Located to the northern Rajasthan, Nawalgarh was founded by Thakur Nawal Singh Ji Bahadur. This city will take you completely by awe with its historically rich background. Built in the 17th century; a fort is the main tourist attraction of this place. In earlier times it was known to be a rich and prosperous city. It was due to lot of activities and visits by merchants from different lands. There are havelis and palaces to visit in this city.
What to do in Nawalgarh?
Nawalgarh was once a place that was known for its wealthy merchants. You will get to witness the influence of these wealthy residents on the architecture of this city. This city has lot of heritage buildings making the tourists visit most delightful.
Forts in Nawalgarh
Founded in 17th century this fort will take you with its charm and the elegance. This fort has maintained to remain intact even years after its construction. Beautifully decorated mirror work and exquisite paintings will take your breath away.
This fort is located in Parkota of Nawalgarh. By 'Parkota' it means on outskirts of a city. It was a famous outpost built by Nawal Singh.
This magnificent fort was built in the year 1737. Even though it is in a bit ruined condition, it has beautiful composition and grandeur. The fort has 2 banks as well as few government offices in present times. It is a perfect piece that depicts the true Nawalgarh extravagance and wealth.
Nawalgarh is famous as 'City of Mansions'. All of the mansions in Nawalgarh reflect pure Rajasthan lifestyle that merchants would live. The grandness in the architecture with fantastic embellishments will offer to be great treat to your eyes. Any history lover will be enthralled with the magnificence that the structures have.
Must visit mansions when you are in Nawalgarh
Anandi lal Poddar Haveli
Bhaton ki Haveli
Hem Raj Kulwal Haveli
Shankar Lal Haveli
There are beautiful palaces in Nawalgarh as well. A visit to the palaces will take you back in the history of rich culture. The architecture, embellishments, paintings and décor will mesmerize you and etch memories of lifetime. Pay a definite visit to the Roop Niwas Palace.
Other sites for visit
British Clock Tower
Ganga Mai temple
Nawalgarh Photo Gallery
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