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Jhalawar Tourism

A place laden with historic forts and beautiful palaces, Jhalawar takes on back in time to an era of glory. It's a place that provides on an opportunity to experience the Rajputana lifestyle.

Founded in the early years of the 19th century, Jhalawar was the capital of the Kingdom of Jhalawar and soon became a major city in the Rajputana region. The city with giant forts, its architecturally imperious designs and its beautiful people has a charm unlike any other. The place is a treasure trove of history and instantly takes you back to a time of Maharaja's and Raja's of the Rajputana dynasty who use to rule over the land with proud and honor unlike any other. The city today, is a shadow of its past glory but one can still lose themselves in its historic by-lanes, its forts and palaces. It allows one to have a leisurely outing while reminiscing about history. Jhalawar is the place to be for those who seek a bit of adventure, romance and history.

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Despite being a major historical town in Rajasthan, Jhalawar is connected well to the rest of India only via roadways. Bus services, as well as cabs and taxis, ply on a regular basis from major towns such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, etc. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity to Jhalawar. Raja Bhoj Airport at Bhopal is the nearest available airport to Jhalawar, around 230 km away from Jhalawar. Ramganj Mandi is the closest railway station to Jhalawar, barely 25 km away.

How to reach Jhalawar by flight

The nearest airport is at Kota which is just 82 km from Jhalawar. One can easily hire a cab or catch Rajasthan Roadways buses for Jhalawar.

How to reach Jhalawar by road

NH 12 connects Jhalawar to the rest of the country. There are many public and private buses which connect Jhalawar to all the major cities around it.

How to reach Jhalawar by train

The nearest rail head is at Ramganj Mandi which is very close to Jhalawar. Cabs and buses are easily available for Jhalawar from the railway station.

Local transport in Jhalawar

Commuting within the city is fairly easy. You can easily get a taxi or shared autoricksaws for traveling within and outside the city parameters.

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FAQs on Jhalawar

What is famous about Jhalawar?

Has a water-laden green landscape unlike much of Rajasthan. One can expect to see orange orchard during the winter.

What is not so good about Jhalawar?

Scorching hot during the summers.

Who should visit Jhalawar?

Jhalawar is a perfect destination for those who are seeking to explore different aspects of Rajasthan. It is for those people who are looking for an offbeat and flamboyant place to spend their next vacation at. It can be visited by nature lovers and history enthusiasts. It is for all those seeking a bit of adventure, romance and history.

What is the best time to visit Jhalawar?

Being situated in a very hot region with an arid climate, Jhalawar is best travelled during the months of winters i.e. from October-February. The place has a nice warm weather in the day and chilly in the night. Carrying adequate woollens is necessary to beat the chill during the evening. Sightseeing is fantastic in this period with the city turning on its charm.
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What is the local food in Jhalawar?

At Jhalawar you can find the best of Rajasthani and North Indian food. The spicy and delicious Rajasthani food such Daal Baati Churma, Makki ki Raab and Sev Tamatar are a delight to the tongue. Both veg and non-veg options are available.
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What is the best way to reach Jhalawar?

Despite being a major historical town in Rajasthan, Jhalawar is connected well to the rest of India only via roadways. Bus services, as well as cabs and taxis, ply on a regular basis from major towns such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, etc. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity to Jhalawar. Raja Bhoj Airport at Bhopal is the nearest available airport to Jhalawar, around 230 km away from Jhalawar. Ramganj Mandi is the closest railway station to Jhalawar, barely 25 km away.

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What are the things to do in Jhalawar?

The top things to do in Jhalawar are Jhalara Patan, Bhimsagar Dam, Jhalawar Fort, Shopping in Jhalawar, Government Museum, Jhalawar, Bhawani Natya Sthala. You can see all the places to visit in Jhalawar here

What are the places near Jhalawar?

The top places near to Jhalawar are Udaipur which is 248 km from Jhalawar, Jaipur which is located 259 km from Jhalawar, Kota which is located 74 km from Jhalawar, Chittorgarh which is located 157 km from Jhalawar, Bundi which is located 105 km from Jhalawar

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Kumar Kislay

4 years ago
- Avoid the summers for a visit to Jhalawar.
- Buy souvenirs from the RTDC shop for handicrafts to make authentic purchases.
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