The courtyards, overhanging balconies, arched windows and corridors of the Mukundgarh Fort in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan displays the diversity, richness and tradition of Shekhawati wall paintings of the 18th century. The fort is named after its founder king, Raja Mukund Singh, who built this fort in 1859.
The architecture of the fort is very traditional and is one of the many magnificent forts build by the Shekhawat during there ruling period. It is very roughly within 250 kms from Delhi and is quite a tourist destination because of the fort's rich cultural and ethnic value. It is also what remains of the glorious past of the Shekhawat rule. Hindi and English are the other spoken languages apart from its regional languages Marwari and Rajasthani.
Besides the Mukundgarh Fort, the other tourist spot is the Jhunjhunwala Haveli which is also in Jhunjhun district. The area around the Mukundgarh Fort is also called the "Open Air Art Gallery of Rajasthan".Information :
Language : Rajasthani, Marwari, Hindi and English.Access :
Bikaner : 252 kilometers
Delhi : 266 kilometers
Jaipur : 151 kilometers.
Mukundgarh is Found by Raja Muknd Singh in the mid 18th century , Mukandgarh today boasts of the finest frescoes of the Shekhawati Region which is commonly called the "Open Air Art Gallery of Rajasthan".Its proximity to the two cities of the famous golden triangle, Delhi and Jaipur has also made it a popular destination as a weekend getaway.Travel Attraction :
Open Art Gallery
By Air : Jaipur is the nearest airport.
By Rail : The rail facility is also available between the Delhi and Jaipur and stopping at Mukundgarh.