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 EaseMyTrip.in and get the best offer for your tour.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm
Late November To Mid-February
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.
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.
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.