About Balotra

Balotra is a city in Barmer district of Rajasthan. It is a historical city and is famous for hand block printing, textile industry and some of the ancient temples that attract devotees every year. Jalore, Barmer, Jodhpur and Bhinmal are some of the nearby cities from here.

About Balotra

Geography of Balotra

Balotra is located at geographical coordinates of 25.83°N and 72.23°E with an average elevation of 106 meters or 348 feet above sea level. It is located 101 kms from Barmer, and  438 kms from the state capital of Jaipur. The city is further located on the coast of the River Luni.

Transport in Balotra

The city of Balotra has a good road and rail connectivity. There are frequent bus services from here to all major Rajasthan cities like Jodhpur. Balotra junction is the nearest railway station from here, however Jodhpur junction is the nearest major station located at a distance of 100 kms. Jodhpur airport is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 108 kms.

History and Culture of Balotra

Balotra is a historical city that derives its name from its founder named Balaji Rajpurohit. It was initially a small settlement that developed into a well-established town over the years. The city is home to numerous ancient temples and is visited by devotees all around the year. Hindi and Rajasthani are the local languages spoken here. The city is also known for the annual desert and tribal fair, Mallinath Fair, happening at Tilwara. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 74,496 and  a literacy rate of 75.52% .

Economy of Balotra

The city is well known for the textile industry. It is an important center of trade and processing of different fabrics in India with more than 5000 textile units here. This is a major source of employment for local people who are engaged in dyeing and printing of clothes.

Tourism in Balotra

The city is popular for many ancient temples, the most famous being Nakoda Jain Temple that is the most revered pilgrimage for the Jain community. Additionally, there are many other temples in the area including Rani Bhatiyaniji temple, Chonch mandir, Mohanraj ji Mandir, Jaanraaj Ji Mandir, Narsingh Ji Mandir, Hanuman Mandir and Khed Mandir. One can also find few hotels and guest hoirsese in and around Balotra.
 
Mansarovar Hotel
Address: Building No 1, Plot no 6, Khed Road, Near 2nd Railway Crossing, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 090011 13984

Hotel City Square
Address: Jodhpur Road, Near New Bus stand, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 099281 76060

Moti Palace
Address: Opp. to Kheteshwar Colony, kshatriyo ka morcha, Balotra, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 073000 50160

Hotel Mahaveer International
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 090013 22350

Hotel Milan
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 094144 37081

Welcome Hotel
Address: 2nd railway crossing, Perfect tower, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 094139 93250

Valley View Club & Resort
Address: Near Nakoda Gateway, Nakoda Tirth Road, Himmada, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 099820 06666

Mahaveer Palace Hotel
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 095300 66956

Restaurants in Balotra

Manvar Restaurant
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 096365 92949

Daawat Multicuisine Restaurant
Address: NH25, Padmawati Nagar, kher road, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 082338 12222

Mahindra Garden Restaurant
Address: Balotra Rd, Majivala, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 099820 90465

Shree Ram Bhojanalaya
Address: Infront of Old Bus Stand, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 094132 91888

Vrindavan Restaurant
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344024
Phone: 083879 10405

Green Chilli
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022

Sanwariya Seth Ka Jayka
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022

Manglam Garden Restaurant
Address: SH 28 Mega Highway Bypass, Balotra, Rajasthan
Phone: 093515 29999

Healthcare in  Balotra

There are few hospitals and pharmacies also in the town to help you out in case of medical emergency. Some of them are listed below for reference.

Sant Haridas Eye Hospital
Address: Mahaveer Colony, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 02988 222 164

Maa Gayatri Dental Hospital
Address: Government Nahata Hospital Road, Opp Gagrana Gas Agency, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 094606 65544

Hitkari Hospital & Surgical Centre
Address: Madinah Mohalla, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 099500 38002

Pushpa Hospital
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 081546 86438

Baba Ramdev Hospital
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 084323 13854

Citilite Hospital
Address: Jhanwar - Balotra Rd, Pachpadra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 02988 220 210

Mahaveer Daga Hospital
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 02988 222 717

Jahanvi Hospital
Address: Nahata Hospital Road, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 02988 227 003

Chemists in Balotra

Raj Medical
Address: Government Nahata Hospital Rd, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 094143 84618

Madhur Medical Agency
Address: Gandhipura, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 094146 33178

Madhav Medical & Provisions Store
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 094623 04290

Maa Ashapura Medicals
Address: RJ SH 68, Gandhipura, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 095300 00855

Mataji Medical Agency
Address: Dr. O.P. Vyas Ki Gali, Government Nahata Hospital Rd, Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 097848 89982

Maha Balaji Medical Agency
Address: Balotra, Rajasthan 344022
Phone: 946233532

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