the fort is an old fortified residence of the nathawat family (hailing from chomu) that served as the prime ministers of the jaipur royal court is located some 40km from jaipur and 264 km from delhi in the range of aravali. this magnificent fort is as charming and romantic in itself, and exhibits grandeur, good taste, class and elegance. the way to the fort's main entrance is through the inside of the village, which can be covered from the highway by a camel safari, with the locals welcoming the guests with smiles and thrilling expressions. the inside of the fort reflects expressions of the medieval architecture that is renovated a bit for the oriental formality. the open courtyards in the centre has separate wings on the sides that extends to 43 spacious rooms & suites having private balconies and views. the walls are in warm colours to highlight the intricate marble work, the antiques and the colourful art with traditional artefacts. the durbar hall of samode palace is one of the most beautifully painted chambers with glass & minakari work and the same goes for the private restricted spaces- meant for the "zannanis", women of the family.