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Banswara is situated in 233N and 7427E and famous for some of its historical and architectural monuments. There are some temples and palaces of worship which draw pilgrims from far and wide. The scenic beauty and the lush green surrondings also attracts the attention of the visiting tourists. Home to the tribals with Bhil constituting half of the total population.

          The town is said to have been founded by jagmal, the first chief of the erstwhile state of Banswara and was named after a Bhil, Vasna or Banswara whom he defeated and killed. Some old ruins on the top of a hill about 3 km. south of the town are said to be the remains of a palace built by jagmal. After the accessions of jagmal it remained the capital of the erstwhile state of Banswara for a period of about four centuries.

          The old town is surrounded by a stone wall which is in a dilapidated condition at several places. The new habitation has sprung up outside the periphery of the wall. Overlooking the town stands the palaces of the formar rulers of Banswara. Still owned by Royal family the palace of spreads in a big aera on the top in between the city. It can be visited on invitation.

 How to reach:

Air                                 :        Nearest airport is Udaipur (160 kms.)

Rail                               :        Nearest Railway Station is in M.P.,

                                                Ratlam (80 kms)

Road                             :        It is connected with all the major cities

                                                of the state and country.

Tourist Office              :        Tourist office, Near Bus Stand,

                                                                                Tel. 02962-41081.

 

Population         :

 

Altitude :  
Best season :

October to March

Languages :

Hindi, English, Rajasthani.

Access :

Jaipur 520 km.,Udaipur 163km.


PALACES OF INTEREST

  • Mahi Dam (18 kms.)

  • Anand Sagar lake

  • Dialab lake

  • Abdulla Pir

  • Madareshwar

SITES NEARBY

  • Arthuna (55 km)

  • Talwara (15 kms.)

  • Tripura Sundari (5 kms.)

  • Parahera (22 kms.)

  • Chinch

  • Ghotia-Amba