town in the state of Rajasthan. An old princely state, it has an old fort and several palaces with some very attractive frescoes and jaalis. Although off the beaten track, it is well worth a visit.
One can walk through the local bazaar of the villageor go by camel cart to see the 600 year old city where the locals does the handicraft handmade shops of Lacquer work, bangle making, wooden toys, bamboo items, traditional sweets etc. being made. A 500 year old city palace full of frescos, fine stone carvings & paintings,Madan Mohanji Temple is located at Karauli fort in the city of Karauli, a deity of lord Krishna and was constructed by Maharaj Gopal Singh. the 3 ft and 2 ft high statues of lord Krishna and Goddess Radha, respectively. The common belief is that after conquering the battle of Daultabad, Maharaja Gopal Singh dreamthat Lord Krishna wanted him to enshrine his idol at a temple in Karauli by bringing it from Amer.
In Karauli Annual Cattle fair is held where one can witness famers with hundredsof camel, horses, buffaloes etc, cattle fair is held between FEB – March. Kaila Devi religious fare is also held in karauli between March – April and Sept – Oct.