Bairath (Viratnagar) is around 85 km from Jaipur
on a diversion from National Highway No 8, near Shahpura
which connects Alwar
. This historical township in Jaipur District
has excavated remains of a circular Buddhist temple and relics of the Mauryan, Mughal
and Rajput periods. The Viratnagar Museum in Bairath has a wide collection of artifacts which lay claim to Bairath's rich past.
The major attractions in Bairath include a mint constructed by Akbar
, beautiful Mughal garden and remarkable monument with painted 'chhatri
s' and wall built by Jehangir.