Hisar is widely popular as the 'City of Steel', mainly because it is home to a number of steel industries. It is located in the state of Haryana and is about 180 km away from Delhi. The city maintains a continental climate with extremely hot summers and relatively chilly winters. It is home to some exquisite historical structures with new age architectural marvels cropping up at places.
Best Time to Visit Hisar
The best time to visit Hisar is during winter between the months of October and March.
Tourist Attractions in Hisar
Hisar is home to several tourist destinations and is visited by tourists from all over the country. Some of the major tourist destinations include: OP Jindal Knowledge Center and Observatory (built in the memory of OP Jindal and is modeled after Seattle tower), Firoz Shah's Palace and Fort, St. Thomas Church, Agroha Dham (important religious place situated on the outskirts of the city, built in the honor of Maharaja Agrasena), Deer Park, Jahaz Kothi (a protected monument of historical prominence, the name means that the building looks like a 'jahaaz' i.e. a ship), Humayun's Mosque, Lat Ki Masjid, and others.
Weather Of Hisar
The winter season in Hisar begins from the month of October and lasts till February. Temperature plummet to as low as 4°C and cold conditions engulf the city. Winter season is rated as the best time to visit the Hisar.
The summer season in Hisar lasts from April to June. Summers are taxing and hot conditions prevail with maximum temperature touching 40°C at times.
Hisar receives moderate rainfall between the months of July and September. After the scorching summers, rain generally provides relief to residents as well as tourists. Day temperatures drop but humid weather conditions prevail in the city during monsoon.
How to Reach Hisar
By Air : Domestic and International flights to and from Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi are available.
By Rail : Hisar is on Railway map with broad gauze line from Delhi/New Delhi railway station via Rohtak- Bhiwani and onwards to some cities of Punjab.
By Road : Hisar is about 170 km. from New Delhi on National Highway No. 9. Buses are available for Hisar every 15 minutes from the Inter State Bus Terminus(ISBT) at New Delhi via Bhadurgarh-Rohtak.