Just 42kms away from the Pink City Jaipur, this little yet beautiful
village is a cool respite from the hustle and butsle of the town. Near
Shekhawati, this place is famous for its havelis and fort. It is also famous
for its skilled workers. Apart from the palace you can also see the
beautiful temples, gardens, bawadis, lacquerware and carpets.Camels and
agriculture are an innate part of the village.
Around 8000people reside in Samode Village with mainly artisans and
craftsmen. Animal Husbandry, crafts and agriculture are the main source of
income for the Samode Village people.
» Location - Samode, Jaipur, Rajasthan
» Best time - October to February
»Accomodation- Village Resorts in Samode vicinity.
This Palace stands the tide of the ages with its head high. Watch it
for its magnficance, watch it for its charm, admire it for its beauty.
Be here for the fact that its here even after all those harsh years.
Sheesh Mahal - The Palace of
Ever been in a Bhool Bulaiya; if not then be here, for there are so
many mirrors that you loose count. Just to try counting them be here.
The beauty of the Palace is another charm to be here.
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Art and Craft
Music, camel rides and agriculture is the main attraction of the Samode
Village. Hop on a camels back, see the dance flow on the sands in the
evening and forget everything for a while. In Samode there are Craft
Communities which work on block paintings, lac work bangles,
carpets, traditional and modern jewellery, stone and paper painting, gem
stone cutting pottery, traditional jutis and metal works. Farmhouses,
agriculture and catlle milking is also one of the attractions of Samode
There are around 8000 people in Samode Village. The people of Samode
are either artists or craftsmen. There are also the famous dancers who
dance to the tune of the Rajasthani music. The staple food of the
villager sconsists of food which requires minimum of water and can be
eaten without heating. It should also last for days as if in a war.Milk,
buttermilk and clarified butter is used as the main coarse food. Dal ,
Bati and choorma makes for the main food of Samode Village.
There are a number of attractions in Samode Village :
» Samode Palace : A trip to Samode Village is incomplete if
one dosen't see the Palace. Now converted into a Heritage Hotel, it has
the charms of a Royal Palace. There are so many chambers within the
palace with names like Sultan Mahal, Durbar Hall and the Gallery.
Silver throne which came all the way from Nepal is also one of its major
attractions. There is open courtyard with rooms leading off the arched
corridor which runs along all the four sides of the palace building.
»Sheesh Mahal - the Palace of Mirrors : Its about 400 years
old. Just near the Samode Village is the Shekhawati. This small
village is famous for its Havelis ( 100 year old mansions) with
murals and paintings. A camel ride through the lanes of Samode Village
is one of the main attractions here.
- At one time Bihar was supposed to be the seat of
Knowledge. It still has remains of its past - it can be verily seen
in the world famous Nalanda University.
- Bihar is easily accessible from air and
railways. Winters are the best time to be here.
- Nalanda, Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, Vaishali,
Rajgir, Kushinagar, Buddh Stupas are some of the major attractions
of Bihar. These are the must sees.
- The food of Bihar is simple and vegetarian.
Though some of the restaurants serve Chinese and Continental; this
Buddha land prefers the vegetarians.
- Nepura in itself is a small village. It is
advisable that you bring along the necessities.
- For any clarifications we are there to resolve
them. Contact us anytime, anywhere