Ahor is a city in the Jalore district of Rajasthan. It is located 17 km east of the Jalore-Sanderao road on State Highway (SH) - 16. The city is famous for its Jain heritage as some important Jain religious literature such as Gyan Bhandar was compiled here byAcharya Rajendrasuri. Ahor is also home to eight Jain temples – of which the Sahanthinathji is considered to be a pilgrimage site for Jain devotees from all over India.
Places to Stay
There are a lot of budget hotels in the area with proper facilities below Rs.1000 such as Raghu Ratan Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Amar (Tariff – Rs. 900), Hotel City Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) among others.
The official language of Ahor is Hindi
Holi, Diwali, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera are some of the important festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
The Sureshawar Mandir in Aesrana Pandgara (10 km away) and Karni Mata in Sanwara (2 km from Ahore) are famous temples which are of tourists’ interest.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Jodhpur at a distance of 131 km.
The nearest major railway station is Nakoda at a distance of 112 kilometres.
The nearest bus stations to Ahor are Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Barmer. It is mostly the state transport buses which ply on these routes. Ticketgoose.com enables you to book bus tickets without any hassle.