Bhilwara Tourism
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Bhilwara Tourism

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Bhilwara Info

  • State: Rajasthan
  • Famous for/as: Heritage
Bhilwara, which is often referred to as the ‘City of Cloth, Culture and Calmness’, is located in the Mewar region in the state of Rajasthan. It is at a distance of about 260 km from Jaipur. Towards the north the district touches the Ajmer district, towards its north-west is the Rajsamand district, towards the south and south-east is the Chittorgarh district and towards its east and east-north is the Bundi & Tonk district.

It is believed that this place was named ‘Bhilwara’ because in ancient times the Bhils lived here. However, the peasants who settled at this place eventually drove them towards the hills and other interior places. At present, there are very few Bhil people living in this area. According to another version, there was a mint at this place where coins were minted. These coins were known as 'Bhiladi'. Hence, this district was named as Bhilwara.

Over time, this place has developed as an industrial town and at present it is known as the Textile City of Rajasthan. At times it is also called the Zoo of Minerals as it has rich deposits of several minerals including mica, soapstone, copper, felspar and quartz, white clay, garnet, beryl and asbestos.

The different fairs and festivals celebrated in this place reveal its rich culture and prosperous tradition. Some of the popular fairs and festivals of Bhilwara include Ganesh Mela, Ramdev Ji Ka Mela, Dhanop Mataji Mela, and Badnor Pashu Mela.

The winter months starting from October to March, is considered as the best time to visit this place. Some of the major tourist attractions in and around Bhilwara include Bijolia, Gangapur, Mandal, Menal Temples, Shahpura and Sheetlamata Temple.

Bijolia is about 85 km from Bhilwara and is popular because of its temples. Between the 11th century and 13th century, this place was the centre of religious activities and hundreds of temples were built. However, very few of them remain today. Some of the popular temples in this place include the Undeshwar Temple, the Mandakini Kund and the Jain Temples.

The Menal temples are at a distance of 76km, while the Sheetlamata temple is at a distance of about 85 km from Bhilwara. Gangapur, which is at a distance of 45 km from the city, is a popular place as it gives an insight to the typical Rajasthani villages.

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Amit  Sharma

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  • Amit Sharma
  • Lives in Bhilwara
  • 1 Review
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"Bhilwara is totally textile hub" new review

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Bhilwara is a textile hub and Manchester of Rajasthan. Bhilwara is very large plant of level of process and spinning and weaving. And Bhilwara is very good for helping by person. Bhilwara's road is very widthly and quote and Largest. Bhilwara's railway station is very well.
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Ashish Sharma

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  • Ashish Sharma
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"Bhilwara is a textile city in Rajasthan." new review

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Bhilwara is a good a textile markets in Rajasthan. And Bhilwara is a neat and clean city. And Bhilwara's railway station is automatic ramps provided in passengers. Bhilwara's good parks is love garden Sivaji garden and other park is also quite in Bhilwara.
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Amit Sharma

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"Textile city Bhilwara!"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara's is a great opportunity in textile sector. And many miles of textile. Like as Spining and waving. There textile groups name is BSL, BPL, Sangam, Suzuki, Kanchan, Janki and Rajasthan and many groups of textile company. This region it's called textile city's of Rajasthan. There is a many visiting place like as Shahpura, Mandalghar, Harni mahadav.
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Amit Sharma

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  • Amit Sharma
  • Lives in Bhilwara
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"Great textile city"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara is a great textile city's in India. Bhilwara's people are very helpful and area is peaceful. Bhilwara's industrial area is very clean and great city. City for business programme and I am fully satisfied. It is very neat and clean city. There railway station is clean.
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Ashu Sharma

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"Neat & clean textile city"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara is a very neat and clean place. Historical place & the largest textile city in Rajasthan. It is a very peaceful and people are helpful. Bhilwara has beautiful places like as Nahru udyaan, Rajiv Gandhi park, Love garden and shivaji garden. Bhilwara's railway stations and bus stand is very neat and clean. Bhilwara is a very good city. Would like to visit again.
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Ashu Sharma

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"World of textile-Bhilwara"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara is a very great and nice district in India. Bhilwara is a great city of textile industries and visiting sector. I visited this city for an important point of textile area for business. And I have become a fan of this place. Love garden and railway station is very clean. I want to visit it again and again. It is a very nice place.
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Amit Sharma

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"World's textile hub -Bhilwara"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara a great city for textile sector the visit this and achieve many experience for daily routine and textile Bhilwara. City for my business programme and I fully satisfied with there opportunity to make a business, In Bhilwara many garden for example love garden, Sivaji garden. And railway station is very clean for passenger.
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Ashish Sharma

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  • Lives in Ajmer
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"Overall a nice experience"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara is a great city of textile industries. I visited this city for an important point of my business. And I have become a fan of this place. I want to visit it again. There is a great place to eat some thing which is Kanchi place. I will be going to eat every time in this restaurant. I enjoyed it. Bhilwara, is a great city, there are good gardens etc.
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Anil Sharma

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"An awesome city & a must go place"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara a great city to know about textile. I visit this city for my business programme and I fully satisfied with there opportunity to make a business, in Bhilwara many garden and all are fabulous, but one of these is love garden. The Dev Narayan pani puri gaytri nagar is perfect to eat pani puri in Bhilwara. A textile college and 3 government colleges in Bhilwara. I want to visit this city in future.
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Amit kumar Sharma

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"Bhilwara is a best in textile sector"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Bhilwara is beautiful city situated in Rajasthan. The city is quite good and there person is very helpful. There is a love garden and Shivaji Garden is very nice. The main multiplex mall Bioscope is very good And you can find here a huge and best parched in Bhilwara. And Bhilwara is a very nice and great in textile sector.
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