Known as Jangladesh in Mahabharata era, Nagaur is home to the India's largest saline lake, the Sambhar Salt Lake. Let's explore the attractions and Places to Visit in Nagaur.
Nagaur Fort - It is said that Nagaur fort was initially built in 2nd century and was then rebuilt in the early 12th century. In 2007, the fort underwent major renovations and is now replete with fountains and gardens. It also serves at the stage for a Sufi music festival.
Ladnun - Ladnun is an important centre of Jainism and is considered to be the spiritual hub of Ahimsa or compassion. Its temples were built in the 10th century and have a rich history. It also houses Jain Vishva Bharti University – a well-known centre of Jainism, spirituality and purification.
Khimsar Fort - Located on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert, Khimsar Fort was built in about 1523. The fort has now been furnished with modern facilities and turned into a heritage hotel.
Kuchaman City - Kuchaman city has many sights to offer. The most important is Kuchaman Fort, one of the oldest and most inaccessible fort of Rajasthan situated on top of a straight hill. It offers a beautiful view of the town and the salt lake. One can also see the old temple, stepwells and beautiful havelis in the town from here too.
Khatu - Khatu consists of two villages called Bari Khatu and Chhoti Khatu. Chhoti Khatu has a small fort on its hillock that was built by Prithviraj Chauhan. It also houses an old step-well called Phool Bawadi which is believed to have been built during the Gujara Pratihara period. It is a marvel of artistic architecture.
Jhorda - Jhorda is situated about 30 km north of Nagaur. An annual fair is held in the month of Bhadrapad Chaturthy & Panchmi where about 3 lakh people come from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi to participate.
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