Bhopalgarh is a town in Rajasthan in Jodhpur district. The major urban agglomeration is Jodhpur city, which is at a distance of 79 km. The town is located in the middle of the Thar desert. A series of six villages come under the Bhopalgarh town – Sopra, Bhagoriya, Kuri, Tambariya, Ratkuriya and Heradeshar.
Places to Stay
Being a small town, Bhopalgarh naturally does not have lodges to accommodate visitors. One will have to travel to Jodhpur in order to find a roof. Some of the places worth a try are Royale Plazo Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Haveli Jodhpur (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Govind Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Priya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Bhopalgarh is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The town may not have places of tourist interest. The city of Jodhpur, however, will not disappoint you. Some of the places which are worth exploring are Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, the Clock Tower known as Ghanta Ghar, Masooria Hills, Bhim Bhirak Cave, Sardar Samand Lake and Palace.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Jodhpur Airport at a distance of 76 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jodhpur Railway Station at a distance of 75 km.
State transport buses connecting the area to various other parts of the state are the main means of transport here. Opt for online bus ticket reservation through Ticketgoose.com and travel tension free