Bhilwara

Bhilwara the legendary town in Rajasthan is renowned for its cloth mills and stone quarries amidst royal palaces and forts. Developed initially as an industrial town, Bhilwara has been transformed into a full fledged tourist destination by state Governament. The plus point of this travel destination in Rajasthan is that apart from relishing the spectacular sights of this place tourists can head for nearby gorgeous places.

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Asind Temple, Bhilwara
62 kms from Bhilwara city limits

Sawai Bhoj Temple, also known as the Asind Temple, is prominent Hindu temple located in Bhilwara district. It is claimed to be more than 400 years old and is the symbol of communal harmony. It is located at a distance of 62 kms from Bhilwara city center.

Bhilwara Sawai Bhoj Temple was erected to commemorate the sacrifice of the Gurjar youth namely Sawai Bhoj. The story told by the locals goes as that he fell in love with the wife of the Raja of Bhenai called Jaimati. As a repercussion to this, he, along with his 4 brothers and mother, were killed in a brutal war with Rajput ruler. ...

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Atoon Fort
8.4 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Atoon Fort is a historical landmark located in the Bhilwara District of the State of Rajasthan, the establishment is situated at a distance of 8. 4 kms from Bhilwara Town. Located South East in the Suwana Block of the district of Bhilwara, the Atoon or Atun Fort is a significant landmark of the Atoon Village.

The village of Atoon covers a small spread over in the Bhilwara District and has a couple of historical establishments or landmarks to its name, one such is the Atoon Fort. The fort was built and belonged to the kingdom of Maharana Pratap and was used as a residence for one of...

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Badnor or Badnaur, is a town and Panchayat in the Bhilwara district of Rajasthan. The place is a sub division for many villages and attracts a lot of tourists from all across the country owning to its rich culture and heritage. The place is famous for its forts and monuments and one such fort is the Badnore Fort. Badnore does not have a railway station of its own and the nearest one is in the small town of Beawar, located adjacent to Badnore. Badnor is located at a distance of 82 kms from Bhilwara.

The Badnore Fort is an excellent example of medieval Indian military style of archite...

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The Charbhuja Mandir in Bhilwara is a historic Hindu temple consecrated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is situated at a distance of 2. 5 km from the Bhilwara Railway Station and tourists can book a cab service to reach the place.

The Bhilwara Charbhuja Mandir was established in the year 1444 AD. It is on the name of this temple that the village Gadbor, which translates into meaning garh or fort of the Bor Rajputs, derived its name Charbhuja. The temple is counted among the most venerated religious places in Rajasthan. It is exactly located in the Gadbor village which was denominated as ...

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Bijolia Temple
95 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Bijoliya is a town that is located in the Bhilwara district of the state of Rajasthan. The town is located in the southern region of the state and it is known for its various forms of art and architecture. Bijolia is an ancient town and inscriptions from around 1170 AD have thrown light onto the situation in the town at that period. The main attractions in the town are its fort and its temples. An old Shiva temple is located in the vicinity of the fort and this is an interesting place to visit. It is located at a distance of 95 kms from Bhilwara.

The Shiva temple in Bijoliya has a f...

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Gangapur
45 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Gangapur is located some 45 kms from Bhilwara and is a Rajasthani village which becomes a lively spot when there is a cattle fair. A cattle fair involves a large number of domestic animals, especially cattle being traded. The cattle fairs of Rajasthan are a big attraction.

According to historical evidence, an ancient name of Gangapur was Lalpura, Gangapur is named after the death of Maharani Ganga Bai Scindia. [H. H. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Maharani Gangabai Raje Sahib Scindia (d. from illness, at Gangapur, May 1792. )A very beautiful temple with great architecture is situated...

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Harni Mahadev Temple, Bhilwara
Within Bhilwara city limits
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Harni Mahadev Temple is situated at a distance of approximately 6 km from the main town of Bhilwara.

Harni Mahadev Temple is a popular pilgrim spot of Rajasthan. Nested under the green mountains, near the waterfall and under a large stone, there is a 'Shivling'. This hilly region is prominent for a waterfall and Chamunda Mata Temple. The place commands a breathtaking view of the entire city from the top. The divine temple features lingam of Lord Shiva and a brass Nandi (Shiva's Bull). Lord Shiva is said to represent the trait of the Supreme Being who symbolizes the formation, protect...

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Joganiya Mata Temple, Bhilwara
10.4 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Among one of those lovely destination spots at Bhilwara is the Joganiya Mata Temple which is located at Subhas Nagar of Bhilwara city, Rajasthan. The temple lies within the city center of Bhilwara at only of 10. 4 kms away. It takes around 21 minutes to reach the destination via roadways.

Joganiya Mata Temple was built in the 11th century by the famous Hada Rajputs. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Joganiya and has the main idol of her at the temple. The temple is made up of marble and has some intricate and beautiful carvings on the wall. The temple has a lot of holy importance....

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Kyara Ke Balaji, Bhilwara
8.8 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Kyara Ke Balaji is a spiritual spot for the people of Bhilwara and is a site of cultural significance in the State. Located at a distance of 8. 8 Kms from Bhilwara, the Kyara Ke Balaji is reachable via the National Highway 758 in under 15 minutes. The Temple is dedicated to the Hindu Lord Hanuman, along with that one can also find Ghata Rani and Patola Mahadev images and idols.

Kyara Ke Balaji is an establishment with religious importance to it, the temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is believed that the picture of him on the stone appeared on its own. This belief of the peopl...

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Mahalo Ka Chowk, Shahpura
Within Bhilwara city limits

Mahalo Ka Chowk is situated at Shahpura which is located in the Bhilwara district of Rajasthan state in India. It is about 55 km away from the city of Bhilwara and it takes 1 hour to reach the place from the city center via road. On reaching Bhilwara, visitors could opt for public transport or they can even book a cab and directly reach to their destination.

Mahalo Ka Chowk is a place which is always crowded by tourists. There is a palace beside the chowk area where people explore and spend some quality time with friends and families. The place is surrounded by small markets where...

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Mandalgarh Fort which is located at Mandalgarh town in Bhilwara district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The place is situated at a distance of 54 kms towards South-East of Bhilwara district and it takes around 1 hour via road to reach the destination from the city center of Bhilwara.

Madalgarh Fort was established during the medieval period by Rana Kumbha. It is one of the oldest forts of Rajasthan. It is believed that the fort is around 2100 years old. The place is of major historic importance as it has witnessed many fierce battles during the 15th and 19th century. The fort ar...

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Meja Dam
13.3 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Meja Dam is one of the biggest dams of Bhilwara District and is famous for the Green Mount Park developed around it. Situated at a distance of 13. 3 Kms from Bhilwara, one can reach the Mejad Dam in under half an hour via the Rajastan State Highway 12. The dam stayed as the main source of drinking and irrigational water along with the household work but due to scanty rainfall and drying up of water sources, the water content is low.

Built in the year 1958 over the River Kothari, the Meja Dam was constructed as a high capacity dam with a capacity of 2930 million cubic feet, however ...

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Menal Waterfalls
77 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Menal which derives its name from Maha Mala (meaning deep gorge) is a complex of temples which were built by the king Someshvar Chahamana and his queen Suhavadevi of the Shakambhari dynasty during 11th Century. Menal is located at a distance of 77 kms from Bhilwara city center.

On entering the main gate, there is a huge lush green garden which is beautifully maintained. The main entrance to the temple complex area from the garden has 2 floors with many pillars and spires. The temple complex consists of many shrines which are divided into two groups by a gorge and a huge waterfall...

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New Cloth Market, Bhilwara
7 kms from Bhilwara city limits

The New Cloth Market situated in Pratap Nagar, Bhilwara which falls at a distance of 7 Kms from the center of Bhilwara and can be reached in under 15 mins via the National Highway 758.

The seventh largest city in the State of Rajasthan, Bhilwara is also known as the Textile city of India as the major industry affecting the economy of the city is textile, as of now Bhilwara boasts more than 800 Manufacturing units all over the city. Bhilwara textile has a large share and its main branch in textile is manufacturing in synthetic fibric which is used in making trousers. The story of t...

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Pur Udan Chatri is a small porch built on a large block of stone, the spot is a famous and loved tourist attraction and also for the locals. Located at a distance of 7 Kms from the town of Bhilwara, the Pur Udan Chatri can be reached via the National Highway 758 in under 15 minutes. The Chatri provides a beautiful panaromic view of the Bhilwara town below it, the spot stays secluded from other establishments near it and provides a very serene spot for hanging out.

The town of Bhilwara is itself situated on an elevated plateau, the eastern part of the district is sourrounded by a cl...

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Sanganer Fort
15 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Constructed in the bustling town of Sanganer, the Sanganer Fort is situated at a distance of approximately 15 kms from the town of Bhilwara and can be reached in under half an hour via the National Highway 758. The town of Sanganer has always been regarded for its famous handmade paper industries along with the textile printing industry.

Sanganer is located on the Tonk Road and for anyone to enter into this township has to pass through massive Tripolias or Triple Gateways built to defend and keep check the incoming and outgoing traffic during the ruling days. The town has a very co...

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Sawai Bhoj Temple, Bhilwara
Within Bhilwara city limits
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Sri Sawai Bhoj Temple is famous temple of Bhilwara located within the city's limit.

Sri Sawai Bhoj was father of Lord Devnarayan and was one of the 24 brave Gurjar brothers named as Bagaravats. It is revealed in the historical records of the city that Sawai Bhoj Temple was erected to remember the sacrifice of Sawai Bhoj. He fell in love with the wife of the Raja of Bhenai called Jaimati. As a repercussion to this, he along with his 4 brothers and mother was killed in a brutal war with Rajput ruler and thus the temple was erected.

Sawai Bhoj Temple has a very special feature...

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Shahpura Ramdwara
58 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Shahpura Ramdwara is located at Shapura, situated at Bhilwara district of Rajasthan, India. The place is around 58 kms away from the city center of Bhilwara. It takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach the destination via road. On reaching Bhilwara, visitors can take public transport or they can even book a cab and directly reach to the destination in no time.

Shahpura Ramdwara is a favourite tourist spot at Shahpura city. Ramdwara means the “doorway to the Ram” (i. e. , to the name of God). It is a place of worship for the people who are the believer of Ramsnehi Sampradaya, whic...

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Sheetala Mata Temple, Dhanop
85 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Sheetla Mata Temple is located in the village named Dhanop, on the Shahpur-Vijaypur state highway. It is approximately 85 kms from the city of Bhilwara.

It is an 1100 years old Hindu temple. The roof of the shrine is painted in sprinkling white color and the pillars and wall are colored in dark red color. Sheetla Mata temple has statue of the primary Goddess in five forms namely Annapurna, Ashtbhuja, Chamunda, Bisbhuja and Kalika. A well-qualified and vast experienced priest is generally appointed in rotation for two months. On top of the temple there is a big shikhara and six gumbad...

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Shivaji Park, Bhilwara
9 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Addressed at 5-D-2 Rishabh, Sector 5, RC Vyas Colony, Bhilwara, the Shivaji Park is around 9 kms from the mapped center of Bhilwara and can be reached in under 30 minutes via the National Highway 758. The Shivaji Park is one of the most loved and visited parks in the city of Bhilwara and also offers as a green patch for people to surround themselves with nature.

The Shivaji Park stretches over a considerate area and offers a peaceful and green hangout place for hundreds of people everyday and much more on holidays. Their is a trail made specially for the walkers and joggers all alo...

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Tilaswa Mahadev Temple
95 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Tilaswa Mahadev Temple is situated at Tilaswan near Bijoliya, in the Rajasthan state of India. The temple is about 95 kms away from Bhilwara and it takes around 1 hour and 50 minutes to reach the temple from the city center of Bhilwara.

Tilaswa Mahadev Temple was built during the ancient historical period. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has the main idol of him established inside the temple area. Lord Shiva is worshipped with great joy and devotion by the visitors. The architecture of the temple is very exquisite and it clearly depicts the great art of the ancient histor...

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Triveni Chauraha, Bhilwara
40 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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Triveni Chauraha is 40 kms away from the city of Bhilwara and it is the meeting point of Menali River with Badachh and Banas Rivers.

Along the coast of this chauraha, is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva that mostly remains submerged under water during the rainy season. It is most frequented tourist spot in Bhilwara and On the occasion of Poornima, Amawas, Kartik & Magh month people from distant places come to take a dip in this holy water. During Shivratri, a huge Mela is organized here. People also come to flow the after remains of their dear ones in this holy water.
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Undeshwar Temple, Bhilwara
64 kms from Bhilwara city limits
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The Undeshwar Temple is believed to have been built in the 11th Century and is dedicated to Mahadev of the Hindu religious belief. Located at Jogiyabir, Mandalgarh, the Undeshwar Temple lies 64 kms from Bhilwara and can be mapped in under an hour and a half via the Baran Road and Bhilwara-Ladpura Road, to take note that this route has tolls.

Undeshwar Temple is built in a typical Rajputana architecture, built with sandstones and imparts a very beautiful and adorning orange hue when the sun shines over it. The Undeshwar Temple is a single storey establishment with tombs and motifs w...

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