Jatara is a small village in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The nearest major city close by is Jhansi, which is located at a distance of 99 km north-west in Uttar Pradesh. The state capital of Bhopal lies at a distance of 314 km south-west. Those with a drive for temples, forts, cuisine and Indian landscape will find this place exciting.
Places to Stay
As the village does not have proper lodging facilities, tourists are forced to consider Jhansi for putting up. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying in the city are Tulsi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Shrinath Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Jhansi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Yatrik Hotel (tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The village as a matter of fact does not have any place which is worth visiting. However, Jhansi as a city has plenty of options, among which are Jhansi Fort; Shrine of St. Jude Church; St Antony's Cathedral: Iskcon Temple, Laxmi Temple; Shri Kali Temple; Karguan Jain Temple; Government Museum and Rani Mahal and others.
How to Get There
The Jhansi Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 103 km.
Jhansi Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 101 km.
Various state transport buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Jhansi is the city from where most buses to the area are available. Opt for online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of discounts.