North Indian City Guide - Rajasthan - Bhilwara

Being an exceptional city in Rajasthan that possesses Stone Age tools that are 5000 –2, 00,000 years old and serves as the biggest hub for textile production in Rajasthan- Bhilwara, remains a land that reflects the rich heritage, houses ancient monuments, and owns a key for the door that has locked tons of magical travel experiences. Located in the Southern part of Rajasthan, the city of Bhilwara falls between Ajmer in the North and Udaipur in the South and invites River like Banas, Bedach, Kothari, Khari, Mansi, Menali, Chandrabhaga, and Nagdi to flow through it. Bhilwara is a must-visit place exclusively for individuals who love history, mythology and folktales and delve into culture and tradition.

Bhilwara - City Guide

One of the prominent places to visit in Bhilwara is the Badnore fort. Situated on a small hill, this seven-storied fort gives a panoramic and beautiful view of the surroundings and stands as a reflection of Rajasthan’s past glory. Depicting an excellent example of the medieval Indian military architectural style, Badnore Fort also houses small monuments and temples. There are also other popular forts in Bhilwara like Mandalgarh Fort, Karera Fort, Sanganer Fort, and Jhalra Fort that possess exemplary architecture showcasing the engineering marvel and providing a glimpse into the construction techniques of bygone eras. By visiting these Fort one will acquire numerous ideas about the tradition and the stories of the past.

Post witnessing the impeccable defensive architecture of the Forts, you must never miss the temples in Bhilwara that are built in aesthetic architectural styles that will make you fix your gaze on them. The Harni Mahadev temple is one of the most revered temples in Bhilwara that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated on the foot of the beautiful Aravalli hills ranges near a waterfall, this temple is the best place where you can observe the beautiful architecture of the temple and panoramic view of the city and experience in-depth spiritual solace and tranquility. Also witness the elaborate carvings, intricate sculptures, and stunning architectural designs in other famous temples in Bhilwara like Undeshwar Temple, Joganiya Mata Temple, Bijolia Hindu temple, Kyara ke Balaji and Gayatri Shakti Peeth which is believed to be deeply associated with feminine energy.

Recognize the intrinsic value of nature and appreciate its beauty and wonders by visiting Bhilwara’s natural beauties such as Meja dam – aligned with a green mount park which adds to the tourist attraction of the place. And Menal waterfalls – situated amidst verdant land, this stunningly cascading waterfalls will make you experience nature to its fullest. Remember, don’t forget to carry cameras with you to get amazing shots of nature.

If you are a Shopaholic, then a visit to Bhilwara cannot be ignored. As Bhilwara is famously known as “The city of textiles and looms” for producing high-quality cotton silk and woollen fabrics, every shopper's stop in this city is flooded with varieties of fabric and beautiful attires. On the other hand, there are also collections of stunning jewellery and semi-precious stones that will make your shopping bags and heart overflow.

Climatic Conditions in Bhilwara

The hot summer season in Bhilwara is usually dry, which begins during April and lasts till June with temperatures rising to 36 °C. The hottest month during summer is May with temperatures ranging between 40°C – 28 °C. Monsoon season in Bhilwara starts from July – August characterized by an average rainfall of 93.38 millimetres for 81.55 days. Winter season starts in Mid-November and lasts until February which is not too harsh except for January with the temperature of 26°C

Best time to visit Bhilwara

October to March is the best time to visit Bhilwara as the weather remains perfect for exploring the monuments and other places of interest. Since winter is also mild to an extent, you enjoy a bonfire outdoors on cold nights.

Major Attractions in Bhilwara

1. Asind – It is well known for its old temples. Situated in a picturesque view, this spot invites architectural enthusiast

2. Pur Udan Chatri – It is a rock structure that resembles an umbrella sitting atop a rock. Due to its height, one can enjoy the stunning view of the entire city.

3. Triveni – This is one of the best spots to enjoy the scenic spots in Bhilwara, as it is the major meeting point of the Meenali River with other rivers like Badachh and the Benas.

4. Jahazpur – It is an incredible historical site and a fort where one can indulge in knowing the copious history of the place

5. Smriti Van Garden – It is a public park that has a beautiful garden, lake and kid's play area.


1.Why visit Bhilwara?

Bhilwara is the best place to experience history and get exhilarated with art and culture.

2. What to buy in Bhilwara?

Bhilwara is the best place to buy a variety of textiles and jewellery

3. What is the nearest airport to Bhilwara?

Udaipur is the nearest airport to Bhilwara

4. Which city is called the Manchester of Rajasthan?

Bhilwara is known as the Manchester of Rajasthan.

5. What are the luxury hotels in Bhilwara?

Ranbanka Heritage Resort, Hotel Delice, The Imperial Prime Clarks Inn Suites and Hotel La Abode are the top luxury hotels in Bhilwara.

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