Tourism Places In hanumangarh

hanumangarh also called Sadulgarh, is an ancient town situated on the right bank of the Ghaggar River in Rajasthan. It is the administrative headquarters of hanumangarh District. hanumangarh is 447 km north-west of Jaipur. hanumangarh's old name was Bhatner, when the town was a stronghold of the Bhati Rajputs. The town was christened hanumangarh after its annexation with the princely state of Bikaner. Places of tourist interest include Bhatner Durg, Kalibanga and Sangaria. The Gogaji fair and Goga Medi are two major events that draw a large number of people from far and near. Nearest airports are at Chandigarh and Delhi. hanumangarh Junction Railway Station is on the Suratgarh-Bhatinda line.

Bhatner Fort
 Fort hanumangarh The ancient fort situated on the bank of river ghaggar was built in year 295 by Bhupat son of king Bhati of Jaisalmer. Research reveals that famous Tarain war fought between Mohammed Gouri and Prithviraj Chouhan is present Talwara Jheel area of the district. In year 1805, Emperor Soorat Singh of Bikaner captured Bhatner after defeating Bhatis. Since the day of his victory was Tuesday (known as the day of god "Hanuman"), he named Bhatner as hanumangarh.

Temple of Mata Bhadrakali
 Temple of Mata Bhadrakali Built during the reign of Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji, Mandir Shri Bhadrakali Ji is situated at hanumangarh in Rajasthan. It belongs to the Shakti sector of Hinduism and is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. A mela is celebrated here on Chaitra 8 and 9. Thousands of pilgrims visit this temple during the fair days.

Bhatner Town
The fort is the chief attraction of the district and is of great historical value. It was ruled by Bhatti Rajputs for a long period and for a short spell was under the Turk Timur the Lame, who wrote in his autobiography Tuzuk-i-Timuri, that he had not seen a stronger and more fortified citadel in the whole of India. It was in 1527- the fourth ruler of Bikaner Maharaj Jait Singh annexed the fort & it became part of the Bikaner empire. After passing hands many times between Mughals & kingdom of Bikaner, it was captured in 1805 finally.

 KaliBanga Kalibanga is a town located at on southern banks of the Ghaggar river in Tehsil Pilibangan, between Suratgarh and hanumangarh district. Kalibangan Archaeological Museum is one of the important places to be visited. Another interesting place worth to be visited is the archeological site of Kalibangan. This site is as old as the Indus Valley cities of Mohenjodaro and Harappa.

Historic Gurudwara
 Historic Gurudwara To mark the Nohar visit of founder of Khalsa Panth and Tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Govind Singh, this historic Gurudwara was built in the year 1730 in Nohar town of the district.

Temple Attractions
hanumangarh also houses six temples of great artistic beauty namely the Hanuman Mandir, the Karni MataMandir, the Mama Bhanja Mandir, the Radha Krishna Mandir, the Ramdeo Mandir and the Shiv Mandir.

Kalibangan Archaeological Museum
A short distance away from the fort is the Kalibangan Archaeological Museum which would be of great interest to the historically minded. Kalibangan as mentioned earlier was the site where the an ancient civilisation almost as old as the Harappa and Mohenjodaro civilisations flourished.