Lying about 140 km from Jodhpur, Nagaur is steeped in history. Tourists can visit the various forts, temples and monuments that are a delight for history lovers. The main attraction is Nagaur fort, known for its spacious campus, palaces and temples. It is said to have been built by the rulers of the Nag dynasty in the 2nd century, but was rebuilt in the 12th century. A stellar example of the confluence of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles, the fort has borne witness to a number of battles over the centuries. Now, it is replete with dancing fountains and lush gardens, so you can take a leisurely stroll while admiring the splendour of the fort. Nagaur Fort also hosts a popular Sufi music festival.

Tourists can also visit the nearby Khinvsar Fort, Kuchhaman Fort, Makrana, Meera Bai Temple, Bhanwal Mata Temple etc. Other important stopovers include Jain temple in glass, Tarkeen Dargahand Saiji ka tanka, Cenotaph of Amar Singh Rathore, Bansiwala Temple, Nath Ji ki Chhatri, and Barli. Sambhar Lake, one of India�s largest salt lakes, sits on the southwestern corner of the district, and is also worth a visit.

Located to the northwest of the Marwar region of Rajasthan, the historical town of Nagaur carries traces of various dynasties that ruled here over the centuries. It was ruled by the Rajputs and the Chauhans. With the arrival of Mughal era, the Rajputs and Chauhans were never able to conquer it. The town also finds mention in the Mahabharata.

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