The village of Jawra, located amidst a hilly plateau, is situated in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar district. If you are a history enthusiast, then this is the place for you to visit. There are numerous historical monuments, forts and ancient temples located within this rugged terrain. Some of the interesting cities to visit nearby are Jhalawar, Baran, Mangrol and Ramganj Mandi.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels available in Jawra. Those visiting this village need to book hotels in Bundi, which is 30 km away. There are good budget hotels in this mountain region. These hotels are Kasera Heritage View (Tariff – Rs.723), Hotel Vrindawati (Tariff – Rs.438) and Annapurna Haveli (Tariff – Rs.820).
The languages spoken in Jawra are Rajasthani and Hindi.
Kite Festival in January, Holi in March, Gangaur in March-April, Teej in July-August, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November are some of the festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
There are many interesting forts and other attractions around Jawra. Some of these places include Shikar Burj (33 km), Garh Palace (30 km), Jait Sagar Lake (32 km) and Taragarh Fort (30 km) away from Jawra.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is situated in Bhopal, which is around 387 km away from Jawra.
There is no railway station in Jawra. The closest railway station is the Atru Railway Station, which is 155 km away.
Jawra is connected by a wide network of buses from nearby cities and towns. There are private bus operators such as Baba Travels that run daily buses from Indore and Jaipur to Jawra. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.