Alasan is a small village in Rajasthan in the Jalore district. It comes under the Jodhpur division. Alasan is located at a distance of 50 km from its district headquarters. Jalore was used by the Rathore rulers to keep their treasures safe. The city was also home to the mother of the famous warrior from Rajasthan – Maharana Pratap Singh.
Places to Stay
Being a village, Alasan naturally does not have lodges to accommodate visitors. One will have to travel to Jalore city in order to find a roof to spend the night. Some of the places worth a try are Hotel Amar (Tariff – Rs. 900), Raghu Ratan Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel City Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1,000).
The official language of Alasan is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated here are Diwali, Hanuman Jayanthi, Holi and Dussehra.
Places of Interest
Alasan as a village may not have great tourist attractions, but the neighbouring city of Jalore surely has. Some of them are Jalore Fort, Topekhana, Malik Shah Masjid, Sire Mandir and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Jodhpur Airport at a distance of 133 km.
The nearest railway station is the Abu Road Railway Station at a distance of 113 km.
State transport buses connecting Alasan to various other parts of the state are the main means of transport here. TicketGoose.com is a well-known online bus booking site of India where you can book bus tickets to more than 4,000 destinations.