai Ka Nath Shiv Mandir (नई का नाथ, शिव मंदिर). A temple that holds religious importance for the Hindus, this is nestled near Madhogarh itself.
Every year a fair is organised near the Nai Ka Nath Shiv Mandir (नई का नाथ, शिव मंदिर) where devotees turn up in a number that crosses thousands.
Not only religious spots near Madhogarh, the place is gorgeously outfitted with a natural medical centre and also a yoga and meditation centre. These places are also visited by people and they get their medical treatment done here in a natural and a subtle way.
Some parts of Madhogarh have been converted into a hotel and the same is under the caretaking of the former owner of that place, Thakur Shiv Pratap Singh. The hotel is equipped well to suit to and cater to all the needs and requirements of the visitors.
400 years ago, Madhogarh was established by Maharaja Madhosingh. Maharaja Ramsingh II was married into the family of Madhogarh. He gifted this palace to Thakur Pratap Singh as a memorable bequest.
Madhogarh and Tunga have been places of historical importance for the wars that took place in these places. The final battle between Jaipur’s Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and Mahad Ji Sindhiya from the Marathas took place on July 28, 1787 on the grounds of Madhogarh and Tunga. The war began around 09:00 am in the morning and concluded an hour later after the day observed its sunset.
The army of the Marathas was under the control and guidance of the well-known Bennett D Bua.
He was the most trustworthy general of the army of Sindhiya. He had a record of never losing a battle.
In the war of Tunga-Madhogarh, the victory of Jaipur’s Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh over the Marathas is said to be a notable victory of the past. It is said that even today in the areas of Tunga-Madhogarh, weapons which have acquired rust and also remains (bones) of the deceased soldiers can be seen.