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Jhunjhunu

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"The Ancient City of Shekhawati Region"

Jhunjhunu Tourism

An ancient town in the state of Rajasthan, Jhunjhunu is known for its fresco art and carefully engraved architecture of vacant havelis and authentic Rajasthani experience in an offbeat destination.

Located at a distance of 190km from Jaipur, Jhunjunu is home to Rani Sati Temple, a revered pilgrimage site for Hindus.

Made of marble, Khetri Palace or Wind Palace is another piece of beautiful palace architecture that attracts tourists.

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The charm of Shekhawati

Situated in the center of the erstwhile Shekhawati province, Jhunjhunu is a historical town situated in the state of Rajasthan, not very far from the capital, Jaipur. Famous for the fresco art engraved in its grand havelis and palaces, Jhunjhunu is a town which is yet to be explored by historical enthusiasts, given the seabed of history it has within. Also, Jhunjhunu is religiously famous, for the Rani Sati Dadi Temple, which is thronged by female Hindu devotees annually. No wonder why Jhunjhunu is called 'The Charm of Shekhawati'.  

Restaurants and Local Food in Jhunjhunu

The cuisine of Rajasthan is primarily vegetarian and offers a fabulous variety of mouthwatering dishes. The food here is such that it is suitable for the weather, availability of water, and other environmental factors of the area. The delicacies of the state are truly some of the richest, unique and most loved preparations of India. Names such as Dal Bati Churma, Moong Dal ka Halwa, Ghevar, Rabdi and numerous more are popular all across, especially in North India, with their popularity spreading beyond the confines of the state, while your visit to Rajasthan is only complete with a splendid and authentic Rajasthani thali.
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One Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Reach Jhunjhunu, preferably by noon and take some rest. In the evening, you can go to the main market for a stroll, where you can purchase some local handicrafts, and precious souvenirs, which you can take back home as well.

Day 2 -
The 2nd day should be the ideal time for starting your trip through Jhunjhunu. You should begin ideally with Rani Sati Temple, which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jhunjhunu. Thence, you can proceed towards Khetri Palace, which is an astounding piece of architecture, modelled on the lines of the Great Wall of China, by Bhopal Singh of Khetri dynasty, in the 1770s.

Day 3 - This day can be reserved for a visit to the various Havelis and forts in Jhunjhunu, famous for their Fresco art. Thence, you can either turn back to your homes or proceed further to Lohargal, famous among Hindus as a pilgrimage site.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Famous for Frescoes. A beautiful amalgam of history and beauty. Land of palaces and forts.

What's Not So Great?

Can be crowded as it is visited by a large number of tourists. Primarily vegetarian city.

For Whom?

Ideal for cultural enthusiasts and people interested in architecture and history. Can be visited by the backpackers from nearby places like Jaipur, New Delhi etc.

How To Reach Jhunjhunu

Jhunjhunu is well connected to the rest of India by rail and road. Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Jhunjhunu; buses being operated both by private and government owners. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity, however, to Jhunjhunu. Some 150 km away is the Jaipur airport, which is the nearest airport that connects Jhunjhunu to the rest of India.

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Rohit Shroff 1 year ago
- Take out time for each place. Every place has a tale to tell and history to share. Hire a guide, would be a great boost to the tour. Negotiate the prices for your accommodation.
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