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Nagaur is one of the most picturesque of Rajput township. The town is cordoned in by massive rampart and has to be entered through stately gates.

          Nagaur was granted to Amar Singh Rathore by emperor Shah Jalan. At the main entrance to the town there is a complex of royal cenotaphs pool.

          The Nagaur fort contains many royal apartments such as the Moti Mahal, Badal Mahal and Hawa Mahal. The Baradari or courtyard has walls painted with beautiful murals in a synthesis of the Persain and Nagaur styles. Frescoes of dancers and flowers adorn the walls.

          Nagaur boasts of palatial houses and temples. The walls and main entrances are decorated with paintings of regigious esispode from Ramayana and Mahabhararta. The paintings in the Jain temples depict motifs related to the life of lord Mahavira and Parsavnath. Also worth visiting is an ancient mosque built in the 15th century and another old mosque known as Tarkin Dargah. Other palaces are Jain temple, Saiji ka Tanka, Cenotaph of Amar Singh and Banshi wala temple etc.

         

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Altitude :  
Best season : October to March
Languages :

Hindi, English, Rajasthani, Urdu.

Access :

Jaipur 287 km.Jodhpur 135 km.  


PALACES OF INTEREST

  • Khinvsar Fort

  • Dadhimati Temple (Jayal)

  • Merta : Meera Bai Temple

  • Bhanwal Matta Temple

  • Kuchaman Fort

  • Ladnun

  • The Nagaur fair

How to reach :

Air              :        Nagaur can be reached from Jaipur 293 km.,  Jodhpur 135 km. and Udaipur 400       
                           km. Which are on the Indian Airlines route that links Delhi to Mumbai.

Rail            :        Nagaur is connected with rail services.

Road          :        Some important road distances from Nagaur are Agra 550 kms. Delhi 554 km.
                            Jodhpur 135 km. Ajmer 162 km. Jaisalmer 312 km. (via Phalodi, Pokaren).

Accommodation :       Dak Bangalow Ph.42861, Circuit House Ph. 40898 & Hotels.