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Jalore City In Rajasthan

Jalore City in Rajasthan

Location: Jalore District, Rajasthan
Founder: Paramaras
Established In: 10th Century
Nick Name: “The Granite City”
Official Site:
Nearby Cities: Siwana, Bhinmal, Barmer, Pali, Sirohi, & Jodhpur

Something About Jalore City

Jalore city is also the district headquarter in the Jalore District of Rajasthan. It is located on the southwest side of the Rajasthan state. This city is more than 1000 years old and ruled by Paramaras, Kirtipala, & Chauhans.

Places to Visit in Jalore City

The Jalore Fort

Temple of Jalore Fort Rajasthan
Image By  Malaiya, (Public Domain)

Jalore fort was built in the 10th century by Rao Kanhad Dev Chouhan. It is a different type of fort with many edges. This fort has many interesting stories and it is also known as “The Golden Mount”. It is located on the hills with a distance of 3 km from the Jalore city.

Sire Mandir, Jalore

View of Sire Mandir Jalore Rajasthan
Image By Alonemayank, (CC BY 3.0)

Sire Mandir was built in the early 13th century by Raja Ratan Singh. It is located 6 km from Jalore city. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is also called Ratneshwar Temple of Jalore city.

Jahaj Mandir (Ship Temple)

Wonderful Jalore!! Seriously this temple is a must-visit place when you’re in Jalore city. It is located in Mandwala village with a distance of 20 km from Jalore city. The ship-shaped temple built by Acharya Jin Kantisagar Suri in the 1985 A.D.

Best Time to Visit in Jalore City

According to my experience, you should visit Jalore between October to February. You also visit in Monsoon Season in August month to enjoy the Green Rajasthan.

How to Reach Jalore City in Rajasthan

By Airway

Jodhpur Airport is the nearest airport to reach Jalore and the airport is located 144 km from the Jalore city. Another option is Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur and this airport is about 200 km away from the city.

By Railway

Jalore Railway station is located in the city you can visit here by rickshaws or bus. Another option is the Marwar Bagra railway station (MBGA) and it is only 16 km from Jalore city in Rajasthan.

By Roadway

The Jalore city is located on Rajasthan State Highway No. 31 & National Highway No. 325. You can reach Jalore city by Bus & taxi and these are always available from every city in Rajasthan.

Distance B/T Cities in Rajasthan to Jalore

Major Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Km to Jalore


137 Km


204 Km


284 Km


311 Km


336 Km


384 Km


415 Km


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