Pali is a city in Rajasthan state of western India. Located in the Duthariya region, Pali is the administrative headquarters of Pali District and comes in the Marwar region.
It is situated on the bank of the river Bandi. Known as the Industrial city, Pali is 70 km from Jodhpur.
Eponymously known as the Industrial City, Pali has been an important part of Rajasthan from centuries and a hub for merchant activities. Carved out of erstwhile state of Jodhpur, Pali flaunts its rich heritage and culture in the form of beautiful Jain temples and other elaborate monuments.
Resembling an irregular triangle, this district shares a common border with eight districts in Rajasthan namely, Nagaur and Jodhpur in the north, Barmer in the west, Rajsamand and Udaipur to the south-east, Ajmer to the north-east and Sirohi and Jalore in the south and south-west respectively.
Pali is also famous for its sweet named Gulab Halwa.
By Air: Pali has no airport of its own. The closest airport is the Jodhpur Airport, at a distance of around 74 km. The Jodhpur Airport has flights to and from Mumbai, New Delhi, and Bangalore via Air India and Jet Airways. The closest international airport is the Jaipur International Airport – at a distance of 307 km.
By Train: The Pali Marwar Railway Station is well connected to several cities and towns in India via a number of trains, with several trains passing through the station. Some of the major cities connected to Pali by train are Mumbai, New Delhi, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Jaipur, and Jodhpur.
By Road: Pali is well connected to other Rajasthan districts by road (NH14). Buses are a great option for tourists looking to visit the city of Pali. The city is well connected to several cities in Rajasthan as well as numerous cities in other states via a strong bus network. There are government, as well as, private buses connecting Pali to other cities. Some of the major cities connected to Pali by bus are Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Jaipur, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Surat, and Udaipur.