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Churu City In Rajasthan

Churu City in Rajasthan

Location: Churu, Rajasthan, India
Founder: Nirban Rajputs
Established In: 1120 A.D.
Nick Name: The Gate of Thar Desert
Official Site:

Something About Churu City

Churu is a city and district headquarter of Churu District in Rajasthan. It is also known as The Gate of Thar Desert. That’s why Churu is famous for Sand Dunes, Havelis, and Fresco Paintings on walls. Churu was established in the 11th century by Nirban Rajputs. The name Churu was origin from Churuman the king of Jangladesh State.

Places to Visit in Churu City

Churu Fort

Fort of Curu city in Rajasthan
Photo By Ekabhishek, (CC BY-SA 2.0)

This fort was built in the 16th century by Thakur Kushal Singh of Churu State. Churu Fort also has a temple of Lord Krishna. It was attacked by the King of Bikaner State Maharaja Surat Singh Ji in the early 18th century.

Surana Haveli

Surana Haveli in Churu City of Rajasthan
Photo By Apar Singh Bataan, (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Surana Haveli is a 3-story palace located in Prathiba Nagar in Churu City. It was built in the 18th century by Mallaji Kothari. That’s why it is also known as Malji’s Haveli. It was painted with Fresco painting style.

Sethani Ka Johara

It is a reservoir located a few km from Churu city. Sethani Ka Johara Reservoir was built by a rich widow in memory of her husband Mr. Bhagwan Das Bagla in the late 18th century. It was built to preserve the rainwater for daily uses. It also has many Chatteris (cenotaphs) around the reservoir.

Babosa Dham, Churu

This is quite a nice place located in the main city of Churu district. It is famous for evening Aarti and for Paidal yatra from one city to another. Babosa Dham is a well maintained and clean place, which spread positive power to visitors.

How to Reach Churu City

By Airway

The Nearest airport to reach Churu city is the Civil Airport of Bikaner and it is located 196 Km from the Churu. Another option is Jaipur International and it is 217 km from the city.

By Railway

Churu City has its own railway station known as Churu Junction and it is located in the main city. You have another option is Nawalgarh Railway station and it is 71 Km from Churu city.

By Roadway

Churu is located on National Highway No. 52 and Raj. State highway No. 36, 37, & 69. You can reach here by bus, taxi, & rent a car to Explore in your own way. These services are always available from every major city in Rajasthan.

Distance Between Cities to Churu City

Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Kms


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