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Nawalgarh

Posted on 08/07/14

Introduction:

Nawalgarh is a town that is located in the Jhunjhunu district of the state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Shekhawat region and the town is known for its many havelis that are located in most places around the town. The havelis are built on a large scale and one can see many frescoes and paintings on them. The town is one of the few places where many of these are still very well preserved. The town is located in the North Eastern region of the state.

 

Nawalgarh

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Destination Facts:

Location: Rajasthan, District Jhunjhunu
Altitude: 1243 meters
Temperature: (summer 26 to 40°C) & (winter 10 to 30°C)
Languages spoken: Hindi, Rajasthani

Getting there:

Nearest Airports: Jaipur Airport is the nearest airport.
Main Railway Station: Nawalgarh itself has a railway station.
Main Bus Station or Road: Public and Private Transport facilities are there to reach Nawalgarh.

Places of Tourist interest:

The Aath Haveli:
The Aath Haveli, Nawalgarh is located on the western side of the Nawalgarh Fort. Aath in Hindi means eight which denotes the number of the group of havelis. Nawalgarh founded by Thakur Nawal Singh, son of the most successful ruler of Shekhawati - Shardul Singh. The haveli has some of the finest frescos in the Shekhawati region. The Aath Haveli is one of the best havelis in Rajasthan.


  Aath Haveli nawalgarh

                                       Aath Haveli


Nawalgarh Falls:
Nawalgarh falls in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. The region draws its fame from the exquisitely painted havelis, which has earned it the status of 'Open Air Gallery'. As a part of the same region Nawalgarh too has its share of murals and frescoes on havelis, which form the tourist attractions in Nawalgarh.

Getting around the destination:
The best way of transportation is Rickshaw, Private and Public Bus.

Best time to visit:
October to March is the best time to visit the destination.

Festival:
Shekhawati is the festival celebrated here.