Jhalawar Tourist Attractions of Jhalawar
the tranquil City of Jhalawar Tourism that preserves the heritage of Jhala Rajputs,
who ruled over it during 19th century. It was founded by Jhala Zalim Singh
in 1838, who was also the Deewan of Kota. Infact it was the Britishers who
got Kota separated from Jhalawar and gave this new kingdom to Zalim Singh.
Most of the developments of the state took place under his reigns.
Located at a distance of 87 km from Kota, at the edge of Malwa plateau,
Jhalawar is known for its historical forts, pre-historic cave paintings,
thick forests and opium producing fertile lands. Some other travel
attractions lying close to this city are Jhalrapatan, an ancient town of
temples, situated 7 km from the city and Gagron fort which lies at a
distance of 10 km to its northeast.
This City plays host to a big annual cattle fair known as the Chandrabhage
Fair, which takes place in the month of October-November. On the fool moon
night of Kartika month, people come to take a holy dip in the Chandrabhaga
Information on Jhalawar:
The SBBJ ATM is situated in the Jhalawar Fort Building itself, from where
you can get your cash. But, you better carry your money in the Indian
currency as there are no banks available here to exchange currency. The
Tourist Office is located at RTDC Hotel Chandrawati.
Sights & Activities of Jhalawar:
The prime attraction of Jhalawar is its City Fort situated in the central
part of the district. It was built in 1838 by the Jhala Rajput king Madan
Singh. This princely fort showcases impressive paintings, frescoes and
mirror work on the walls of its inner chambers. Today it houses the
collectorate and other government offices, that have left little space for
You can also have a look at the 8th century sculptures, gold coins and
ancient weaponry at the government run Fort Museum. Within the fort only
lies Bhavan Natyashala that served as a Parsi Theatre in the 1920s. The
whole set up is one of a kind. An important characteristic feature of the
theatre is its underground route from where huge chariots and carriages were
brought up on the stage.
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- Delhi Sightseeing - Jama Masjid, Red Fort,Chandni Chowk
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- Visit Laxmi Narayan Temple in Delhi
- Temple visit in Mathura
- Appreciating arhitecture of Taj Mahal in Agra
- Holy Dip at Varanasi (Ganga)
- Visit to the erotic temples of khajuraho
Also, don't forget to visit the Government College Library, if you are an
avid reader. It is situated near Hotel Dwarika. There is a huge collection
of around 70,000 books here.
Sleeping & Eating of Jhalawar Hotels:
You will not get enough options for accommodation in this lesser known
Place, but still Hotels here have comfortable rooms and facilities. RTDC
Hotel Chandrawati, at Jhalrapatan Road, has a pleasant compound and a good
restaurant in its premises. Hotel Dwarka at Hospital Road has affordable AC
and deluxe rooms. Purva Hotel at Mangalpura and Rupali Dhani at Hospital
Road, are other options to choose from. You can also have all kind of Indian
dishes and snacks at Anupam Restaurant and Cafe on Patan Road.
Getting There & Away:
National Highway 12 passes through this district. Regular buses are
available from Kota, Bundi and Jaipur. The main bus stand is to the south of
the town. Ramganj Mandi is the nearest railhead, located at a distance of 25
km, which is connected by the Delhi-Mumbai railway line.
Jhalawar Tourism around in a small town such as Jhalawar is a relatively easy
task. You can easily walk down to nearby places or take one of those
conveniently available rickshaws or tongas. You can also hire a jeep or a
taxi to make a trip on the bumpy roads. You can reserve one from one of the
Hotels or from the tourist office.