There are many hidden gems in Rajasthan just waiting to be discovered only if you know where to head out to. If treading the off the beaten track is what you like, then consider exploring Churu which can pique any visitor's fancy. Situated near the Thar Desert, Churu is a district in Rajasthan with a semi-arid climate. The district is also known as 'The Gateway to Thar'. It was established in 1620 AD by the Nirban Clan of Rajputs. Initially, the place was a part of Bikaner district before the Independence of India. In 1948, it was separated from Bikaner when it was reconstituted. The fort in Churu city is of historic importance, it is believed to be constructed approximately 400 years ago. The site encloses beautiful temples of Salasar Balaji and Babosa Maharaj which are of great religious importance.
Recognized as the entry gate of the Thar Desert. Churu boasts forts, palaces and temples at every turn. The city has a starkly different silhouette - it is home to beautiful and grand havelis with colorful murals and marvelous fresco roofing; these havelis are a treat for architecture buffs, a photographer's delight, and a dream come true for connoisseurs of history!
There is no direct flight connectivity available for Churu, owing to an absence of the airport. Jaipur International Airport, which is approximately 218 km away from Churu is the closest airport.
Churu is well connected by rail network across India
Churu is well connected by road network across India
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