Carved out of Shri Ganganagar district, Hanumangarh shares its physical boundaries with Haryana and Punjab. Being a part of the state of Rajasthan, Hanumangarh has significant heritage values. The region is home to the centuries old remains of the Indus Valley Civilization.
Indus valley remains like unknown scripts, stamps, coins, statues and forts can be found at the Kalibanga site of Hanumangarh. Other than Kalibanga, there are numerous sites for exploring the glorious Indus valley civilization.
Attractions of Hanumangarh
In Hanumangarh, one can visit the ancient Bhatner fort, which is situated on the banks of the river Ghaggar. This majestic fort was built by the Bhupat son of King Bhati of Jaisalmer. Other remarkable attractions in Hanumangarh are the Indira Gandhi Nahar and the historic Gurudwara.
Apart from the historical significance, the district of Hanumangarh is widely visited for its famous fairs and carnivals also. Prominent amongst them are Bhadrakali Mela, Pallu Mela, Gogameri Mela, Shila Mata Mela and Mahitab Singh Ji Yadgari Mela.
How to Reach Hanumangarh
Hanumangarh is well connected to Bikaner by road. Bikaner has a narrow gauge railway station.