The historical town of Narnaul in Haryana is the headquarters of Mahendragarh district. Legend has it that around 900 years ago, people of this town felt threatened by lions that roamed free in its vicinity. Hence, this place came to be known as Naharnaul, meaning fear of lions. This town has several places of interest like tombs and monuments that are worth visiting.
Places to Stay
Narnaul has plenty of budget hotels to offer its tourists. Some of the hotels that are worth choosing are Hotel RTDC (Tariff – Rs.614) Motel Barr RTDC (Tariff – Rs.786) and Hotel Natraj (Tariff – Rs.876).
Hindi and Punjabi are commonly spoken in the area.
Lohri in January, Holi in March-April, Navratri in September and Diwali in October-November are some of the most important events celebrated in the city.
Places of Interest
There are several places to visit in and around Narnaul. Some of the major attractions include Ibrahim Khan Suri's tomb, Shah Quli Khan’s tomb, Jal Mahal, Pobianwali Mosque, Hargopal Talab, Takhat Wati Baoli and Chhatta Rai Mukand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from the town is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is 129 km away.
The nearest major railhead connecting this place to other cities is in Alwar, Rajasthan. It is 85 km away from the main city.
There are direct buses from Gurgaon, Delhi, Mahendragarh, Rewari and Rohtak. People travelling on this route mostly depend on state-run buses. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking.