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18 Attractions to Explore Near Rakhigarhi Museum

Rakhigarhi Museum
Rakhigarhi MuseumRakhigarhi, Haryana 125039, India

The site of Rakhigarh is one of the five known biggest townships of Harappan civilization on the Indian sub-continent. The other four are Harappa, Mohenjodaro and Ganveriwala in Pakistan and Dholavira in India. Five interconnected mounds spread in a huge area form the Rakhigarhi's unique site. Two mounds, out of five, were thickly populated. This site was excavated by Shri Amarendra Nath of the Archeological Survey of India.

Nearby Attractions

Bhuteshwar Shivji Temple
Bhuteshwar Shivji Temple19.66 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

Bhuteshwar Temple is a Hindu temple, in the series of 48 kos parikrama of Kurukshetra, dedicated to Bhuteshwar, a manifestation of Shiva Situated in Jind, Haryana, the city noted for its countless temples that are devoted to Lord Shiva. The ruler of the district, Raghbir Singh, constructed a temple, which came to be known as the Bhuteshvara temple.

Barsi Gate
Barsi Gate26.46 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

This huge gate presents a beautiful example of Sultanate architecture. Out of the five gates of the walled ancient city of Hansi, this is the only one that survives as an ancient structure. This ancient gateway was built by Sultan Alaud-din Khilji in 1303 AD as per the Persian inscription. It is a pointed arch gate. Subsequently, it was repaired in 1522 AD during the rule of Ibrahim Lodhi. This gateway served in the ancient times as the main entrance to Hansi, is over 30 meters high.

Jahaj Kothi Museum Hisar
Jahaj Kothi Museum Hisar40.18 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

Jahaj Kothi Museum is a later era building located inside Firoz Shah Palace Complex and maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. It is called the jahaj, Hindi for the ship as its shape resembles a ship. It was originally a Jain temple which was later used as a residence by the Irish mercenary adventurer George Thomas.

Firoz Shah Palace Complex
Firoz Shah Palace Complex41.06 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

Firoz shah palace complex is located in the city of Hisar in Haryana, India. It was built by Firuz Shah Tughlaq in 1354 AD. The original town of Hisar was a walled settlement inside the fort with four gates, Delhi gate, Mori gate, Nagauri Gate and Talaqi Gate. The palace consists of a mosque known as Lat ki Masjid. Lat is a sandstone pillar about 20 feet high and was earlier an Ashokan pillar. Underground apartments are also located inside the complex.

Lat Ki Masjid مسجد
Lat Ki Masjid مسجد41.07 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

This mosque, known as Lat Ki Masjid was built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq, is a unique example of Tughlaq architecture. The mosque is a combination of structures, L-shaped ablution tank and a Lat . The mosque is built partly of red and buff sandstone and partly of rubble masonry having thick plaster. Possibly extricated from destroyed Hindu temples, the stone pillars with floral and geometrical designs engraved on them support the main arched openings of the mosque.

Agroha mount
Agroha mount47.07 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

The site of Agroha is traditionally believed to be the Capital of the legendry king Maharaja Agrasena of Agrawal community. The city of Agroha was situated on the ancient trade route between Taxila and Mathura. And, therefore, it remained an important center of commerce and political activities till coming into existence of a new township of Hisar-e-Firoza (Hisar) of Firoz Shah Tughlag. A hoard of coins including 4 Indo Greek, one punch-marked and another 51 coins of Agrodaka were found from the

Star Monument
Star Monument 56.33 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

Star monument a stunning architectural beauty, is beyond adequate description. It is a Samadhi of Tarachandji Maharaj, popularly known as Maharajji by his followers. The beautifully shaped building of Star monument was completed in a very short span of just four years by Param Sant Huzur Kanwar Sahebji Maharaj. This modern marvel is situated in the Radhaswami Satsang Bhawan Complex, 12 kms. from Bhiwani.

Maharshi Dayanand University
Maharshi Dayanand University67.60 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

NAAC accredited university of Haryana named after the Saint Dayanand Saraswathy. the university offers courses in a number of fields of study at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Besides offering courses on campus & Distance mode, it is a collegiate university that provides programs through colleges, institutes, and centers throughout the region.

Tilyar Lake
Tilyar Lake68.40 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

A beautiful lake located near to the Rohtak zoo. This is a beautiful place to hang out with families. Fishing is permissible here after paying money.

Tilyar Mini Zoo, Rohtak
Tilyar Mini Zoo, Rohtak68.62 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

A good picnic spot located in the bank of the Tilyar lake. Has a few attractive birds and animals for public showing.

Ibrahim Lodhi Tomb
Ibrahim Lodhi Tomb83.79 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

This is the tomb of Ibrahim Lodi, sulthan of the Lodi dynasty. Rather Ibrahim Lodi's tomb is actually situated near the tehsil office in Panipat, close to the Dargah of Sufi saint Bu Ali Shah Qalandar. It is a simple rectangular structure on a high platform approached by a flight of steps.

Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargah
Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargah84.28 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

Hazrat Bu Ali Shah Qalandar was a Sufi saint of the Chishtī Order who lived and taught in India. His shrine or dargah in Bu Ali Shah Qalandar Dargah in the city of Panipat is a place of pilgrimage.

Kabuli Bagh Masjid
Kabuli Bagh Masjid85.26 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

The Kabuli Bagh Mosque is a mosque in Panipat which was built in 1527 by the emperor Babur to mark his victory over Sultan Ibrahim Lodhi at the first Battle of Panipat in 1526. The mosque located in Panipat is named after Kabuli Begum, Babur's wife.

Pratapgarh Farms
Pratapgarh Farms 91.83 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

Unique holiday experience comes alive at this ethnic village resort, which offers- sumptuous vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine, live entertainment – folk music and dance, traditional handicrafts by artisans, natural beauty care, sports and adventure activities – in the background of lush green fields. All this makes it a must-visit destination for family picnics/holidays, corporate get-togethers/meetings/ trainings, school trips and rural/ethnic trip for foreign tourists and visitors.

Crocodile Breeding Park
Crocodile Breeding Park92.80 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

The Bhor Saidan Crocodile Breeding Centre is located 22 km from Kurukshetra and 13 km from Thanesar at Bhor Saidan village, also spelled as Bhour Saidan or Bhoor Saiydan, on the Kurukshetra-Pehowa road near Bhureeshwar Temple, one of the pilgrimage sites in Kurukshetra in the Indian state of Haryana.

Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary
Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary94.85 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

It was established as a Bird Sanctuary by the Government of India in 3rd June, 2009. Constructed to store the excess waters of the Jawaharlal Nehru canal at the time of power failure of Lift Canal System, the Sanctuary is spread over an area of 1074 acres. There are many reasons to visit Bhindawas, the main one being is, one can see acres of yellow mustard fields along the road to this wetland, also one can spot innumerable species of water birds flock near a canal .

Cantonment Church Tower
Cantonment Church Tower95.79 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

The Cantonment Church Tower is a church tower in the Karnal city of Haryana, India. It is a historical religious shrine in Karnal. It stands near National Highway 1 of India. It has been declared as a historical monument by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage. It was the tower of St. James' Church, Karnal, dedicated to St. James, one of the disciples of Jesus Christ. The tower is 35 m tall and is surmounted by an ornamental cross.

Karna Lake
Karna Lake96.93 KMs away from Rakhigarhi Museum

Karna Lake is a major tourist attraction in the Karnal district of Haryana. It is located at a distance of 125 km from both Chandigarh and Delhi, thus serving as a midway halt while traveling between the two cities on the famous Grand Trunk Road. Folklore has it that Karna, a famous character from Indian history, who played a major role in the war of Mahabharat, used to bathe in this lake.