Sikar in a glance :
is a city located midway between Agra and Bikaner on the National Highway # 11 in Rajasthan. It is the administrative headquarters of Sikar District. Sikar is a historical city and contains many old Havelis which are a huge tourist attraction. Here are a few places to visit in Sikar.
Danta Ramgarh :
Famous for its magnificent fort, Danta Ramgarh is 51 kms away from Sikar on the Sikar- Jaipur road. This fort was built in 1733 by Guman Singh Ladkhani. The view from the fort is absolutely stunning.
Just 10kms away from Sikar on the Harshnath road, Devgarh fort is another ancient fort built in 1787 by Rao Raja Devi Singh. There are no direct roads which lead to the entrance of the fort, making trekking as the most taken alternative.
Harshnath Temple :
14 kms away from Sikar, the Harshnath temple is famous for still housing the remains of the Shiva temple from 10 AD. The architectural beauty of the temple is breathtaking, another Shiva temple nearby as built in the 18th century and enjoys a huge following.
Khatushyamji, Khatoo is a small village 65 kms away from Sikar. Built with white marbles, this is a popular temple dedicated to Shyam ji, a Hindu god considered to be equivalent to Lord Krishna.
What to eat in Sikar : The restaurants here are mostly north Indian and vegetarian.