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Merta city is renowned for its consortium of temples and bravura palaces. Situated in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan, Merta boasts of several unique attractions viz the Meera Bai Temple (four hundred years old), Aurangzeb Mosque and Bhanwal Mata Temple.

Founded in 1480 Merta used to be a major trade center and has been witness to many a bloodbaths during the fight for supremacy over the desert. The victory of the Marathas Warriors (Peshwas) over the combined allies from Jaipur and Jodhpur in 1790 was at Merta and so was the conquest of the desert by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1562.
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