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Nawalgarh

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Nearest Airport: Jaipur Check Flights

"The Golden City Of Rajasthan"

Nawalgarh Tourism

Fondly known as "the land of Havelis" or "open air art gallery", this miniature town of Nawalgarh is located around 30 kms away from the town of Jhunjhunu and does absolute justice to the name given to it.

It is said that the Marwaris who were off to cosmo cities like Bombay and Calcutta in search of work, used to send their hard earned money back to their homes in Nawalgarh. When their businesses started to flourish, they sent back artists to Nawalgarh in order to build plush palaces and show off their wealth. This lead to the rich architecture of this little town in Rajasthan.

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Historical Significance of Nawalgarh

Maharaja Nawal Singh founded Nawalgarh in 1674 AD at the village site of Rohili. This was before the abolition of Jagirs in Rajasthan. Many great business families of the Marwari community have their origins from Nawalgarh. Nawalgarh was a tazimi thikana of Jagmal Ji Ka Songara and the fort is very well guarded on all four sides with iron doors.

Restaurants and Local Food in Nawalgarh

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: Arrive, check-in and rest. Then visit the Aath Havelis, Dr Ramnath Haveli Museum and Morara Haveli.

Day 2: Visit the Dundlood Fort, Kanoria Haveli, Ganeriwal Haveli and Mandawa.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Highly renowned for its frescoes and Havelis.

What's Not So Great?

A little difficult to as access as the nearest airport is located in Jaipur.

For Whom?

Nawalgarh is a great place architecture lovers and those living in and around Rajasthan, though it is visited by people from all corners of the country. 

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How To Reach Nawalgarh

The nearest airport is the Sanganer Airport located in Jaipur which is well connected to major cities in the country. The most convenient way is travelling by road as Nawalgarh is connected to NH8 and NH11 which is connected to Delhi, Bikaner and Jaipur.

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Rohit Shroff 1 year ago
- Do hire a guide while visiting the Havelis if you are interested in knowing in detail about the havelis.
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