Harji is a small town in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The nearest major city is Jalore at a distance of 28 km. other major cities in the vicinity include Udaipur and Mount Abu at the distances of 169 km and 142 km. The Gujarat border is not too far either, located at a distance of 120 km south-east of Harji. Those with a keen interest for cuisine, Rajasthani culture and havelis must try this area out.
Places to Stay
Being a small town, Harji 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 the area 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
Except for Harji fort, the town may not have great tourist attractions, but the neighbouring city of Jalore sure 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 185 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jalor Railway Station at a distance of 27 km.
State transport buses connecting Harji to various other parts of the state are the main means of transport here. Buses to the town are available from Jalore city. Opt for online bus reservation through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from the confines of your home.