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    Best time to Visit Bhilwara Bilwara: Jan,Feb,Nav,dec

    Category : Pilgrimage: Pilgrimage
    History/heritage: History & Heritage,Culture & Festival

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Bhilwara (Bilwara) is a place to explore the grand architecture of forts and beautiful temples along with the rich Rajasthani culture and amazing hospitality. 

    According to historians, Bhilwara was established 300 to 400 yrs ago. But due to regular confrontation between the rulers; Bhilwara got destroyed a many times before it flourished Eighteenth century. 
    You can find many forts and temples which depict the history of this great place.

     

    Some of the major attractions of Bilwara are:
    •  Badnore Fort
    •  Pur Udan Chatri
    •  Harni Mahadev
    •  Mandalgarh Fort 
    •  Menal Waterfall
    •  Bijoliyan Mandakini Temple

     


    Bilwara is also known for its grand fairs and festivals like 
    •  Harni Mahadev Mela
    •  Ganesh Mela
    •  Badnore Pashu Mela
    •  Gangapur Pashu Mela (Gangapur Cattle Fair)
    •  Dev Narayan Mela
    •  Dhanop Mataji Mela
    •  Ramdev Ji Ka Mela, and others. 


    Apart from culture and history, Bilwara is equally famous for its cloth paintings and amazing fabrics.
    It is also known as 'Textile City of India', as it has emerged as India's largest manufacturer of suitings, fabrics and yarn. Its provides 50% share in the polyester/viscose fabrics (suiting) sector of India.

     

    BHILWARA is also called "Zoo of Minerals" for its huge stores of mica, soapstone, copper, feldspar, quartz, white clay and Garnet. Steel plants and glass factories can easily be spotted in and around Bhilwara. 


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    Harni Mahadev

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    Harni Mahadev temple is a famous tourist place of Bhilwara. It is a Lord Shiva temple and is located at a distance of 8 km from the main city. The temple is nestled under green mountains and waterfall. Maximum tourists visit this temple during the 3 day fair organised every year on the occasion of Shivratri. On the foothill of Harni Mahadev you will find another famous temple - Chamunda Mata. Chamunda is believed to be the fiercest form of the Goddess Durga.
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      Badnore Fort

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      Badnore Fort is situated 70 km from Bhilwara on the Bhilwara Asind road. This seven storied fort stands atop a hill and presents breathtaking views all around. There are many small monuments and temples within and around the fort. The buildings within Badnore Fort are all built in traditional Rajputana style of architecture.
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        Mandalgarh Fort

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        Mandalgarh Fort is located about 52 km from Bhilwara and has considerable historic significance. The fort is about 1 km long and set at a height of 1850 feet above sea level. It features a low rampart wall and bastions surrounding the crest of the hill on which the fort stands. There is an ancient temple within the fort called Jaleshwar; it also houses a Shiva temple and some other divine temples.
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          Pur Udan Chatri

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          Pur Udan Chatri is about 10 km from Bhilwara city. It is famous for Udan Chatri, Adhar Sheela Mahadev where a huge rock is resting on a small one. Udan Chatri is a big block of stone with a small porch on top with panoramic views of the surroundings.
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            Triveni

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            Triveni which is a place of religious importance as three rivers namely Banas, Menali and Badachh meet here. Lots of pilgrims flock this place to take a dip in the holy water. At Triveni there is a temple dedicated to lord Shiva which remains submerged during winters. Triveni is 40 kms away from the Bhilwara city on Kota Road
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              Kyara ke Balaji

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              Kyara ke Balaji Temple is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Hanumana, wherein it is believed that the image of the Lord had naturally formed on the rocks. Apart from Lord Hanumana, images of Ghata Rani and Patola Mahadev can be seen in the rocks as well. The temple is located on Pur Road, 10km from Bhilwara.
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                Bijolia temples

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                Bijolia has several beautiful Shaiva temples. The prominent amongst them is Hajaresvara Mahadeva temple, which has a huge linga surrounded by hundreds of small lingas. In ancient times Bijolia was known as Vindhyavali and this place has several historical markings. Bijolia is 50 kms away from Bhilwara and is on the Bundi-Chittorgarh road. The another famous temple is Bijoliyan Mandakini Temple.
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                  Menal

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                  Menal is a beautiful town famous for its ancient Shiva temples, picturesque waterfalls and dense forests. It is located 90 km from bhilwara on the Bundi-Chittaur road. Menal has an ancient temple with huge statue of Lord Shiva and the ceiling are embossed with ancient quotations. The picturesque waterfall of Menal, has water falling to a depth of 150 feet in a v-shaped valley with great force. During the rainy season, sound of the waterfall can be heard from a long distance. The best time to visit this place is July to October, when Menali River flows & meets at Triveni with Banas & Badech.
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                    By Air
                    The nearest airport is at Udaipur (150 kms). The other nearest airport is at Jaipur (253 kms) 

                     

                    By Train
                    There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Bhilwara.
                    Railway Station(s): Bhilwara (BHL), Shampura (SMPA)

                     

                    By Road
                    Bhilwara is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.