Katrathal Tourism, India

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Katrathal is a village in Sikar tehsil of Sikar district in Rajasthan, India. It is situated at a distance of 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Sikar on State Highway No. 8 (Sikar–Jhunjhunu Road).This ancient village is believed to be founded about 5000 years back. The ruins of Buddhist temples are found in the village. The village derives its name from combination of Sanskrit words ‘Katra’ (a market surrounded on all sides by walls) + ‘Sthal’ (place). (Katra+Sthal = Katrathal). The village is believed to be associated with the King Kichak. Kichak was the brother of queen of King Virata, the king of Matsya. Kichak was slain by Bhima during one year of incognito exile spent by Pandavas at the court of king Virata. In the ancient time the village was inhabited by Buddhist people. In later period there were Jains, Oswals etc. but they migrated elsewhere.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Katrathal, India. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. After your splendid visit to Katrathal, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Jaipur. Take a short trip from Katrathal and set some time aside to explore the Jaipur. Dotted with places like City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Monkey Temple; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Katrathal.

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Facts and Stats for Katrathal*

  • Cost for Essentials in Katrathal

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Katrathal

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 52.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.43 USD

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