About Hanumangarh | Tourist Attractions in Hanumangarh | How To Reach Hanumangarh | Where To Stay in Hanumangarh | Where To Shop in Hanumangarh
Hanumangarh carved out from Sriganganagar district and made a full fledged district of the state on 12th day of July, 1994.
The district shares common boundaries with Haryana state in the east, Sriganganagar district in the west, Punjab state in the North and Churu district in the South.
Hanumangarh is a flourishing town on the banks of river Ghaggar in northern Rajasthan. The district of Hanumangarh, earlier known as Bhatner also has a significant place in ancient history. The remains of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization were found here in the year 1951 and are kept at the national museum at Delhi and Kalibanga museum in the city.
Apart from Kalibanga, there are 100 other places in the district where evidences of this old civilization have been found.
Tourist Attractions in Hanumangarh
The ancient fort situated on the bank of river ghaggar was built in year 295 by Bhupat son of king Bhati of Jaisalmer. Research reveals that famous Tarain war fought between Mohammed Gouri and Prithviraj Chouhan is present Talwara Jheel area of the district.
In year 1805, Emperor Soorat Singh of Bikaner captured Bhatner after defeating Bhatis. Since the day of his victory was Tuesday (known as the day of god "Hanuman"), he named Bhatner as Hanumangarh.
Temple of Mata Bhadrakali:
Built during the reign of Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji, Mandir Shri Bhadrakali Ji is situated at Hanumangarh in Rajasthan. It belongs to the Shakti sector of Hinduism and is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali.
A mela is celebrated here on Chaitra 8 and 9. Thousands of pilgrims visit this temple during the fair days.
Kalibanga is a town located at on southern banks of the Ghaggar river in Tehsil Pilibangan, between Suratgarh and Hanumangarh district.
Kalibangan Archaeological Museum is one of the important places to be visited. Another interesting place worth to be visited is the archeological site of Kalibangan. This site is as old as the Indus Valley cities of Mohenjodaro and Harappa.
To mark the Nohar visit of founder of Khalsa Panth and Tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Govind Singh, this historic Gurudwara was built in the year 1730 in Nohar town of the district.
How To Reach Hanumangarh
Fly Away: Nearest airports are at Chandigarh and Delhi.
On Tracks: Hanumangarh district is well connected with meter gauge rail routes with Jodhpur, Bikaner, Delhi and Chandigarh etc.
On Wheels: Hanumangarh is well connected by rail network to places like Ganganagar, Bhatinda, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaipur and other cities of Rajasthan.
Where To Stay in Hanumangarh
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Where To Shop in Hanumangarh
Hanumangarh is the agricultural market for the surrounding area.
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