Located at a distance of 53 KM from Jaipur, Viratnagar is a budding tourist destination in the royal state of Rajasthan. Also famously known as 'Bairat' and is quite accessible to various other tourist places such as Sariska, Ajabgarh-Bhangarh, Siliserh and Alwar. The name 'Viratnagar' can be traced back to the age of the great epic the Mahabharata. As per the mythology, this place was established by the King, Virat, where Pandavas spent their banishment period of one year ('Agyatwas'). Viratnagar is also known for the great cow lover "Mahatma Ramchandra Veer's" birthplace. Besides, this place is known for Buddhist monasteries and some very strange and naturally formed rocks and boulders, which resembles human or animal skulls. So, explore the underrated tourist destination and choose the Viratnagar holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in to get the best offer for your tour.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Beejak Ki Pahari:
Beejak Ki Pahari has very interesting Buddhist landmarks that will make your Viratnagar travel a memorable experience. It is a hill, where the remnants of a couple of Buddhist monasteries are still there. These Buddhist ruins dates back to the golden days of history.
Ganesh Giri Temple and the Museum:
The Ganesh Giri Temple and the Museum are one of the popular tourist attractions of Viratnagar in Rajasthan. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha and is visited by a large number of devotees around the year. You can also visit a small museum, which is located in the temple and displays 170 articles of the great architectural significance.
It is a famous Jain temple located opposite to the Mughal Gate in the city. Tourists can enjoy a visit to an irrigation and water flow system along with a small garden. This complex also has a children's playground.
This Jain temple is amongst the most prominent tourist attractions. It has images of three Jain Tirthankaras (Parsvanath, Chandraprabha and Rishabhadeva). Tourists having an interest in can see an intricately carved pillared portico, at the entrance of this temple.
Bhim Ki Dungari:
It is a huge cave located here and is known because of the mythological tales associated with it. It is believed that, after losing everything to the Kauravas, the Pandavas were to go to exile for 12 years and an additional one year of disguised exile. During the 13th year ('Agyatwas'), the Pandavas lived in disguise in Viratnagar, the kingdom of King Virat. Here, Bhim, who was the strongest of the five brothers, chose to live in this cave and therefore, it is named as Bhim ki Dungri.