Travel to Nawalgarh

Nawalgarh Tourism

Nawalgar travel helps the tourists to explore a historical city of Rajasthan. Nawalgar was founded by Thakur Nawal Singh in 1731 AD. The city is famous for its majestic forts and folklores.

Nawalgar is known to possess the highest number of Shekhawati Havelis. Bansidhar Bhagat Haveli, Roop Nivas Palace, Jodhraj Patodia Haveli, Anandi Lal Poddar, Aath Haveli Complex and Chokhani Haveli are some of the renowned forts that are popular among the tourists coming to the territory. Tourists can get a glimpse of the Rajasthani architecture, as well as the rich cultural heritage of the state at Nawalgar. This city is situated about 140 kilometers from Jaipur and 25 kilometers from Sikar.

The travel Nawalgar is said to be incomplete if the tourist does not pay visit to the following sites: Roop Niwas Palace - Situated about one kilometers from Nawalgarh Fort, Roop Niwas Palace is one of the marvels of architecture. The palace is still one of the beautiful palaces in the city, which is renowned for its well-laid gardens and marvelous fountains.

How to Reach Nawalgarh

Nawalgarh is another little town in the Shekhawati region in Rajasthan. Like other towns in this region, Nawalgarh too draws its fame from exquisitely painted fort and havelis. Built around a central fort, Nawalgarh is an alluring destination for those who take delight in the traditional art and culture of Rajasthan.

Elaborate architecture of the havelis and the murals and frescoes painted on them do justice to the epithet "Open Air Art Gallery" that is often applied to this region.

By Air

Jaipur is the nearest airport from Nawalgarh. Regular flights of several airlines connect Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, to prominent cities like: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Udaipur and so on.

By Road

Jaipur and Bikaner both provide easy access to Nawalgarh by road. An extensive network of National Highways and state highways and several other metalled roads link Nawalgarh with Jaipur, Bikaner, Delhi, Agra, Jaisalmer and many other cities.

By Rail

The city has a railway station of its own. Regular trains from cities like: Delhi, Jaipur connect Nawalgarh making the place easily accessible by railways.

Shopping in Nawalgarh

Returning from a tour without buying some souvenir or anything for the near and dear ones is not a very good idea for many. If you are a discerning shopper, shopping in Nawalgarh is a delightful experience.

The region of Shekhawati where the city is located has a rich tradition of painting. It is not for nothing, Shekhawati is called "Open Air Art Gallery". Nawalgarh too has its own share of fame in this regard. The colorful local bazaar is an interesting place for shopping in Nawalgarh. Teeming with shops this is the place where you can shop around for souvenirs and knickknacks.

The local artisans of the area now-a-days recreate those fantastic murals and frescoes of havelis on paper or cloth. Decorate the interior of your home or keep it as a showpiece - an item or two must feature in your shopping list in Nawalgarh. You can even gift it to your friends and relatives as well.

Another thing, which is found in Nawalgarh in plenty, is the wooden furniture. The wooden furniture of Shekhawati has a special characteristic. You may choose to buy carved and decorated chests, chairs, cradles and low tables & stools while shopping in Nawalgarh. Antique looking home furnishings are great choices to jazz up your home interior. Several utilities and objets d'art as well as tie-and-die fabric are also popular items for shopping in Nawalgarh.

Places to see in Nawalgarh
  • Morarka Haveli
  • Dr. Ramnath A. Podar Haveli Museum
  • Aath Haveli
More on tourist attractions of Nawalgarh

Last Updated on : 19/09/2013