Nagar was the capital of the famous Matsayadesh. Some references of
Matsayadesh have been made in the Indian epic- the Mahabharata. In
the epic age, the area approximately the district of Jaipur, Alwar and
Bharatpur came to be known as Matsayadesh with Virat Nagar as its
Nagar was also famous for Mahatma Ramchandra Veer's birth place who
was a Hindu saint and also cow lover. To stop the animal in the
Temples of India, he did Anshan. He has introduced the Panchkhand
Peeth on the top of hill. He was a follower of a famous shasthra
pandit named Hanuman and their caste was named as Vanar. He had also
written the Hindu epic Ramayana in Hindi language the named "Ram katha
Amrit", "Humare Hutatma" "Vijay Pataka" & "Vinash ke Marg".
museum, although not very large has the prosperous collection. The
excavated material similar to potteries, pikkins, old coins, seals,
the metallic pieces, weapons and statues have been exhibited here.
Viratnagar Museum has artifacts from Bairat's long history, including
sculptures, coins, pottery, seals and metal objects.Bairat's history
goes back to the time of the Mahabharata, when it was known as
It was the
capital of ancient Mahajanapada (kingdom) of Machcha. In the 5th
century, the kingdom came under the control of the nearby Chedi
Kingdom and afterwards it became part of the Mauryan Empire. The
museum also exhibits the ruins of the Bijak-ki-pahadi who was a
Buddhist Chaitya (chapel), these chapels are located in Bairat and
dates back to 3rd century BCE, are the oldest free-standing Buddhist
structures in India. The town is also home to ruins of a Buddhist
monastery, rock-cut statute from Emperor Ashoka and a wood and timber
temple, these date from the Mauryan period.
Nagar museum Virat Nagar was the capital of the legendary
Matsayadesh.In the epic period, the area around the district of
Jaipur, Alwar and Bharatpur came to be known as Matsayadesh with Virat
Nagar as its capital. Although the museum of Viratnagar is not very
large but it has the fine collection of exhibits and galleries inside.
The museum has a fine collection of exhibits like weaponos,
sculptures, potteries, coins, metallic pieces.
city instead of local attractions has a number of gateways in the
nearby region. Virat Nagar is one such place and is well-known for the
museum located in the region. The museum truly reveals the rich
history of the place. Viratnagar is located about 40 kms from the Pink
City, this place used to be the capital of the legendary Matsayadesh.
Frequent references of Matsayadesh have been made in the Indian epic-
has been referred in the epic period and included the area around the
district of Jaipur, Bharatpur and Alwar. Virat Nagar comprises the
capital of the entire region of Matsayadesh. The museum at Virat Nagar
is a small one but possesses rich collections. The exhibition includes
excavated material like potteries, pikkins old coins, seals, metallic
pieces, weapons and statues.