Location: North East Rajasthan
Altitude: 354 m
Known as: Forts & Haveli
Nearby Cities: Jaipur, Bikaner, Alwar
Located in the north-eastern part of Rajasthan, Dundlod is town of Jhunjhunu district. Popular for its forts and palaces, Dundlod was built in the year 1750 by one of Rajput rulers Keshari Singh.
Major Attractions of Dundlod
Located in Shekhawati region, the small town Dundlod has various sites to visit; interestingly, fort of Dundlod is the perfect model that reflects the Rajput and Mughal architecture. It has all aspects and feature adorned with beautiful art; starting from the beautiful and antique rich library to the Hall of private audience (Diwan-e-Khas), which are adorned with stained glass windows everything is mesmerizing. However, the fort is transformed into a luxurious home where you can have warm welcome in traditional Rajasthani style.
Nearby the fort, you can see the Chhatri of Ram Dutt Goenka, which was built in the year 1888. Its dome is beautiful and it was in fact adorned with floral motifs and banners; in addition, you can also have the beautiful paintings portraying the dancing Lord Krishna with his gopis. Further, there are also paintings, which illustrate the scenes of Mahabharata. Above all, the Bhagirath Mal Goenka Haveli is very good example of architecture and art; the speciality is the mirror work on the windows of the upper walls fitted into the courtyard. There is also a Satyanarayan Temple; on the wall of the temple, you can have a look of beautiful paintings of modern era. Paintings illustrate the British men and women on cars or other vehicles including cycle. Besides, there are varieties of paintings that fascinate people.
How to Reach??
By Road: One can take public transport of roadways from all nearby cities including Jaipur, Alwar and even from Delhi to reach Dundlod. However, the private vehicle i.e. car or other small vehicle is also preferable for the tour of this place.
By Rail: The nearest railway station from Dundlod is Mukundgarh which has regular local trains linked with the cities like Jaipur and Bikaner.
By Air: Jaipur is the nearest airport from Dundlod.