FAIRS IN RAJASTHAN - NAGAUR FAIR
quaint town of Nagaur, one of the most picturesque of Rajput townships stirs
to life during the Nagaur Fair. This cattle fair is the second largest in
Rajasthan and is held every year during the Hindu month of Magh (Jan-Feb).
Tug-of-War, camel races ,cock & bull fights provide entertainment to the tourists and locals after a hectic day of trading. As the last rays of setting sun bid aide to the day, a joyous atmosphere is created by the folk musicians whose voices echo far & wide across the tranquil desert sands.
Also called as the Cattle Fair, is the 2nd largest animal fair of India. Thousands of animals are gathered at the cattle fair for trading. Traders come to buy and sell cows, bullocks (Nagauri breed is renowned), oxen and camels.
History & Places to see
It was bestowed upon Balban as his jagir in 1242. Sher Shah captured Nagaur in 1542 A.D. Nagaur was a sarkar of Ajmer subah during Sur empire and later in Mughal empire. Emperor Akbar built the mosque here, and there is a shrine of the disciple of Mu'inuddin Chishti of Ajmer.
Badal Mahal, Sheesh Mahal & Hadi Rani Mahal are worth seeing. All three have exquisite 18th century frescos on the ceilings. There is also fascinating medieval air cooling system and an ornate old hammam, or bath.
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