Deedwana, also known as Didwana, is located in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan, India. This town is in the Thar Desert and is believed to be more than 5,000 years old. Deedwana is associated with the Rajput clan with the family name of ‘Maheshwari’. This town is famous for the Isamic Sufi movement, its ancient architecture and the royals who reside here.
Places to Stay
There are some lavish as well budget hotels in Deedwana. Some of them are Ramgarh Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 8500) and Hotel Sagar Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1200).
The official language of Deedwanais Hindi.
Deedwana is famous for the Holi carnival and the desert festivals celebrated every year. The Naguar Fair, the second largest cattle fair in Rajasthan, is a must visit too.
Places of Interest
There are a number of tourist attractions in Deedwana, especially the temples. The town is known for the centre where Brahmin children study called the VED Vidhalya.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Deedwana is the Nagaur Airport. It is located about 87 km away from the town.
Deedwana has its own railway station; the Vivek Express train will take one directly to Deedwana.
There are bus services to Deedwana from Chiitorgarh, Jodhpur, Pilibanga, Pali, Ajmer, Beawar and Chittor. Some of the best bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Laxmi Travels, Chandra Travels and Kalpana Travels. Travellers prefer to opt for online booking of bus tickets as they can comfortably get their tickets from the confines of their homes or offices.