Bakra, a small village in Rajasthan’s Jalore district, comes under the Jodhpur division. It is located at a distance of 30 km from the district headquarters of Jalore – a city used by the Rathore rulers to keep their treasures safe. The city was also home to the famous warrior from Rajasthan – Maharana Pratap.
Places to Stay
Being a village, Bakra naturally does not have lodges to accommodate visitors. One will have to travel to Jalore city in order to find a roof. 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 Bakra is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Bakra as a village may not have great tourist attractions, but the neighbouring city of Jalore sure has a couple of options. 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 173 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jalore Railway Station in Jalore at a distance of 31 km.
State transport buses connecting the village to various other parts of the state are the main means of transport here. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.