Nagaur is a one of the historical towns that lies between Jodhpur and Bikaner. It is located about 135kms away from Jodhpur. It is quite most popular for an ancient fort, many palaces and shrines.
Nagaur has one of the biggest cattle fairs far- famed for its colorful that are held in the state. Mostly, the caste of Jats and Bishnoi community inhabit this place. This place has a bucolic charm of its own and the sight of red chillies being dried in extensive fields is very pleasing for the beholder.
Best Time to Visit
The month of January and February is quite perfect time to visit Nagaur, when the yearly cattle fair is held.
Air- The nearest Airport is Jodhpur Airport. Road – Most private buses ply to the place linking it with other nearby places of interest. .
Places to See
It is ancient sandstone fort that was built in the2nd century
Nagaur houses the famous ancient sandstone fort that was built that encloses water reservoirs, old palaces and small temples and other slightly ruined edifices. The astonishing paintings on its walls are a connoisseur's delight.
It is dedicated to Hamiduddin Nagauri, known as a holy place of pilgrimage for the Muslims and Sufis.
Glass Jain Temple
It is quite famous temple exquisitely carved out of glass that is considered hallowed by the Jain community.
The most attractive part of Nagaur is twenty luxurious tourist camps or tents that offer an out of the world experience to the tourists. It is equipped with modern amenities within a different backdrop.
The Nagaur Fair
During February every year, a cattle fair is celebrated at Nagaur that continues for eight days and catches a horde of tourists. It portrays the rustic culture and tradition of the place.