Churu Tourism

2.3 / 5 Deserts, Heritage,

Ideal Duration : 1 day Best Time : November to March
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"Gateway to Thar Desert" Churu Tourism At the edge of the Thar desert and situated amidst the shifting golden sand dunes, lies a small city called Churu, resplendent with havelis, fresco paintings and unique architecture. Known as the 'Gateway to the Thar desert', Churu lies in the historic Shekhawati region in northern Rajasthan. Churu is a popular attraction for tourists due to its architecture - the grand palaces of havelis of Kanhaiya Lal Bagla and Surana, and its 400-year-old fort, among other things. The city is a perfect weekend getaway spot from New Delhi. Download Churu PDF Guide > What's Great? Sand dunes, grand Havelis and marvellous fresco paintings. What's not so Great? Extremely hot weather for the most part of the year. For Whom Churu is ideal for both history and architecture lovers. Suitable for people travelling to nearby sites like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jhunjhunu, etc. It is perfect for family vacations.

History of Churu The town of Churu has a history dating back to 1620 AD when it is believed to be have been founded by the Rajputs. The name Churu came about from the Rajput ruler Choru Jat, from the Jangladesh region in Rajasthan. The Rajputs were the primary dynasty in power in Churu, and after the war of 1871, it became a part of Bikaner. Following India?s independence in 1947, the Bikaner State was reorganized and the district thus came into existence.

Itinerary Begin your day by exploring the famous Churu fort, believed to be over 400 hundred years old. Follow this up with the haveli trial and witness Churu?s historical legacy through the frescoes, and beautiful paintings in Surana Brothers' double haveli, Malji Kothari ki Haveli and Bagla Haveli. Also, take out time to visit Churu?s local markets where they have a wide and tantalising array of Rajasthani spices and Marwari papads. In the evening head to Sethani ka Johra, around 4kms to the northwest of Churu, and watch the beautiful sunset. While in Churu, sample some of the famous Rajasthani cuisine from the local restaurants including bajra-roti and the ker-sangri sweet.

Restaurants and Local Food in Churu Churu has some delicious traditional Rajasthani dishes to offer and believe us, this is one cuisine that is so deeply connected to Indian roots that it will certainly make you forget about the home cooked food that you were longing for. View 2 Restaurants in Churu >>

Nov-Maris the best time to visit Churu Winter season is the best season for a visit to Churu. The months when Churu is ideal for a trip is for the months of October - March. Monsoon is also a good time to visit, while summer season, with unbearably hot climate, is the least advisable time for a visit. Weather in Churu Loading... Churu in Summer (April - June) This is the least advisable time for a trip to Churu. The area witnesses hot and unbearable climate, especially during daytime, when temperatures soar to as high as 45 degrees Celcius. Churu in Monsoon (July - September) This is not exactly the right time to visit Churu, although the cool breeze and pleasant climate allure some visitors in this offseason. Churu in Winter (October - March) This is an ideal season for a visit to Churu, with pleasant climate and a lovely ambience waiting for your arrival. October onwards, the area turns lively and beautiful owing to the pleasant atmosphere. Monthly Weather in Churu Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 8 22 February 12 28 March 17 33 April 24 41 May 27 42 June 27 41 July 27 36 August 25 34 September 25 37 October 20 36 November 12 31 December 9 28

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