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Surajgarh Fort

Near Nagar Palika, Surajgarh, District Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan 333029, India

Overview

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"Surajgarh Fort in Shekhawati is one of the endearing forts in Rajasthan. The 18th century fortified palace is spread over 4-acres. It is lovingly restored to provide guests the experience of living like royals of former days. An oasis in the desert, Surajgarh Fort has been renovated, restored and fitted with modern interiors. For local experiences, take a camel cart ride through the nearby villages or learn the art of 'Bangle Making'. The fort is perfect for a holiday. Laze around in the swimming pool or by the bonfire, relish delicious platters of authentic Rajasthani cuisines, and enjoy cultural performances.




Hotel Details -

The Surajgarh Fort was built in 1780 by Maharaja Suraj Singh, the ruler of Shekhawati. The Surajgarh Fort has now been converted into a heritage hotel. It is owned by the son of Princess of Jodhpur and Maharaja of Kangra, Tikaraj Aishwarya Katoch and his wife Tikarani Shailija. Surajgarh Fort is currently managed and operated by Mr. Upendar Singh Rathore, Director of Rajasthan Desert Safari Pvt Ltd., Jaisalmer.

Surajgarh Fort has Suite and well-appointed Deluxe Rooms. The rooms strike a perfect balance between modern amenities essential to comfort, and traditional decor. Surajgarh Fort has two room categories, Raja Mahal and Rani Mahal. All rooms are situated in the Raja Mahal and all suites are in the Rani Mahal.

Deluxe rooms

The deluxe rooms of the Raja Mahal are splendid. They reflect the grandeur of a bygone era and make you reminisce about the history of Shekhawati. Each room is tastefully furnished keeping in mind the fort’s historic legacy. The addition of modern facilities offer guests a comfortable stay.

Suites

Rani Mahal comprise lavish suites. These are an ideal combination of the heritage architecture with the modern amenities. These accommodations are perfect for travelers who desire the comforts of the city. Measuring over 280 sq. ft., the period furniture add elegance and modern amenities never lets you feel away from home.

Surajgarh Fort offers a multi-cuisine restaurant offering authentic platters of Rajasthani cuisines.  Decorated in antique wooden furniture and decor, the setting reminds of the days of the royals. The staff, easily accessible, works hard to please the guests’ taste buds. The resident chef conjures up excellent dishes of Continental, Indian and Rajasthan cuisine.

Facilities

List of Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant (Multi- Cuisine)
  • Room Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • 100% Power Back-up
  • Mini- Fridges (only in certain categories)
  • LCD T.V and Tea/Coffee maker in the Room
  • Geyser in bathroom for 24x 7 Hot water
  • Parking space for cars/mini-bus
  • Doctor on Call
  • Basic sports amenities available (For e.g. Cricket bat/ball / Badminton)

Recreation

  • Explore the Shekhawati paintings of Hindu Gods on the ceilings and all over the walls.
  • Pay a visit to Kaayaji Haveli.
  • Visit the Step Well- locally referred to as the Bawdi.
  • Learn the art of Bangle Making.
  • Camel cart ride.

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    167 km
  • Distance From Station

    15 km

The town of Surajgarh in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan derives its name from the 18th century Surajgarh Fort. The name literally means "The Castle of the Sun". The frescoes for which Surajgarh is reputed present scenes from Indian mythology. The materials used for painting the frescoes, combine extracts from crushed cowrie shells, lime and locally produced vegetable dyes. The home of the royals of Rajasthan, the town is an interesting stop for a vacation.