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1. Sikar

Must visit 3.5 /5

41 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Sikar is one of the most preferred excursions away from Shekhawati. It is host to plenty of prolific havelis and temples namely the Ram Chokhani Haveli, Bansidhar Rathi Haveli, Mirijamal Kyala Haveli, Kedia Haveli, Sanganeria Haveli, Radha Murli Manohar temple and the Jeen Mata temple are the relatively more famous ones.

2. Churu

Must visit 3.5 /5

76 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Churu is another jaunt a few km away from the town of Shekhawati located in the district of Shekhawati itself. Like many other towns in this area, Churu is also known for its Rajasthani architectural techniques clearly seen in its havelis and forts.

3. Nawalgarh

Must visit 3.5 /5

28 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

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

4. Mandawa

Must visit 3.4 /5

47 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Mandawa is a tiny township in the centre of the Shekhawati region, famous for trade and commerce. In the 18th century, the Rajput ruler of Mandawa and also the builder of the Roop Niwas Palace in Nawalgarh, built a lavish fort called here.

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5. Badalgarh Fort

Badalgarh Fort
3.1 /5

61 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Badalgarh Fort situated in the Jhunjhunu district of the Shekhawati region was constructed under the regime of a Muslim ruler, Nawab Fazal Khan in the early 16th century.

6. Pilani

3.6 /5

96 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Pilani is a small city, mainly renowned for being home to one of the most prestigious educational institute of the country namely BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Technology and Science). However, other aspects of the town prove to be worth every visit.

7. Dundlod

3.1 /5

32 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

While Nawalgarh is famous for its havelis and forts built in the 20th century, this town of Dundlod is famous for the edifices built in the 18th century.

8. Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding
3.1 /5

105 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

A breathtaking experience it is to take a ride through Shekhavati, which still reverberates of old Rajasthani culture, and takes one through the glorious past of the merchants of the Silk Road, all on horseback. On the back of exclusive Marwadi horses, one can soak in Rajasthani life, culture and havelis.

9. Laxmangarh Fort

Laxmangarh Fort

25 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Situated at a distance of 147 kms from Jaipur, Laxmangarh Fort was built by Rao Raja of Sikar, Laxman Singh in the 19th century. Built on large scattered rocks, the fort is now partly owned by private party and hence is only partially open to tourists.

10. Mandawa Fort

Mandawa Fort

47 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Mandawa Fort is striking example of unique Rajasthani style architecture. Built in the 18th century by Nawal Singh, the fort is situated 170 kms from Jaipur and boasts of beautiful archways, mirror works and paintings.

11. Ratangarh Fort

Ratangarh Fort

171 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Shekhawati

Built in the 19th century by Maharaja Ratan Singh of Rajasthan, Ratangarh Fort is situated at a distance of 200 kms from Jaipur. Dotted with imposing gateways and elaborate designs, the fort also has a clock tower known as Ghantaghar.

FAQs on Shekhawati

How can I commute within Shekhawati?

Intra city commuting is very comfortable. The roads are in a good condition and all the parts of the city are accessible via roads. Taxis and buses are easily available in Shekhawati. The transportation is cheap.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Shekhawati?

The top sightseeing places in Shekhawati are Sikar, Churu, Nawalgarh, Mandawa, Badalgarh Fort, Pilani.
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