Jhalawar is a city in southeastern Rajasthan. It was the capital of the former princely state of Jhalawar, and is the administrative headquarters of Jhalawar District. Jhalawar was once known as Brijnagar.
Jhalawar is located at 24.6°N 76.15°E. It has an average elevation of 312 metres (1023 feet)
Climate of the area is identical to the Indo-Gangatic plain. In summer the temperature generally is around 40 °C (104 °F) and at maximum can exceed 45 °C (113 °F). In winter the coldest temperature can reach 1 °C (34 °F). Jhalawar district has the highest rainfall in the Rajasthan state. An average of 35 inches (890 mm) of rainfall keeps it cool, and gentle breezes ward off the stifling humidity.
Jhalawar fort (Garh Palace)
Science Park (Patan)
Thermal power station
Buddha Caves, kolvi
Sun temple, Jhalrapatan : The 11th/12th-century sun temple of Jhalprapatan is situated in the centre of the town. The temple is intact and divided into a sanctum, bestibule, prayer hall, and entrance. The most significant part of the temple is its big spire. The temple is adorned with several sculptures of gods and goddesses, and floral designs both from inside and outside of the pillars of the prayer hall are beautifully carved and decorated with sculptures. The temple has entrances on three sides, and every entrance has a toran over it. The sanctum is plain and simple. The outer walls of the sanctum display the icons of Dikpalas surya, sur-sundris. Ganesh and other miniature scenes are related to the life of the people. At present the image of the god Padmnabh of the 19th century is under worship and kept in the sanctum. Some time in the 19th century the roof of the prayer hall was repaired and a few centopahs were constructed in the Rajput architectural style. The images of saints and monkeys were also installed on the roof.
Chandkheri Jain temple, Khanpur : Chandkheri is a famous 17th Century Jain Temple constructed by Bhattaraka Jagatkeertiji. The temple is famous for its architecture. This temple is dedicated to Adinatha (Rishabhanatha) and the moolnayak of the temple is a 6.25 feet idol of Adinatha in padmasan posture made up of red stone. The idol said to be more than 1500 years old. It is said that there is an idol of bhagwan chandraprabhu made of jewels, but it is closed by a wall now. The temple also has a dharamshala equipped with all modern facilities along with a bhojanalya.
Shri 1008 Shantinath Digambar Jain temple, Jhalrapatan : Shantinath Jain Temple was built in the 11th century. The temple is considered very beautiful with fine carvings and magnificent sculptures. Jain Temple is decorated with two white elephants at the entry point of the main temple.
Rata devi mandir: distance 30 kilometres (19 mi).
Modi Ki Jhar (Shiv temple), near Joonakhera: 3000 BC, distance 30 kilometres (19 mi).
Khamkheda Mandir, near Aklera: distance 50 kilometres (31 mi).