A village in Rajasthan’s Jalore district, Virana is a part of Jodhpur division. It is situated about 453 km from its capital city, Jaipur. Other cities close to this village are Jalore, Bhimnal and Sirohi. Because of its proximity to Jalore it has several places of interest worth visiting.
Places to Stay
Virana has very little option when it comes to accommodation. Jalore, which is 28 km from here, has some reasonably good hotels like Hotel Amar (Tariff –Rs.900), Hotel City Palace (Tariff –Rs.1,000) and Raghu Ratan Palace (Tariff –Rs. 800).
Hindi is the local language of Virana.
The most important festivals celebrated in this city are Holi in March-April, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are numerous places to visit in and around Virana. Some of them are Raniwara (17 km), Jalore Fort (32 km) and Fort of Kot Kasta, Jalore (32 km).
How to Get There
Jodhpur Airport, which is 140 km away, is the closest to the village. Another option is the Dabok airport, which is 193 km from here.
Virana has no railway station of its own. But Abu Road station about 115 km from here connects this place to other important cities.
Buses ply regularly from Jalore, Sirohi,Barmer and Bhinmal to this city. Meenakshi Bus and Padmesh Bus are some of the operators that cater to this route. If you want a cheap bus ticket for your holiday, log on to Ticketgoose.com.