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Bhilwara City Guide

Renowned for being the city of colorful culture and cloth, Bhilwara lies in the Mewar region of royal state of Rajasthan. Bhilwara, derives its name from its native Bhil tribal who migrated here and established a commercial city altogether. However, the city is best known for producing fine quality clothes, due to which it is often referred to as the 'Textile City of Rajasthan'. Besides, Bhilwara is also widely popular for its 'Fad Paintings'- an exotic piece of art made on cloth with natural colors in traditional style. Apart from this creative wealth, Bhilwara is blessed with huge store of minerals making it called 'the Zoo of Minerals'. Also, the native sweetmeats Gazhak and Makahn Beda will surely tantalize your taste buds and compel you to take handful to back home. Read on to know more about Bhilwara.

Tourist Attractions
Harni Mahadev

Located right adjacent to the picturesque water fall, this Lord Shiva temple is nestled amidst the green mountains and features a large stone 'Shivalinga'. One can also visit the Chamunda Mata temple right above the hill and provides excellent views of the Bhilwara city.



Mejha Dam

Technically a water reservoir for the residents of Bhilwara, the dam region is surrounded by exquisite natural environs with picturesque views making it an ideal tourist and picnic spot in Bhilwara.


Jataun Ka Mandir

Believed to be established in the middle of the 11th century, Jataun Ka Mandir is a popular heritage site. It is situated in the Junawas region which is known to as old as over 900 years.


Kyara ke Balaji

This significant religious site is believed to be holding a natural image of Lord Hanuman which had been appeared suddenly on the rock. Some famous temples near it are Patola Mahadev Temple, Beeda ke Mataji Temple, Ghata Rani Temple, and Neelkanth Mahadev Temple.


Pur Udan Chatri

A famous historical attraction of Bhilwara, which is famous for its magnificent and ancient Udan Chatri (cenotaph).


Best Time to Visit

Like other cities of Rajasthan, Bhilwara experiences extreme weather conditions. However, winters are more favorable for tour. So, plan your Rajasthan trip, especially to Bhilwara during 'October to March'. .

How to Reach

Bhilwara offers an excellent connectivity to or from other cities of the country by different modes of transport.

By Air: Udaipur Airport is the closest airbase connecting Bhilwara to other major cities and states of the country.
By Rail: Bhilwara has its own railway station connecting it to some of the main cities like Ajmer, Baroda, Jaipur, Kanpur, Patna, Lucknow, Delhi, Jodhpur etc.
By Road: The city is located along a main highway can be conveniently travelled by hiring private vehicles or state transport buses.

Shopping in Bhilwara

Shopping a delightful experience, whichever part of India you are in, you would always find something exotic about the shopping there. Same in the case of Bhilwara, here you can buy some authentic jewelry (precious and semi-precious stones), genuine antiques, brass work, marble carvings and most significantly, the textiles for which Bhilwara is best known. The city is dotted with a number of retailers and wholesalers of such stuff.

Excursions

Badnore Fort, Mandalgarh, Pur, Triveni, Bijolian and Shahpura are some of the few popular excursion destinations near Bhilwara.