Manglana is a village in the Parbatsar tehsil in the district of Nagaur in Rajasthan. Located 423 meters above sea level, Manglana used to be known as Mangalanaka and was part of the Chauhan Kingdom. Its current population is just over 3,300 residents and a majority of them belong to the Jat community. Manglana is situated 7 km away from the ‘marble city’ of Makrana.
Places to Stay
Manglana is a small village and does not have any hotels. However many lodging options and local homestays can be found in the nearby town of Makrana.
The official language of Manglana is Marwari. However, Hindi is also spoken here.
The most important event in Manglana is the Gangaur festival, which falls on the day after Holi in March each year. The Nagaur Fair is also held either in January or in February each year.
Places of Interest
There are quite a few places in and around Manglana that tourists can visit. The district of Nagaur also has a few sightseeing spots.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Jaipur Airport. It is located about 110 km away from the town.
Mankaran Junction (7 km from Manglana) and Kuchaman City are the nearest railway stations. The nearest major railway station is located at Ajmer (70 km from Manglana.)
There are bus services to major cities in Rajasthan and Ahmedabad (644 km from Manglana.) Kalpana Travels is a reliable bus operator on this route. Ticketgoose.com is one of the best bus ticket booking sites from where you will get good deals and offers.