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Chauth Mata Temple, Sawai Madhopur

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Chauth Mata Temple is one of the most prominent temples of Sawai Madhopur. As the name suggests, it is dedicated to Chauth Mata, the main deity of the rulers of the region. The temple attracts a large number of devotees on various occasions.

Located on a hilltop about 35 km away from the city, the temple is a major tourist attraction around the town of Rajasthan. The temple is situated amidst beautiful green surroundings and meadows. The structure of the monument is beautifully crafted out of white marble stone and shows the traits of traditional Rajputana style of architecture, with intricate inscriptions on the walls and ceiling.

To reach the temple, one needs to climb a flight of stairs, a handful task in itself. The temple was built by Maharaja Bhim Singh, who brought the idol of Chauth Mata from the nearby village of Panchala. Apart from the idol of the Goddess, one can also see the idols of Lord Ganesha and Bhairav in the temple premises.

 

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