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Rohtak

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Rohtak Tourism

The Heart of Haryana, Rohtak is situated just 70 kms away from the Heart of the India, Delhi and happens to be a part of the National Capital Region (NCR). There have been many rumours regarding the name of the city and its origins. With evidence suggesting that the old town is as old as the Indus Valley Civilization, Rohtak has turned out to be a city of fascination.

The district of Rohtak is divided into two parts; Rohtak and Meham. The city of Rohtak, however, is 250 kms southwards to the state capital Chandigarh on the NH9. As a strategy to obtain cheaper infrastructure loans, Rohtak has joined to be a part of the NCR. This has made way for a steady pace development while preserving the historical importance of the City at the same time.

Rohtak is a city with a long-standing history that is preserved in its abandoned yet fostered ruins. Rohtak has some of the most beautiful lakes like the Bhindawas Lake and the Tilyar Lake. Tilyar lake complex houses a zoo in its vast compound which makes up for a great outing. Rohtak also entertains the fun-loving folks too with the Splash Water Park which promises of all the fun time one can have. Rohtak is not so prominent in India's Tourism, but the celebration and heritage of Rohtak are waiting to be uncovered to the world of travellers.

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History

One of the legends says that the place was found by Vedic people in search of shelter and named it Rohitashgarh which eventually became Rohtak. Some sources also state that the name of the region may have been a result of the density of the tree Rohtaka in the area. Not only is the name of the city a fascination to historians, but the city itself also acts as a museum with various findings all around the place. Rohtak holds heritage from the Vedic, the Christian, the Medival and the British era. Moreover, Rohtak identifies to be a place mentioned in the Mythological Epic, Mahabharata known as Rohitika. That surely makes it more interesting.

Suggested Itinerary

All the important attractions in Rohtak can be covered in a day such as the Sites of Meham, Tilyar lake and Rohtak zoo. You can stay in the Tilyar resort or other accommodation services in the city and tour the city for an in-depth understanding of the historical city by visiting other attractions like the Splash Water Park, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Bhindawas Lake and Asthal Bohar.

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How To Reach Rohtak

Rohtak is well-connected to all the major cities via roadways and is located at a distance of 80 km from Delhi. The city also has a railway station of its own; Rohtak Junction (ROK). The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), 66 km away.

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