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Dundlod in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan was once the base of Shekhawati rulers. Today, it is known for its fort and havelis, dating back to as early as the 18th century. The simple ambiance of colour and artistry of royal reflected in the temples, fortresses, palaces make this place worth a visit.
Dundlod can be reached by road from Delhi, Jaipur, and Bikaner easily. Just 7 km north of Nawalgarh, Dundlod is an ideal point for touring nearby places like Mandawa, Mukundgarh and Jhunjhunu.
Dundlod offers travellers a chance to explore the untouched chapters of rural culture and traditions of Rajasthan. The tiny village accounts for some of the most exquisite frescoes that decorate the walls and the ceilings of the havelis.
During the Gangaur festival in March, a horse show is organized here which is an interesting attraction for tourists.
Members of the wealthy Goenka merchant family are settled at Dundlod and their prosperity is evident in their richly fresco painted havelis here.
Dera Dundlod Kila, a heritage hotel built in 1750 A.D. by Kesri Singh is a fine place to stay with a mixture of Rajput and Mughal architecture.
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