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Chhatri of Thakur Sardul Singh

Chhatri of Thakur Sardul Singh is a cenotaph of the 18th century' situated in a small village, Parasrampura, 20 km south-east of the town Nawalgarh. Chhatris are cenotaphs built to commemorate the kings and wealthy merchants. Chhatri of Thakur Sardul Singh is a well-preserved monument with dome-shaped ceilings. This cenotaph is one of the finest examples of Shekhawati art and holds some of the oldest and finest paintings of this region. These rust coloured miniature paintings in the walls and domes are unique and are illustrations of a fine taste in art. The paintings depict Hindu gods and stories from the epics. There are portraits of Thakur Sardul Singh and his sons.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Jhunjhunu


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