Churu District Guide Map Rajasthan- Churu District Information Tourism Details

History

This district is known as the entry gate of Thar desert, a city situated in the desert area of Rajasthan with shifting golden sand dunes and grand havelis. This city is known to be founded by a Jat named Chuhru in 1620 CE. It was ruled by Rathore Rajputs during war 1871 and came under the dominance of Bikaner. After independence in 1947, it came into existence in 1948 comprising three regions Churu, Taranagar and Rajgarh.

Demographics of Churu
Total Population: 2,039547
Area: 16,830 sq km
Sex ratio: 921
Average literacy: 62 %
Major Religion: Hinduism
Languages spoken: Hindi, Rajasthani

Places to see in Churu
Following are the tourist destinations in churu:
1. Tal Chhapar Sanctuary
2. Salasar Balaji
3. Kothari and Surana Haveli
4. Kanhaiyalal Bagla Haveli
5. Sujangarh
6. Taranagar
7. Bidasar
8. Ratangarh

Shopping in Churu

1. Ratangarh market: famous for its oldest markets for beautiful bangles.
2. Sujangarh market: famous for its silver and gold jewellery and embroidery and hosiery.

Transportation:
Local Bus: There are separate buses available for different routes.
Taxi/ cab: Taxis are available throughout the city.
Auto Rickshaws: This is also a good mode of transport which is easily available.
Rental Cars: If you can spend a few extra bucks, go for a rented car and roam in ease.

How to reach Churu
By railways:
No matter in which Indian state you are, the city of Churu is connected to major cities of the country by Indian Railways via Churu Junction.
By roadways:
Thanks to the national highway connectivity, Bus or private vehicle from different parts of the country.
By Air:
If you can manage to spend some extra bucks you can reach here by airways too. There are number of flights throughout the day to and from different Indian cities and within the state. The nearest airport is Jaipur airport which is 175km away.