It was bestowed upon Balban as his jagir in 1242. Sher Shah captured Nagaur in 1542 A.D. Nagaur was a sarkar of Ajmer subah during Sur empire and later in Mughal empire. Emperor Akbar built the mosque here, and there is a shrine of the disciple of Mu'inuddin Chishti of Ajmer.
Badal Mahal, Sheesh Mahal & Hadi Rani Mahal are worth seeing. All three have exquisite 18th century frescos on the ceilings. There is also fascinating medieval air cooling system and an ornate old hammam, or bath
How to Reach There
Bus & Rail: You will get regular buses from Jodhpur to Nagaur. Nagaur is also connected by bus from other cities of Rajasthan. You can also take private taxi from Jodhpur
(137 km from Jodhpur towards Bikaner)
Date: 15-18th Feb, 2005
STD code: 01582
Famous for: Cattle Fair, Methi & Mirch (chillies)
Temp: 24C - 9C
Airport: No Airport
Getting There: Bus, Rail
Shopping: Nothing special, but can explore ironware, wooden items.
Near By: Khimsar Fort now converted into heritage hotel. (40 km)
Next Year: 4-7th Feb. 2006