Sikar

Sikar is located between Bikaner and Agra. Sikar is a historical place. Sikar is home to large Mughal-era buildings. There is also an old Haveli. Sikar was formerly known as Shekhawati. Sikar had been the biggest Thikana of the Jaipur state. The aboriginal name of Sikar was “Beer Bhan Ka Bass.King Bahadur Singh Shekhawat of Khandela gave a gift of “Beer Bhan Ka Bas”.Sikar was the dynasty of royal Shekhawat kings.

Visiting palace in Sikar

Devgarh

Devgarh

Devgarh was built by King Dev Singh of Sikar. The fort was built in 1787. The place is known to be popular for its strategic fort. The palace is located on the Aravalli mountain range. Devgarh is situated at an altitude of 21000 feet above sea level. Set amidst pristine landscapes and serene lakes, Deogarh Mahal depicts the royal feel of Rajasthani architecture. Devgarh is a famous place to visit in Sikar. The fort is adorned with glittering mirrors and murals.

Laxmangarh Fort

The fort was built by King Lakshman Singh. Lakshman Singh was the former king of Sikar. It is built of huge pieces of rock at the top of the hill. This fort has a different bird attraction so it attracts the tourists who come there. The fort was built in the 19th century.

Harshnath temple

The Harshanath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located in the Aravalli mountain range. The temple is believed to have been built in the 10th century during the reign of Chahamana. The finely carved sculptures of different Hindu Gods and Goddesses within the temple, make it more breathtaking. The architectural display of the old temple is breathtaking.

Ganeshwar 

Ganeshwar Temple is a very ancient and old religious place. The hot water sulfur springs are the main attraction here. It is believed that putting it here in the spring cures skin diseases. Excavations in the Ganeshwar area have unearthed the remains of a 4000-year-old culture. Excavations there have uncovered about 1,000 pieces of copper, including arrowheads, spearheads, fish hooks, bracelets, and chisels. Ganeshwar mainly supplied copper objects to Harappa.

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