Jhunjhunu is a district in the state of Rajasthan. Jhunjhunu is the largest textile growing district in India. This district is also the largest provider of copper. Jhunjhunu very famous for the palace and mansion located there.
Places to Visit in Jhunjhunu
Rani Sati Temple
Rani Sati Temple is a 400-year-old temple. This temple symbolizes the bravery and spirit of a woman. This temple is also mentioned in the Mahabharata. Since the Sati temple is ancient, it is also present in the Indian Yatra Dham. It is considered to be the oldest pilgrimage destination in India. Apart from Sati temple, there are many other temples in the premises of this temple.
Khetri Mahal is also known as the Wind Palace of Jhunjhunu. Khetri Mahal was built in 1770. Khetri Mahal is one of the finest examples of fine art and architecture. One of the surprises in this palace is that this palace is named Bari Mahal but there is not a single window in this palace. Almost all rooms of the Mahal are linked with each other through an ingenious chain of pillars and arches that offer a gorgeous proportioned vision to the fortress. Much of the masonry is covered with a pinkish plaster. the rooms are connected through arched portals rather than with doors.
The fort and mansion are located in Dundlod. Dundlod Fort was built by King Kesar Singh in 1750. The fort is a mixture of Rajput and Mughal empires. Dundlod village has been declared as a Heritage village. The Marwari breed of horses, which are now finding their own identity across the world, are bred in Dundlod. Dundlod’s old name was Shivgarh. Ram Dutt Goenka’s umbrella in the fort is the center of attraction for the tourists who come there.
Sone Chandi Ki Haveli
The art performed in this Haveli is very famous. The mansion is covered in natural and gold tones. The roof of this mansion has been made very impressive. The frescoes are dedicated to Hindu mythology.