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Khimsar City

Facts at a Glance

Country: India
State: Rajasthan
Location: Central Rajasthan
Altitude: 170 m
Language: Hindi, Rajasthani
Known for: Forts
Nearby Cities: Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Nagaur

Located in central part of Rajasthan amidst Thar Desert in Nagaur district, Khimsar is an historical small hamlet that is largely known for its fort. Surprisingly, the forts and other structures of the region have been evidenced various battles which mark still can be seen over the walls of the buildings.

Surprisingly, this small village was one time, an independent kingdom ruled by the Thakurs of Khimsar. Though, many fold changes have been occurred but about 450 years old fort located around the village is still the house of the royal family. Once you visit, you can experience the past history and interesting story of Khimsar.

The speciality of fort is – it had been built during the various period of times; initially, it was made for the military stronghold and later on it had been extended for other residence purpose. During the 18th century, a women’s section had been also constructed. However, the beauty of Khimsar can be experienced once you visit this place.

Major Tourists’ Attractions of Khimsar

• Khimsar Fort &
• Sand dune Village

You can enjoy the real desert beauty in this region along with local traditional culture.

How to Reach??

Located nearby the cities of Nagaur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Ajmer you can take bus from any of the city; however, if you hire the private small vehicle, you can enjoy the fullest the beauty of the region. The evening of the region around rolling sand dunes is really wonderful.

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