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Places of Interest | Sikar

Sikar is a district located in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan state in India. Sikar presents a good many facts for the tourists. It is escorted all around by the highwalls comprising of seven gates.

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Ramgarh Haveli, Sikar

Ramgarh Haveli, Sikar

Sikar has slowly become one of the most visited tourist destination due to its colorful, exotic, vibrant and offbeat havelis forts, palaces and cenotaphs.

Laxmangarh Fort - Laxmangarh stands tall as the most impressive building in Laxmangarh town, looming majestically over the well laid township on its western side. An exceptional specimen of fort architecture in the entire world, Laxmangarh Fort is built upon scattered pieces of colossal rocks. The top of the ramp offers a fascinating bird's eye view of the Laxmangarh town modeled to resemble the city lay out of Jaipur – Rajasthan's bustling capital city.

Fatehpur - The city of Fatehpur was established by Kayamkhani Nawab Fateh Mohd in 1508 AD. He also constructed the Fort of Fatehpur in 1516. The city once served as the capital of Sikar. Today, Fatehpur is popularly known as the culture capital of Shekhawati. It is full of stunning sights to visit, of which, the Dwarkadheesh Mandir, Singhania Haveli, Nadine Le Prince Cultural Centre and Fatehchandka Haveli are the more notable ones

Nawalgarh - Located midway between Jhunjhunu and Sikar, Nawalgarh is well-known for its stunning havelis. It is also a favoured spot for film makers and many Indian and International movies have been shot here. A famous attraction here is the Nawalgarh Fort, which was built by Thakur Nawal Singh. The Roop Niwas Palace, located one km from Nawalgarh fort is a charming palace with beautiful gardens and fountains. It is now a heritage hotel.

Shri Mansa Mata Mandir Hasampur - Mansa Devi Mandir is one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti. Mansa Devi, also known as Mata Rani and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Mother Goddess. It is one of the most revered places of worship in Northern India.

Shree Raghunathji Ka Mandir - Raghunathji Mandir, also known as Bara Mandir, is located in the vicinity of the Ratangarh town. Dedicated to Lord Raghunath or Rama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the temple is believed to be constructed in early 19th century. It is a single storied temple with an elevated entrance. The top of the temple has a series of cupolas. The temple is believed to liberate one from the pains of life.

Ganeshwar - Ganeshwar is a village in Neem Ka Thana Tehsil in the Sikar District. Ganeshwar is a pilgrimage as well as a salubrious Picnic spot. The hot sulphur springs here is a major draw. A dip in the spring, it is believed, cures skin diseases. It is an ancient site. Excavations in the Ganeshwar areas have revealed the remains of a 4000 years old civilization.

Other Top Sights in Sikar

  • Khatu Shyam Ji Temple
  • Sikar Museum
  • Chandpol Gate
  • Rani Mahal
  • Devgarh Fort, Sikar
  • Harshnath Temple
  • Jeen Mataji Temple
  • Shyam Kund
  • Madho Niwas Kothi
  • Gopinath Ji Temple

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