Nimaj Tourist Places to Visit in Nimaj, Pali, Rajasthan, India
Nimaj is a survey town placed in Jaitaran Taluk in Pali district in the Indian State of Rajasthan. It is situated about 212 km southwest of state capital Jaipur and about 472 southwest of national capital Delhi. Nimaj is located between 26.1497° N latitude and 74.0000° E longitude and is positioned about 315 meters from the mean level of sea.
Nimaj is surrounded by Mehandi manufacturing units, Umbrellas and wire netting, ACSR conductors units, Conduct pipes centres, handle manufacturing units and steel furniture units. Nimaj houses several well facilitated educational centres, hospitals, parks, cloth shops and Ayurvedic therapy centres.
History of Nimaj:
Nimaj witnessed the rule of Gurjar Pratihar and they constructed Magarmandi Mata Temple and other famous temples during 9th century. Rao Uda Ji and Thakur Jagram Sing were the major Kings to rule Nimaj region in the past.
Cuisine, Culture and Shopping in Nimaj:
Nimaj is a multi religion and multicultural town populated with Hindu, Muslim and Christian religions. Ranakpur Jain Temple, Parshuram Mahadev Temple and Nimbo Ka Nath Mahadev Temple are the famous temples located in the nearby towns of Nimaj.
Shri Sonana Khetlaji’s Fair, Parshurama Mahadevji’s Fair and Nimbeshwar Mahadev fair are the annual fairs celebrated with great enthusiasm in the neighboring regions of Nimaj.
The natives of Nimaj use Bikaneri Bhujia, Mirchi Bada and Pyaaj Kachori snacks in their usual breakfast and lunch. Ghevar, DilKhushaal, Jhajariya and Kadka are the sweet items and Saanth ro achaar, Laal maans and Mohan maans are special types of non vegetarian items in Nimaj.
Nimaj is well known for Rajasthani handicrafts and also there is great demand for handicraft items among the tourists. Because of this reason, there are numerous handicraft shops working along with modern cloth centres and general stores to take the advantage of the influx of the tourists.
How to reach Nimaj?
Nimaj has good connectivity with its nearby regions and main towns of the state by road and railway mode of transports. It is situated about 90 km from district main town Pali and 19 km away Taluk main town Jaitaran.
There are ample numbers of private vehicles and government vehicles plying between Nimaj and its surrounding regions regularly to provide good transportation services to public.
Nimaj has one bus terminal and also one can access buses at Jaitaran Town Bus Stop (19 km away from Nimaj).
Beawar Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Nimaj situated at a distance of 27 km. The distance between Nimaj and Jodhpur Airport (nearest Airport to Nimaj) is about 116 km.
Visitor attractions near Nimaj:
Nimaj Palace is one of the prime attractions of Nimaj and was constructed with hard stones, designed with beautiful Rajasthani architecture. It is now being converted into a heritage hotel.
Hatundi Rata Mahabir Temple:
Hatundi Rata Mahabir Temple is a Jain worship place dedicated to the twenty fourth and last Jain Tirthankara ‘Mahavira’. It generally looks like the shape of Pyramid of Egypt and the part of the temple was designed with pink color. The internal chamber of the temple consists a magnificent statue of Mahavira.
Surya Narayana Temple:
Surya Narayana Temple is dedicated to Lord Surya and was built during 15th century. It is a famous temple among the surrounding regions of Pali and the architecture of this temple gives a great feel to the tourists.
Bangur Museum named in the memorial of the great person Mr. Bangur Juar is situated near the old Bus Stand of Pali. Bangur Museum includes collection of ancient coins, arms and artistry.
Somnath Mahadev ji Temple:
Somnath Mahadev ji Temple was built in the year 1209 A. D. by Pal Solanki near the major market of the Pali. Somnath Mahadev ji Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has idols of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha, and Nandi.
Other top tourist attractions near Nimaj include:
- Chaumukha Temple
- Jawai Dam
- Parshuram Mahadev Temple
- Nimbo Ka Nath Mahadev Temple
Best time to visit Nimaj:
Between October and March is the ideal time to visit Nimaj to watch historical monuments of Nimaj.
Accommodation options near Nimaj:
Hotels present in Nimaj, Jaitaran (19 km from Nimaj) and Pali (90 km) provide quality hospitality services. Some of the best hotels in and around Nimaj are:
- Hotel Raj Mahal
- Mangal Grand Hotel
- Hotel Vinod
- Vikrant Hotel
- Hotel Master Paradise
- Chhatra Sagar
- Hotel Mansarovar
- Ranakpur Hill Resort
- Chhatra Sagar
- Castle Bera Hotel
- Panihari Hotel
- Welcome Heritage Sardar Samand Palace
- Padumpura Homestay
- Nana Homestay
- Rawla Jojawar