Palval is a small city situated in the northern state of Haryana. It is said to have derived its name from ‘Palvasur’- a demon who is said to have ruled this land during the rule of Pandavas. Palval is located at an approximate distance of 60 Km from Delhi. The city has its mention in the history of Indian Independence struggle since Mahatma Gandhi’ first arrest is said to have been taken place here in Palval.
Places to Stay
Few good budget hotels in Palval are Grace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Vijaya (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Surya Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hi-Way Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Palval is Haryanavi. The other languages spoken include Hindi, and Punjabi.
Few festivals and events of importance that are celebrated in Palval are Teej, Gangwar, Chatt, Diwali and Janamashtami.
Places of Interest
Notable tourist attractions in Palval worth visiting are Panchwati temple, Roshan Chirag Tomb, Gandhi Sewashram, Khota temple, Matia fort and Draupadi Ghat.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Palval is Indira Gandhi International Airport and is situated at a distance of approximately 55 km from the city.
There are a number of trains available from Palval Railway Station and is well connected with Delhi and other Indian cities through super-fast trains. A Ladies special train also runs between Palval to Delhi.
There are daily bus services to Faridabad, Kurukshetra, Gurgaon, Delhi, Hisar, Rohtak and Panchkula. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Balaji Travels, Choudhary Travels and DD Travels. Utilise the discounts and offers when you are booking a bus ticket online.