Karauli, is one of the districts of Rajasthan. Karauli was officially founded in 1348 AD by the Yaduvanshi Rajput, Raja Arjun Pal. This holy city was originally known as Kalyanpuri, after the local deity Kalyanji. Karauli shares its boundary on the west by Dausa, South West by Sawaimadhopu, northeast by Dholpur and west north of Bharatpur. Karauli is famous for its geographical specialists and having full of natural beauty and covered by Vindhyanchal and Aravali mountains .In Karauli, one animal fair and two religious fairs are held. The religious fairs are held in March-April and Sept-Oct at the temple of Kaila Devi Ji about 20 kms from Bhanwar Vilas Palace.Hindi and Marwari is most preferred language of the district. Karauli has many small scale industries, Sandstone deposits are available in Karauli Distt. about 200 small units are using this resource for cutting & polishing of stones to be used in building making. Karauli has turned into a popular hot destination for tourist in Rajasthan. Countless great antiquated shrines, beautiful decorated havelis and imprinted chatrris dot the whole city. Civil infrastructure is adequate for the people of Karauli, Many schools, colleges, hospitals, communication centers are available in the city.
Imposing structure staring down at the surroundings at a distance of around 40 km from Karauli.
Shri MahavirJi is the famous Jain pilgrimage in Karauli.
Built as a royal residence, in the year 1938 by Maharaja Ganesh Pal DeoBahadur.
Kaila Devi smack on the banks of the Kalisil River in the hills of Trikut