History of Churu district:
Churu district was a part of the state of Bikaner till India gained Independence. It came to existence only in the year 1948. The major towns of the district are Sujangarh, Ratangarh, Rajgarh and Bidasar.
Tourist Places in Churu district:
Black Buck Sanctuary Tal Chhapar: Located in Churu district, the Talchhapar Sanctuary is known for its rare black-buck. Apart from the black-buck, some of the other wild animals spotted here are jungle cat, chinkara and varied species of migratory birds. This sanctuary is located at a distance of 85 kilometers from Churu.
Salasar Balaji : Balaji Temple is one the famous religious spots of the district. Two fairs are organized in this temple in the month of April. Salasar is located on National Highway No. 65 of Sujangarh in the district of Churu.
Kothari and Surana Haveli: Oswal Jain merchant families constructed these beautiful painted havelis. Malji's Haveli made by Malaji Kothari is the most popular haveli. Another famous haveli is the Surana Double Haveli. This haveli has about 111 windows and doors.
Some of the other places of interest are:
- Kanhaiyalal Bagla Haveli
- Sethani ka Johara
- Seth Chand Mal Banthia Haveli
- Buntia walon ki Haveli
- Bagla Dharamshala
- Satya Narain Temple
- Ganga Mata Temple
- Taknet Chhatri
The Jaipur airport lies close to Churu district. Churu is connected with other cities like Jaipur, Delhi and Bikaner, by express trains. R.S.R.T.C runs regular buses to Churu district from various tourist destinations and nearby towns.
Last Updated on : 16 January 2012