Established in 1838 A.D., Jhalawar was once the capital of the erstwhile princely state of the Jhalas. It is located 87 km from Kota and 335 km from the pink city of Jaipur. Take a walking tour of Jhalawar to gain an insight into its rich cultural heritage. As you take in a wealth of experiences, feel the charm of yesteryear. The town is known for its historical charm and natural beauty. .
Reverberates with royal elegance, the town of Jhalawar Rajasthan offers much to its visitors. The most famous tourist attraction of Jhalawar is the 19th century Jhalawar Fort. Maharajrana Madan Singh constructed this fort in between 1840-1845. The fort houses several beautiful wall paintings or frescoes. Jhalawar Fort is also called as the Garh Palace. One needs to acquire permission to see spectacular paintings and mirror work.
On your tour to Jhalawar Rajasthan, visit the Bhawati Natya Shala. Built in the 20th century by Maharaja Bhawani Singh, this theatre is located close to Jhalawar Fort. If you are interested in theatre art, do not miss to visit this theatre while you are in Jhalawar. One of the oldest museums of the state, the 20th century Government Museum exhibits an excellent collection of paintings, idols or images, coins, sculptures and rare manuscripts.
As you travel to Jhalawar Rajasthan, you can also explore the nearby areas for a rich travel experience. 6 km away from the town of Jhalawar is Jhalarapatan, the ‘city of bells’. Here you will see the 10th century Padam Nath temple (Surya Temple). There are several other places of historical significance located near Jhalawar, which include Gagron Fort, Chandrabhaga Temples, Buddhist Caves and Stupas, Bhimsagar and Atishey Jain Temple at Chandkheri.