Nagaur is a captivating Rajput city in the Marwar region of Rajasthan, in northwestern India. Located on the fringes of the Thar Desert, stay amid a vast stretch of glittering sand. Built around the marvelous 12th century Ahhichatragarh (famously, Nagaur fort), in Rajput-Mughal architectural style, Nagaur takes its name from Nagavanshis who established the city. Soak in the rustic charm as you venture out to observe traces of historical heritage and religious significance around town. Quaint Nagaur serves as an ideal stopover between Bikaner and Jodhpur. Come February however, the city comes alive while playing host to the World Sufi Spirit Festival at the fort, as well as a popular cattle fair.