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Introducing Hansi

Best time to visit : October to March
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Hansi is a historic city located in the Hisar District of Haryana State in India. The city holds archaeological significance as it was once a part of the Harappa Civilization. Because of its ancient monuments, buildings, statues, rich culture and religious past, it is visited by various tourists from all across the world. If you are an archaeological buff and historical sites lure you, Hansi is the perfect tourist destination to visit and explore the history of India.


You will find the influence of various cultures like Jainism, Hinduism, Islam and British in Hansi as the city was ruled by people from all cultures at some point of time in the past. Several rulers including Prithviraj Chauhan and Shahjahan ruled the city of Hansi. During the reign of Prithviraj Chauhan, Hansi was the centre of sword manufacturing. Known for their high quality, these swords were exported to the Middle East countries.

Several multi-cuisine restaurants and dhabas offering local cuisines can be easily located in and around the city. A special sweet known as Peda is a must have when you are in Hansi. The sweet is also traded to various other parts of India.

Hansi is a very small city and is not a place for shopping lovers. As it is situated in the Hisar District that is famous for its cotton industry, you can definitely get some cotton fabric from here as a remembrance of the trip.

Nearby Places:
  • Hisar (about 26 km.): Another city of archaeological importance, Hisar is also famous for the attractions like Blue Bird Lake and Agroha Dhaam. 
  • Siswal Village (about 52 km.): Siswal is a famous site for an ancient Shiva Temple belonging to the Mahabharata era. The temple houses a natural Shiv Linga which is around 5 ft. tall. It is also an archaeological sites dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization.
  • Rohtak (about 70 km.): You can visit the famous Taliyar Lake in Rohtak. The lake is spread across 20 acres and is frequented by people to enjoy picnic on weekends. You can also enjoy boating on the lake. Zoo and Children's Park near the lake are the other attractions.
  • Panipat (about 114 km.): An historical city, Panipat is known for tourist spots like Panipat Museum, Ibrahim Lodhi Tomb, Kabuli Bagh, Devi Temple and more. 


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