Holiday Trip in Jhalawar

Memorable Trip with Jhalawar Holiday Packages

Jhalawar is a beautiful city in south-eastern region at the edge of the Malwa plateau of Rajasthan. It used to be the capital of the former princely state of Jhalawar and is the administrative headquarters of Jhalawar District. It was once referred to as Brijnagar. Beautiful landscape of the township is rocky, but is water-laden and fertile. The city of Jhalawar is not only famous for its rich history, but also for having a rich natural wealth. Massive forts, pre-historic cave paintings, exotic wildlife and thickly wooded forests are some of the major attractions of the city. You can find the Jhalawar Fort with most exquisite wall paintings and mirror work along with the Bhawani Natya Shala, a theater dating back to the 1920s. The city offers you unique experiences at every level of your exploration. So, choose the Jhalawar holiday packages offered by and get the best offer for your tour.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Jhalawar

Before going for your Jhalawar vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

Government Museum:
Founded in 1915 A.D., it is one of the oldest museums present in Rajasthan. This ancient museum has a fine collection of paintings, idols, rare manuscripts and beautiful statues of Laxminarayan, Krishna, Vishnu, Ardhanarishwar, Trimurti and Natraj.
Gagron Fort:
An impressive fort of Gagaron that is constructed through centuries (8th to 18th centuries AD) and witnessed various great battles. This fort is enclosed by the waters of the Ahu and Kalishindh rivers on three sides. The Mausoleum of Sufi Saint "Mitthe Shah" is adjacent to the fort.
Kolvi Caves:
Prehistoric Buddhist Caves located in and around the village of Kolvi, Vinayaka and Hathiagor holds great significance, both historically and archeologically. It has carved colossal figure of Buddha and Stupas. The Buddhist caves of Kolvi was the Monastic complex comprising about fifty rock cut caves carved out in the laterite rock hill. The complex has chaityagriha, a sanctuary and a stupa, inside with a colossal figure of seated Buddha in a Dhyana Mudhra on a pedestal. These caves are great way to explore Buddhist culture of the olden times.
Prithvi Vilas Palace:
It is Maharaja's Palace with having 12 rooms which are run as Heritage Hotel by the royal family.
Bhawani Natya Shala:
It is a theatre built for the performance of plays and other cultural events. Located close to the fort, this theatre was constructed by Maharaja Bhawani Singh in the year 1921. It once housed great plays like 'Shakuntalam' and 'Shakespeare's classics'. This Natya Shala is adorned with delicate architecture and has a unique structure in itself. It is believed to be one of the only eight structures with a deep under the stage construction in the world, allowing horses and even chariots to emerge on stage.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Chandrabhaga Temples, Sun Temple- Jhalrapatan and Chandkheri Jain Temple are some of the other famous attractions of Jhalawar. If you get extra time, do try to visit any of these places on your Jhalawar travel.

Best Time for Holidaying in Jhalawar

Jhalawar experiences a hot and dry summers with cool and pleasant winter season. The monsoon season receives the highest rainfall in Rajasthan with an average around 60-95 cm. During monsoons, cool and light wind blows keeping heat and humidity away. Therefore, the best time to enjoy sightseeing and other tourist activities in this city is from the month of September to March. So, plan your Jhalawar trip accordingly.

Must Buy Things from Jhalawar

Similar to various other cities of Rajasthan, there is a variety of handicrafts and artifacts available in the markets of Jhalawar. However, the cane baskets, hand painting on cloth and stone images of Jhalarapatan are the specialties of this place. These items can serve as beautiful souvenirs and home pieces for your home, friends and family.

Explore Options to Reach Jhalawar

Before booking your Jhalawar holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
The closest airport to Jhalawar is Kota airport (just 82 KM). You can hire taxis or cab to reach the town.
By Train
Ramganj Mandi railway station is the closest rail link (about 25 KM) to the town of Jhalawar. It falls on Delhi-Mumbai railway line.
By Road:
Jhalawar is well-connected to other major cities of the state like, Bundi, Kota and Jaipur. NH-12 passes through the Jhalawar district connecting it to other states of the country. Select any of the traveling modes and come for a remarkable Jhalawar tour. and enjoy your holiday.
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