Balotra is a city in Barmer District of Rajasthan state in India. It is about 100 km from Jodhpur. The town is famous for hand block printing and textile industry and for an annual desert and tribal fair at Tilwara. The town is well connected with Jodhpur by rail and buses at frequent intervals. From Balotra towards Jalore (14 km) there is India's Third Brahma Temple in the village of Asotra. From Balotra towards Barmer (11 km) there is Ancient Temple of Lord Shri Vishnu named as Shri Ranchore Ray, Khed Mandir in the village of Khed. A few hundred years ago Khed was the capital of the Rathores of western Rajasthan, whose influence extended over the entire region. It was at the beginning of the 13th century that the Rathore king Rao Sihaji the founder of the Rathore clan along with his son (Asthanji) conquered Khed from the Guhil Rajputs and planted the standard of the Rathores. Famous Rani Bhatiyaniji temple is also here in village named Jasol 4 km from Balotra. About 13 km away from Balotra is located the famous Jain Temple Nakoda. The place receives religious devotees from across India. The town is home to more than 5,000 textile units and is located on the coast of the river Luni. Wikipedia
This is a comprehensive travel guide for Balotra in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Balotra like a local. When planning a trip to Balotra, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Jodhpur. Add Jodhpur to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Meherangarh Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace And Museum, Jaswant Thada. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Jodhpur Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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