Mukundgarh is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Churu at a distance of 140 km north-west; the state capital of Jaipur lies 153 km south-east. The city is named after its founder Thakur Mukund Singh Saheb. Those interested in havelis, traditional cuisine as well as temples can visit this place.
Places to Stay
Reputed hotel options are not available in plenty in the city. However, Churu will offer good options among which Rathore Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 750), Hotel Natraj (Tariff – Rs. 700), Chirmi Churu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300) and Hotel Sawan Bhado (Tariff – Rs. 900) are worth trying.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Apart from the Mukundgarh Fort, there are no places of tourist attraction in the village. However, some of the places which are worth visiting in the neighbouring Churu are Fresco Painted Havelis, Sethani Ka Johara, Mansa Devi Temple, Kanhaiyalal Bagla Haveli and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur at a distance of 167 km.
The city has its own railway station. The major railway station nearby is the Churu Railway Station at a distance of 76 km.
State transport as well as private buses from neighbouring cities and towns such as Pilani, Jaipur and Churu serve the local populace. Opt for online bus ticket reservation through Ticketgoose.com and travel tension free.