extensive mound locally known as Khokrakot is identified with the ancient
town of Rohtak, mentioned in the great epic
Mahabharata, possibly the capital of the Yaudheya Gana. A carved pillar
capital found here shows winged-lions with riders assignable to Kushana
Large number of coin moulds of the later Yaudheyas, a terracotta plaque belonging to the Gupta period and a coin of Samanta Deva, a tenth century Hindu ruler of Kabul, have been excavated from the surface. According to a local tradition, the town was rebuilt by the Chauhan ruler, Prithvi Raj in the twelfth century and later destroyed by Muslim invaders.
How To Get There
Air: The nearest airport is at Delhi.
Rail: The nearest rail junction is at Rohtak.
Road: Rohtak has a bus stand of its own.