Ganganagar is situated on the banks of the Sutlej River and close to the Great Thar Desert. The region is situated at the borders of the state of Rajasthan, Haryana & Punjab states and the international boundaries of India & Pakistan. One of the biggest districts of the state, Ganganagar once formed a part of the Bikaner state, the region was named after Maharaj Ganga Singh, the king of Bikaner. Owing to a significant population of Punjabis, the region is often heralded as the ‘The Punjab of Rajasthan’. The district has numerous noteworthy attractions like the famous Laila Majnu ki Mazar, the tomb of the famous lovers in the Indian history. Agriculture is the main source of livelihood in the region, Wheat, Guar, sugar cane, bajra and grams are the main cash crops grown in the district of Ganganagar. With a great agricultural production, the region is also nicknamed as the "The Food Basket of Rajasthan".
|Delhi 424 Kms.||Agra 644 Kms.||Ajmer 485 Kms.|
|Alwar 521 Kms.||Bharatpur 661 Kms.||Jaipur 468 Kms.|
|Jaisalmer 515 Kms.||Jodhpur Jodhpur Kms.||Mt. Abu 769 Kms|
|Ranthambhore 633 Kms.|
The Rojhri Dham is a famous religious attraction of Ganganagar. Made in honor of Lord Hanuman, Rojhri Dham is located on the Anupgarh Bikaner road. The revered attraction is flocked with devotees and tourists throughout the year. Every year during Ashvin Purnima and Chaitra Purnima special events and jagrans are held at the complex, inviting numerous devotees from all across the state.
The Laila Majnu ki Mazar is a famous mausoleum of the great lovers’ Laila and Majnu situated in the village of Binjaur. According to legends, the lovers died here and are buried together. Every year a fair is held at the complex which invites lovers, and newlyweds. A symbol of love, the mausoleum of Laila and Majnu is a noteworthy attraction.
The Hindumalkot Border in the Town of Sri Ganganagar acts as the frontier between India and Pakistan. Named after the Diwan of Bikaner – Hindumal, the border offers clear views of the Observation Post of Pakistan. The border usually remains open from 10:00 a.m. to 05:30 p.m. and is a great point to visit in Ganganagar.
The Gauri Shankar temple is a famous Hindu temple in Ganganagar is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Devi Pati. The Shivalinga located at the sanctum is the main attraction of the Temple. The temple complex also enshrines Goddess Gauri. Built using sandstone, the temple features two cone shaped turrets, which offers it a beautiful look.
Located on the Hanumangarh road, the Balaji Dham is a famous attraction & noted Hindu shrine made in honor of Lord Hanuman. It is believed that a visit to this shrine heals one and wards off evil spirits, and black magic spells. The shrine is visited by numerous visitors from all over the country seek blessings from the deity.
The Budhha Johad Sahib is a famous gurudwara located at a distance of 75 kms from the Ganganagar city. The gurudwara was built on the site where the two brothers Sukha Singh and Mehtab Singh hung the head of a Massa Rangarh, guilty of sacrilege of the golden Temple at Amritsar. Sprawled over a vast area, the Gurudwara features 22 pillars on each of the floor and also houses a library and portraits of various Sikh martyrs.