Kishangarh is a city and a Municipal Council in Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built by the Rajgharanas and Maharajas of Jaipur and Jodhpur. It lies 18 miles northeast of Ajmer and 90 km far away from Jaipur. It is connected via Kishangarh Airport, Indian Railways' Kishangarh Railway Station and National Highway #8 #79. It is the birthplace of the Kishangarh style of painting, which is known for the depiction of a courtesan known as Bani Thani. Kishangarh has come to be known as the Marble city of India. It has heritage lake named as Gundolav Lake. Kishangarh Nepheline Syenite, located about 500 m after the bypass bifurcation of Kishangarh towards Jaipur on NH-8, has been notified as one of the National Geographical Monument of India.