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Ramgarh Travel

THE DORMANT CITY: The town of Ramgarh was founded by a dissatisfied group of the powerful Poddar merchant family in 1791, after they had left the village of Churu following a disagreement with the Thakur. The village was doing well until the late 19th century. It had been one of the richest towns at the end of the 19th century. The Shani Temple of the Saturday God has delicately painted frescoes. Marvellous cenotaphs of the Poddars have exquisitely painted ceilings. The Ganga Temple and some beautiful havelis add interest to the town.

Location: 20-km North Of Fatehpur, Rajasthan
Tourist Attractions: Shani Temple, Ramgopal Poddar Cenotaph.
Founded In: 1791
Best Time To Visit: October to March.

NEARBY CITIES
Fatehpur: 20-km
Lakshmangarh: 25-km
Mahansar: 30-km

PRIME ATTRACTIONS
Ramgopal Poddar Chhatri:

The dome of the Poddar cenotaph carries exquisitely painted scenes from the Ramayana. The ceilings of the cenotaph are remarkable for their captivating paintings.

PALACES
Poddar Havelis:

The magnificent 'havelis' or mansions, built by the founders of Ramgarh are noteworthy for their architecture. Located near Churu Gate, the havelis are worth checking out.

TEMPLES
Shaniji Temple:

The temple dedicated to the Saturn God has delicate and splendid frescoes that are devotedly painted. Also worth seeing are the Ganga Temple, Tara Chand Ghanshyam Das Poddar Haveli, Baij Nath Ruia Haveli and Bagaria Haveli that add interest to the town.

EXCURSIONS
Harsh Nath Temple:

An ancient 10th century temple situated on the Harsh Nath Hills.

Khatu Shyam Ji:
This village is famous for the Shri Shyamji Temple, built in white marble.

FORTS
Lachhmangarh:

It is one of the most imposing forts in the Shekhawati region, commanding a bird’s eye view of the town modelled to resemble the city plan of Jaipur.

HOW TO GET THERE
Air: Jaipur is the nearest airport.
Road: The towns of Sikar and Jhunjhunu are well connected by road, which are in turn connected to Ramgarh. There is no direct train connection from the city.
Local Transport: Unmetered taxis and auto rickshaws are available for commutation within the city.

PLACES TO STAY
Mahansar is the nearest place where one can get a reasonable heritage hotel accommodation.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Climate Mean Max Mean Min
Summer 48.0 37.6
Winter 10.5 1.0
Clothing Summer Winter
Light Tropical Warm Woollen

 
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