Jhalawar

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Jhalawar, formerly belonging to the district of Kota, was established circa 1838 A.D. The brainchild of the British Empire, it is one of the most coveted tourist destinations of Rajasthan. Zalim Singh, The First, is credited with laying the foundation stone for Jhalawar's rich heritage. Situated in south-east Rajasthan, near the plateau of Malwa, Jhalawar is flecked with lofty fortresses and variegated flora and fauna.

Alike the other districts and cities of Rajasthan , Jhalawar is also dotted with several tourist hotspots, ranging from fortresses, museum, theatre and shrines among a host of others. The lovely Jhalawar is also the site of several colorful festivities.

Jhalawar registers huge footfalls during the occasion of the Chandrabhaga Fair. It is also famous as the Kartik Fair. Besides, people from all across the country throng to the Gangaur festival, the Kaleshwar Mahadev Fair, that brings Jhalawar to life.

Once the realm of Jhalas, it is a shopaholic's haven. Cane handicrafts, icons of Jhalarapatan etched out in stone are the much sought after collector's items of the region.

Jhalawar is strategically connected by roadways, railways and airways. The closest airport is located at Kota, situated at a distance of eighty seven kilometers from Jhalawar. If you choose to travel by train, Kota and Ramganj Mandi are your destinations. It is also strategically connected by roadways with Jaipur, Kota and Bundi.

Following is a list of major tourist hotspots of the region that are worth a visit:
  • Jhalawar Fort
  • Bhawani Natyashala
  • Government Museum
  • Chandrabhaga Temple
  • Gagron Fort
  • Bhimsagar
  • Fort Of Gangadhar
  • Kakuni
  • Rein Basera
  • Dalhanpur
A sojourn of Jhalawar is guaranteed to be a memorable experience!

Last Updated on : May 20, 2014