Fatehpur Tourism

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Ideal Duration : 1 day Best Time : October to March
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"Fatehpur, Rajasthan, Ancient City, Rich History, Shekhawati Region." Fatehpur Tourism Situated in the Sikar district of Rajasthan, Fatehpur is an ancient town, a prominent part of theShekhawatiregion. Fatehpur is popular with tourists who want to try out a new destination, and have a knack for art and culture. Easily reachable on the Delhi- Jaipur highway, Fatehpur has a number of palaces and forts adorning the beautiful craft of fresco. For a break in the monotonous routine, Rajasthani hospitality, love of art and culture, head to Fatehpur. Download Fatehpur PDF Guide > What's Great? The land of grand havelis, monuments of great significance and architectural designs speaking of the Shekhawati region. Beautiful wells and springs attract tourists from all around the world. What's not so Great? Not ideal for summer season as the the temperatures rises to unbearable levels. For Whom Sought after place by history buffs, art enthusiasts and photographers. Families and foreign travellers come in abundance to be amazed by the grand architecture and colourful culture of Rajasthan.

A centre of religious and cultural activities. The Dwarkadheesh Temple is another not to be missed place during the visit of Fatehpur. Also known as the Asharam Temple, the entire complex is gloriously striking with the fresco paintings showcasing the Shekhawati art and architecture. Dau Janti Balaji Dham temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Devotees come from all over the country to pay their visit. The temple is rumoured to be magical and grants wish to all the believers. The deora Haveli was purchased by a french artist by the name of Nadine Le. She transformed the haveli into a cultural centre. Thus, was born the Nadine Le Prince Cultural Center. It houses contemporary art pieces, wall murals, Madhubani paintings, and Patachitras. The place serves as the stage to conduct dance music and cultural programs. It is one of the most sought after places to visit in Fatehpur. History of Fatehpur Fatehpur is located in the Shekhawati region. in the district of Sikar, was the Old capital in the state of Rajasthan. This city was established was by Nawab Fateh Khan in the year 1451 and was named after him. His son Jalal Khan, who founded the village of Jalalsar, ruled Fatehpur after him. The city was then ruled by the son of Maharaja Vijay Singh of Shekhawati, Rajkunwar Digvijay Singh and then continued to be under the rule of his descendants. The city is known for is grand castles and hence attracts tourists from all around the world. Culture of Fatehpur Fatehpur is a small city where you can see and witness beauty and simplicity at the same time. It is known as the cultural capital of Shekhawati because of its grand havelis and beautiful temples. Nadine Le Prince Cultural Center, which was the former Deora Haveli, was purchased by a French Artist who transformed it into a cultural centre in 1999. The Dua Janti Balaji Dham temple of Lord Hanuman receives visitors from all around the country as it is said to grant wishes of the devotees who pray there. Many other havelis like Singhania Haveli and Goenka Haveli attract visitors from everywhere with their old and authentic charm. The Fresco paintings and murals on the haveli walls are one the main reasons why the culture of this place is rich and vibrant.

One Day Itinerary Day 1-Reach Fatehpur by early morning. Have a fulfilling breakfast and start on your trip. You can visit the Dwarkadheesh Temple first followed by Dau Janti Balaji Dham Temple. The peace and serenity offered by these places will leave you awe-struck. You can move on to visit the Singhania Haveli. It has some of the most amazing paintings and architectures to showcase. The Rangeen Kamra, Baithak, Bhuran, all speak of their own stories.Day 2-You can start by visiting Saraf Haveli. It is extremely popular among the tourists and you might feel like spending some more time here, roaming around studying the beautiful paintings telling the story of Radha-Krishna. The evenings should be devoted to the cultural centre. They frequently organise music and dance shows which are a delight to watch. If you have some time left, you can lighten your pocket by visiting the street shops filled with colourful attires, well-crafted sculptures, and paintings to take home. Visit one of the local dhabas to have the famous Rajasthani Thali for dinner. The dal baati choorma and Ghewar will definitely win your heart.

Restaurants and Local Food in Fatehpur The restaurants mostly excel in serving Indian cuisines, however, they are predominantly north Indian and vegetarian. View 2 Restaurants in Fatehpur >>

Oct-Maris the best time to visit Fatehpur The best time to visit Fatehpur is either Autumn or Spring. The summers can be extremely harsh with the temperature rising up to 52 degrees Celsius. The winters are not liberal either and drops down the temperature to a mere 2 to 3 degrees Celsius. Fatehpur has seen the mercury tip touching zero degrees during winters too. The ideal time for the vacation would be either February to March when the sun starts visiting the cold chilly region again or October to November when Fatehpur bids its goodbye to the harsh sunny rays and welcomes the cool winter breeze. Weather in Fatehpur Loading... Fatehpur in Summer (April - September) Travelling to Fatehpur during summer can be really daunting for a lot of people. Rajasthan, widely famous for its scorching harsh summers, does not make the task any easier. The hard climatic conditions take away the fun from the trip. Hence, tourists usually avoid summers to visit Fatehpur. The crowd is less and hence your vacation can be a more peaceful one during summers, the reason why many travels to Fatehpur between April and September. You might consider booking an AC accommodation if you are staying overnight. Scarves, Sunglasses and a bottle of water might just be your saviour during your visits to the palaces under the cruel sun rays. Fatehpur in Autumn (October - November) Fatehpur, the cultural capital of the Shekhawati region, experiences a rise in its tourists during the month of October and November. The weather is neither too cold nor too warm hence making it just perfect for a vacation. Plenty of guides, transportation, and other facilities are available to the visitors during these months. Owing to the rise in the number of tourists, if you plan to visit Fatehpur during Autumn, you might consider booking your tickets in advance. Fatehpur in Winter (December - January) Winters can be extremely chilling in Fatehpur. Due to its closeness to the Thar desert, the temperature can go as low as zero degrees during the month of December and January. Travelling under the extreme weather condition can be a challenging task for children as well as senior citizens. You might feel more comfortable skipping these two months to visit Fatehpur. If you do opt for winter vacation, pack your warm clothes, mufflers, boots and hit the road with your private vehicle. You can take rest at the various rest stops and food joints to warm your body and relax. Fatehpur in Spring (February - March) After the freezing and relentless winters, Fatehpur adorns itself to welcome mass tourists once spring arrives. The temperature rises to a fair amount making it extremely pleasant for the visitors. Similar to Autumn, February and March sees a rise in the number of tourists. As the popularity of Fatehpur reaches its peak during the enjoyable time of Spring, facilities for the people arriving reaches another height as well. Trains and buses start running at the proper time owing to the lack of fog. Rates of cabs and taxis come down as well, making these months tourist friendly. Monthly Weather in Fatehpur Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 9 22 February 12 28 March 17 33 April 24 40 May 27 42 June 28 40 July 27 35 August 25 33 September 25 36 October 21 35 November 13 31 December 10 27

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