Landmarks

Tal Chhappar Sanctuary

The Tal Chhappar sanctuary is located in the Shekhawati region of the state of Rajasthan. The sanctuary is known for its rare blackbuck.

The Tal Chhappar sanctuary is at a distance of around 210 km at the edge of the Thar desert on the Ratangarh-Sujangarh highway.

Geographically, the sanctuary falls in Sujangarh Tehsil of Churu and is an amusement place for the visitors. The sanctuary is at a distance of 85 km from Churu city and at 132 km from Bikaner.

 

Salasar Balaji Temple

Located in the town of Salasar near Sujangarh, Salasar Balaji is the temple of Lord Hanuman. Fairs are organised every year on Chaitra Poornima and Ashwin Poornima at Salasar Balaji temple. The place also houses Rani Sati temple and Khatu Shyamji temple as well.

Salasar Balaji is also known by the name of Salasar Dham.

 

Kothari and Surana Havelis

Another spot for the tourists to visit in Churu district is the series of havelis which were built by the Kothari and Surana merchants during the rule of their clans in this region. The most famous haveli is the ‘Malji ka Kamra’ which was built by Malji Kothari in 1925 AD when Churu was a part of Bikaner state. It was initially built as a guest house but soon it became an entertainment spot for the artists. The Haveli is built on the famous Italian and Shekhawati architectural designs.

There is a famous Surana brothers’ Double Haveli located in this region as well which was built in 1870 AD. The Double Haveli includes Hawa Mahal which has 1,111 doors and windows and the Bagla Haveli.