Shivganj is a small village located in Keshoraipatan of Bundi district, Rajasthan. It is 457 km away from Bundi and 488 km from its capital city, Jaipur. This village lies on the border of Bundi and Kota. Cities that surround this village are Kota, Rawatbhata, Mangrol, and Lakheri. Two of the neighbouring places are Talera and Sultanpur.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels around Shivganj, however, there are good budget hotels in Bundi. Some of the hotels are Shivam Tourist Guest House (Tariff – Rs.600), Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500), Chanda Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.600), and Haveli Uma Megh (Tariff – Rs.600).
The official languages spoken in Shivganj are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The most important festivals celebrated in Shivganj are the Kite Festival in January, Holi celebrated in March, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated during August-September, Navaratri held during October and Diwali and Dussehra celebrated during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of tourist attraction around Shivganj, including Vandhar Dam (30 km) and Sundha Mata Temple (9 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Jaipur, which is 493 km away from Shivganj.
There is no railway station in Shivganj. Kodi Railway Station is the nearest railway station, being 9 km away from the village. However, Keshorai Patan Railway Station is a major railway station, which is 486 km away from Shivganj.
Shivganj is connected through a network of well maintained roads from nearby cities by state-run and private bus operators. There are private buses to the village from other cities such as Surat and Jaipur run by Rathore Travels and Laxmi Travels. Online bus ticket booking is one of the easiest ways of booking your tickets.
The fourth largest city in Gujarat after Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara, Rajkotis located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari Rivers. The people in Rajkot are predominantly vegetarians. Rajkot is a major regional centre for the performing arts. The city is famous for its gold purity and jewellery market, which is the largest in the country. Rajkot silk embroidery and watch parts are also well-known.Rajkot houses a large number of textile printing units, which produces cotton and pure silk garments.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Rajkot. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Rajdoot(Tariff-Rs.1,602), Hotel Jayson (Tariff-Rs.1,765), Hotel Everstar(Tariff-Rs.1,150), Hotel Europa Inn (Tariff-Rs.1,549) and Hotel Aditya(Tariff-Rs.894).
Annual festivals likeDussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here. Garbais performed during the Navratri festival; the JanmastamiMela, Dhuletithe colour festival, Mahashivratri and Uttarayan (MakarSankranti) on 14 January are popular in this city.
Gujarati is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Places of interest within 2kms of the bus stand include Jubilee Garden, The Rotary Dolls Museum, GebanshahPirDargah,HashanshahPirDargah and Ishwariya Temple and Garden.
How to Get There
Rajkothas its own airport
Rajkothas its own railway station
Rajkot bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like SRS Travels, Royal Express, Sagar Travels and Neeta Tours and Travels runs regular buses to and from the town. If you book your tickets online, look out for bus ticket booking coupons and save a lot of money.