A patch of 282 square km was ploughed and maintained in 1955 and named Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary. The whole land was declared a Project Tiger reserve, in the year 1973, the patch was now known as Ranthambore National Park. It is now one of the most renowned and extensive wildlife reserves in the Northern part of the country. Situated in the district of Sawai Madhopur,
Ranthambore National Park is one of India’s largest and most well-known national parks, with a robust population of tigers. Ranthambore was once the hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur and is now located near the small Rajasthan town of Sawai Madhopur.