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Nagaur

General Information

About Nagaur
Nagaur with its massive ramparts and impressive gateways is one of the  fascinating towns of Rajputs. The town was granted to Raja Amar Singh Rathore by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The historic Nagaur Fort houses splendid palaces, temples and palatial mansions. Some of the beautiful palaces within the fort including Moti Mahal, Badal Mahal and Hawa Mahal are all splendid architectural creations. The courtyard or Baradari has painted walls. adorned with some exquisite frescoes and lovely murals which are a blend of the Persian and the typical Nagaur styles.

The distinctive highlights of Nagaur's temples are their decorated walls and entrances, ornate with beautiful paintings depicting various episodes from the Ramayana and Mahabharata. The paintings in the Jain temples, depict motifs related to the life of Lord Mahavira and Parsavnath. The 'Tarkin ka Dargah' is a noteworthy 15th century mosque worth visiting. Nagaur is the venue of an annual cattle fair held in Jan/Feb. During the four day festival, the town is thronged by cows, bullocks, oxen and camels.
accompanied by turbaned sellers and eager buyers. Cock and bullfights, camels races, folk dances and music enhance the excitement of the fair.

Travel Information

Air : Nagaur can be reached from Jaipur (293km) Jodhpur (135km) and Udaipur (400) km which are on the Indian Airlines route that links Delhi to Mumbai.
Rail : Most of Rajasthan is accessible by a network of rail services. An excellent connection to Jaipur the capital of Rajsthan from Delhi to is the pink city express (5 hours run) which is a vestibulate chair car rail service. Other places too are linked by passenger and express trains. Since rail journeys are usally long because of the distance involved it is advisable to carry light snakes and water botles as most stations enroute do not serve much by way of food. Some important train connection are Ranakpur Express (Bikaner -Nagar-Ratangarh ) 893 Mail (Marwar-Nagaur-Merta Road in)
Road : Rajasthan State Roadways coachs link most tourist palces and business centres in and around the state. Chauffeur-driven air conditioned cars can be hired through the state Tourist officers and other approved operators. Some important road distance from Nagaur are Agra 550km, delhi 554kms, Jodhpur 135kms, Ajmer 162kms, Nathdwara 362kms Jaisaalmer 312kms (via phalodi, Pokaran) and Bharatpur 494 kms.

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