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Rohtak, India

Rohtak is one of the progressive as well as historical districts in the state of Haryana that lies to the southeast of the state. With the district headquarters located at Rohtak town, this place is also identified with Rohitika, as mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. Traditionally, this place is named after Raja Rohtash in whose days' city is said to have been founded. However, it is also claimed that the town derives its name from the Roherra (Tacoma undulate) tree called 'Rohitaka' in Sanskrit. As per legends, it is said that prior to this town's existence, it was the site of a forest of 'Rohitaka' trees and that's why, its name became Rohtak. The city has one of the highest numbers of dairies in India and Asia's largest cloth market. Last but not the least, the Rewri and Gajjak (both Indian Sweet) of Rohtak is famous in India and across the world. You can visit various spectacular tourist attractions on your Rohtak tour. So, explore the city by selecting any of the Rohtak holiday packages offered by


Mid-March - end June
Temperature:10°C- 35°C

June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm

Late November To Mid-February

Best Places to Visit in Rohtak

Khokar Fort:
It was once a huge fortress but now stands in ruins with majesty.

Jama Masjid:
This Masjid in Meham has now been converted into a Gurudwara for the Sikhs in true secular fashion.

Dini Mosque or Adina Mosque:
Rohtak has a number of old mosques, some of which remind of elegant Muslim structures. Dini Mosque or Adina Mosque is the oldest among these. At the north end of this mosque was a 'tehkhana' (underground cell).

Goakaran Tank:
It is an old and mythical tank called Goakaran tank, which is actually a complex of structures with ghats on three sides and includes temples of Lord Shiva, Devi and Hanuman. In addition, you would found a Dharamshala and a park close at hand.

Bhindawas Lake:
Bhindawas Lake, officially declared a wildlife sanctuary since 1985 houses thousands of birds. It sprawls over an area of more than 1,000 acres. Bhindawas is the largest wetland of Haryana (80 KM from Delhi). The lake covers 12 KM of land, which was used for crop cultivation before it was flooded.

Durga Bhawan Mandir:
It is one of the famous temples in the city. The temple is dedicated to 'Goddess Durga' who is the Hindu Goddess. The carving and sculptures are quite captivating in the Rohtak.

Tilyar Lake:
It is one of the major tourist attractions in the Indian state of Haryana. Tilyar Lake is a popular picnic spot in Rohtak District of Haryana. The lake lies in a 132-acre area and forms an integral part of the tourist setup, making it one of the greenest stretches in the nearby area. You can enjoy adventure sports such as kayaking and boating, which attract a large number of tourists, especially on weekends and holidays.

Other Tourist Places:
Ghani Pura Gurudwara, Bajrang Bhawan Mandir, Jagdish Mandir, Baba Laxman Puri Ji Dera, Shiv Parvati Mandir etc.

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