Jhalawar is a district of the Indian state Rajasthan in western India. Jhalawar district has a rich history and natural wealth. It features ancient forts and pre-historic cave paintings. This delightful little town, surrounded by orange groves and poppy fields, are dominated by a 19th century fort, the seat of the erstwhile princes of Jhalawar. It now houses government offices. An incongruous yet charming part of the fort is the Bhavani Natya Shala Theatre, which was modeled on the grand opera houses the maharaja had seen on his European tours. The old walled town of Jhalrapatan, 6 km south of the fort, has a splendid cluster of 11th century temples. The main industries of Jhalawar are mineral based, agriculture based, and textiles. Jhalawar is also known for the Production of Citrus (Oranges). The area around Bhawani Mandi and the surrounding rural belt have got huge orchards and fields of oranges, that's why it's called as "The Orange City".Jhalawar District has a well-developed Education infrastructure Department of Primary Education and Department of Secondary Education is providing their services through the Primary Schools, Middle Schools, Secondary & Senior Secondary Schools. Rajiv Gandhi Pathashala (School) Scheme, run by the Government of Rajasthan is also running in the district to provide primary education to the children. Healthcare facilities at Jhalawar are sufficient for the people of the town. Many Govt. and private hospital even medical colleges operating in the district.
Jhalrapatan is located 6 Km from Jhalawar is known as the 'City of Bells'
12 Kms. away from Jhalawar
A beautifully built palace presently the private residence of former rule's family.