Location of Nawalgarh
Nawalgarh is located in Jhunjhunu District of northern district of Rajasthan. It is 30 kilometers away from Sikar District and 39 kilometers from Jhunjhunu City which is the district headquarter of Jhunjhunu District.
History of Nawalgarh
Nawalgarh was once the abode of the rich people of Rajasthan. Nawalgarh came into existence in the year 1974, when Nawal Singh made Nawalgarh a fort. Nawal Singh was the son of Thakur Sardul Singh. Later, Nawalgarh became the hometown of the wealthy and influential Poddar families, who were migrated from south Indian states to set up industries.
Geography of Nawalgarh
The latitudinal and longitudinal limit of this city of havelis is 27.85 degree north to 75.27 degree east. The average elevation of Nawalgarh is 379 meters
Demography of Nawalgarh
According to the Population Census in the year 2011, Nawalgarh had a population of 95,346. The male population in Nawalgarh constitutes 52 percent and the female population constitutes 48 percent. The average literacy rate was 57 percent. Out of which the males were 68 percent and the females were 46 percent.
Tourism in Nawalgarh
Nawalgarh has a scope for the tourism. Nawalgarh has many havelis and frescos. Nawalgarh in Shekhawati Region proves the excellence in architecture. Here the Rajput architecture is dominant. Nawalgarh Fort is a prime tourism attraction here. Roop Niwas Palace, Anandi Lal Podar Haveli, Sheesh Mahal, Old Haveli, Murarka Haveli, Sanganeria Haveli, Bansidhar Bhagat Haveli, Chokhani Haveli, Seksaria Haveli, Bhagat Haveli, Poddar Haveli, Bedia Haveli, Chudiwali Haveli, Morarka Haveli, Aath Haveli, Jumma Choudhury Haveli, Bakra Mandi are the prominent havelis present here. There are some interesting murals found in these old monuments of the rich merchants. Nawalgarh has many Hindu temples like Shri Ramdev Ji Mandir, Shri Balaji Mandir, Lakshmi Narayan Mandir, Shri Gopinath Ji Mandir, Shri Bawari Wala Balaji Mandir, Shri Kalyan Ji Mandir, Gangamai Temple, Mahamaya Temple, Shri Shanishar Mandir, Hanumangarh Balaji Mandir, Surya Temple and many others.
Nawalgarh has the railway, roadway and the airway connectivity with all the cities of India and the cities of Rajasthan. The nearest airport from Nawalgarh is at Jaipur International Airport. Nawalgarh is also connected with Jhunjhunu city by road. Sikar railway line section connects Nawalgarh with the districts of Rajasthan.