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Samode

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The Village

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.

Fast Facts
» Location - Samode, Jaipur, Rajasthan
»District- Jaipur
» Best time - October to February
»Accomodation- Village Resorts in Samode vicinity.

Famous Sites:
Samode Palace
Samode Palace
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
Sheesh Mahal - The Palace of Mirrors
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.


Rajasthani Music
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 Village.

Local People

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.


Tourist Attractions

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.


Our Suggestions
  • 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.
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