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A historic town, established by Ajab Singh Rajawat, son of Madho Singh ji of Jaipur. This town is near to Bhangarh which is considered as one of the most haunted places of India. Name of Ajabgarh also in use by locals with Bhangarh.
As per one of the folklore story, these places were center of black magic and people used to beat each other in competition. Many stories revolves around the black magician and princess of the area. But as per one of the source it is believed that these historic towns became ruins due to their war to each-other.
Aspura is a mystic village in the lap of Aravalli Hills, Rajasthan. Established 500 years ago, it was where the saint, Ram Das medidated and found spiritual liberation to bring its name, ‘As’, where wishes come true. It is located 75km North of Jaipur city not far off the SH 37 highway. While rug weaving is the most common expression of art in the region, you’ll find maandana, mojri and mehandi being practiced as well. The towns spiritual significance is highlighted by a unique temple in the vicinity.
Manpura-Macheri are 2 villages brought together as one because of their proximity. Part of the Samode region, this historical town was started by a landlord (zamindar) called Man Singh Shekhawat 450 years ago. It is located 40km North of Jaipur, Rajasthan, a small detour off the NH 48 highway. It is home to craftsmen in weaving and leather work, and you will see hints of a retained heritage in the architecture of the village. Its fields and hills in the scenery keep it connected to mother-nature.
Samode is a village in Rajasthan, which belonged to the landlords known as ‘zamindars’ (in Hindi language) of the principal Thakurs of the state of Amber. It shot into prominence due to the Thakurs lineage traced to Maja Rajveer Singhji, the 17th prince of the house of Kacchwaha Rajput. Samode was bequeathed to Gopal Singhji one of his 12 sons, as a noble feudatory of the Amber and Jaipur principality. Samode was, even then, considered a very rich town under the kingdom of Amber.
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