Sikar is now one of the two districts of Shekhawati, the other being Jhunjhunu. Worth a visit is Sikar’s tourist attractions in Shekhawati, Rajasthan large market, the clock tower and the painted Biyani havelis. Other attractions inlude Sagarmal Sodhani haveli, Madho Niwas Kothi, Jubilee Hall and Fort. The Jain temple and the temples of Gopinath, Raghunath and Madan Mohan are worth visiting. Areas closeby are Jeen Mata Temple and Harsh Nath Temple.
This is the town where the finest of Shekhwati’s frescoes can be seen. Its havelis still bear witness to the rich and prosperous Marwari era of the 19th century. Nawalgarh has a college with British clock tower and hundreds of painted havelis, old and new. Worth visiting are the Aath (eight) Haveli complex, Anandilal Poddar haveli, Jodhraj Patodia haveli, Chokhani haveli and hotel Roop Niwas Palace.