Sikar Places To Visit

Sikar is a city located midway between Agra and Bikaner on the National Highway 52 in the state of Rajasthan in India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Sikar District. Sikar is a historical city and contains many old havelis (large houses with Mughal-era architecture). It is located 114 km from Jaipur, 320 km from Jodhpur 215 km from Bikaner, and 280 km from Delhi.

History

Sikar had been the biggest Thikana (Estate) of the Jaipur state. Previously Sikar was known as Nehrawati. It was the capital town of Thikana Sikar. Sikar is surrounded by the fortified walls consisting of seven “Pols” (gates). These historic gates are named as Bawari gate, Fatehpuri Gate, Nani Gate, Surajpole Gate, Dujod Gate Old, Dujod Gate New and Chandpole Gate. The primitive name of Sikar was “Beer BhanKa Bass”.

Tourism

Sikar is a very fascinating and attractive spot for the tourist. The fresco Paintings on the ancient havelies, temples and forts captivate the tourist from across the globe. Sikar was the dynasty of royal Shekhawat kings.there are Mostly Jat families reside in Sikar. One of the greatest Shekhawat, Mr Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, former Vice President of India also belongs to (Khachriyawas) Sikar. Three most prominent business families of the country viz. Bajajs, Birlas, Goenkas, Vashisth (eg. Neha Vashisth) and Moonds(Piprali) also belong to the district.

Forts and Palaces in Sikar

  • Sikar Garh
  • Laxmangarh Fort
  • Devgarh Fort
  • Raghunath Fort
  • Danta Fort
  • Ramgarh Fort
  • Raiwasa Fort
  • Badal Mahal, Patan
  • Roopgarh
  • Shyamgarh
  • Ajeetgarh
  • Khachariyawas Fort
  • Chota Pana Fort, Khandela
  • Fatehpur Fort
  • Khandela Bada Fort
  • Mundru Fort
  • Dansroli Fort, Dantaramgarh
  • Ranoli Garh
  • Piprali
  • Hameerpura Fort
  • Harshnath Temple

Places of Interest

  • Rajkumar Hardyal Singh Government Museum Sikar
  • Sikar Fort
  • Sai Dham (Mundwara)
  • Sri Digamber Jain Bada Mandir, Bawari Gate
  • Madho Niwas Kothi
  • Radha Damodar Mandir
  • Bolta Balaji mandir
  • Rani Mahal
  • Devi Pura Balaji
  • Santoshi Mata Mandir
  • Maroo Park
  • Nehru Park
  • Ganesh Mandir, Fatehpuri Gate
  • Temple of Gopinathji, Subhash Chowk
  • Temple of Raghunathji, Bawari Gate
  • Diwan Ji Ki Nashiya, Jatiya Bazar
  • Diwan Ji ki Haveli
  • Shobhagyavati mandir
  • Shri Ram Hanuman mandir (Radha kishan pura Sikar)
  • Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Hasampur
  • Shakambhari Mata Mandir
  • Dungari Ke Balaji Temple Puranbadi sikar
  • Shyam Mandir Khatu
  • Samolai balaji Temple
  • Deeppura Rajaji Fort
  • Maa Durga Mandir Bhairupura Jagir
  • Harshnath Mountain and temple

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