Narnaul is a historic town which is located in Mahendergarh district of Haryana. The town finds mention in the Mahabharata. It is also believed to have been the birthplace of Birbal who was one of the Ministers or Navratnas in Akbar’s Court. Sher Shah Suri, who shook the foundation of the Mughal dynasty is also said to have been born here. Its historical and mythological roots apart, Narnaul is also famous as the place where the famous Chyawanprash, an Ayurvedic blend of many herbs was first produced.
Tourist places in and around Narnaul
By far the most important attraction of Narnul Tourism is Dosi Hill. The site is actually an extinct volcano and even today lava can be found here. However, there is another reason for its claim to fame and that is the ashram of revered Vedic period Chayvan Rishi.
Narnaul is also famous for the Chamunda Devi Mandir, located in the foothills in the centre of the city. During the Mughal era, a mosque was built at its place. The temple was dug out post-independence and attracts devotees throughout the year.
While in Narnaul, you can also visit the chor gumbad, a famous signboard of the town which is located on an isolated rock in the northern part of the town.
Other attractions worth a mention include Tomb of Ibrahim Khan Sur, Jal Mahal, an edifice surrounded by water on all sides, Tripolia gateway, the main entrance to a garden that has three sides, and Chatta Rai Bal Mukund Das, a palatial palace constructed by Rai Bal Mukund Das.
Narnul enjoys three seasons that occur throughout the year - Summer, Monsoon and Winter.
How to reach Narnaul
Narnul is a town which is well-connected with major destinations through rail, air and also by bus.