Jhunjhunu City in Rajasthan

Jhunjhunu City in Rajasthan

Location: Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India
Founded By: Mohammed Khan
Founded In: 14th Century
Nick Name: King of Copper
Official Site: Jhunjhunu.rajasthan.gov.in

Something About Jhunjhunu City

Jhunjhunu city is also the district headquarter of Jhunjhunu District in Rajasthan. This city came under the Jaipur division of Rajasthan. Jhunjhunu city is located on the Northeastern side of Rajasthan State. It was first founded by King Mohammed Khan in the 14th century. This city was established in the memories of Jujhar Singh Nehra and it was also known as Jhunjha Jat of Jhunjhunu.

Places to Visit in Jhunjhunu City

Rani Sati Temple

Entrance of Rani Sati Temple in Jhunjhunu City
Image By Ankit Sihag, (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Rani Sati is a temple located in Jhunjhunu city of Rajasthan. This temple is the largest temple in Rajasthan and it was built in the 13th century in memory of Rani Sati, wife of Abhimanyu from the epic Mahabharata. It is situated near Ram Niwas Bagh in Jhunjhunu city.

Khetri Mahal, Jhunjhunu

Top View of Khetri Mahal in Jhunjhunu
Image By Ankit Sihag, (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Khetri Mahal of Jhunjhunu is a wind palace built by King Bhopal Singh. It was built in the late 17th century about 1770 A.D. Sawai Pratap Singh the king of Jaipur was also built the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur on this model. Khetri Palace is located about 3 km from the Jhunjhunu railway station.

Badalgarh Fort

Badalgarh Fort view From Khetri Palace of Jhunjhunu City in Rajasthan
Image by AKS2000, (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Badalgarh fort was built by Nawab Fazal Khan in the early 16th century. This fort is located near the Khetri Mahal and it is situated about 4 km from the city railway station in Jhunjhunu.

Panchdev Mandir & Baba Gangaram Dham

Temple of Lord Kartikeshwar in Jhunjhunu city
Image By Sujit Kumar, (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Panchdev temple of Jhunjhunu is dedicated to the god of war & victory Lord Kartikeya, the elder son of Lord Shiva. This beautiful temple also known as Baba Gangaram Dham and it is located 5 km from the Jhunjhunu Railway station.

Sone Chandi Ki Haveli

Sone Chandi ki Haveli means the palace of Gold & Silver. This haveli has to fresco wall painting with gold & silver layers. It is one of the most famous palaces in Jhunjhunu district. It is located 3 km from the railway station and built in the early 17th century by a rich merchant of Jhunjhunu.

How to Reach Jhunjhunu City in Rajasthan

By Airway

Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Jhunjhunu city. Jaipur airport is about 190 km far away from this city. Another option is Bikaner airport and it is located 216 km from the Jhunjhunu. It also has a private airport in the city.

By Railway

Jhunjhunu city has its own railway station located near Jhunjhunu airport. Another option is Neem Ka Thana Railway station and it is 70 km from the Jhunjhunu city in Rajasthan.

By Roadway

The Jhunjhunu city is situated on National Highway No. 11 & Rajasthan State Highway No.8, 37, and 41. You can reach here by bus & taxi or you can rent a car to explore Jhunjhunu in your own way.

Distance from Major Cities to Jhunjhunu City

Major Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Kms

Alwar

173 Km

Jaipur

180 Km

Bikaner

221 Km

Ajmer

245 Km

Karauli

327 Km

Jodhpur

358 Km

Udaipur

507 Km

Jaisalmer

533 Km

 

 

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