Nawa is a small town in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The nearest major city from here is none other than the capital city of Jaipur at a distance of 106 km east. The pilgrimage city of Ajmer is not too far either and lies at a distance of 108 km south-west. Nawa lies to the north of the Shakambari Jheel or lake. Folks with an enthusiasm for places of worship, semi-arid landscape, havelis and cuisine can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The town does not have lodging options, but Jaipur has plenty of such options of budget hotels among which Ace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Raghuraj Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Golden Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Surbhi Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) are worth a try.
The official language of Nawa is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village does not have anything to offer tourists in terms of places to visit. However, a ride to the state capital, Jaipur, may open up those options such as the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jal Mahal besides temples and gardens.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur at a distance of 112 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jaipur Railway Station at a distance of 98 km.
State transport buses connecting various parts of Rajasthan happen to pass through this area thereby helping its inhabitants. Several small-scale means of transport are also available. Buses to Nawa are available from Ajmer as well as Jaipur. Booking bus tickets online from several bus booking websites like Ticketgoose.com is very convenient.