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Bhilwara, the industrial city of Rajasthan, is also famous for some historical and religious tourist places. The headquarters of the district of the same name lies in latitude of 2521N and longitude 7439E on the Ajmer-Khandwa line of the western railway.

          The town is said to have been established in the middle of the 11th century when, according to hearsay, one of its first settlers, a Bhil, built a Shiva temple on the site of the existing Jataun-ka-Mandir in the oldest part of the town,locally known as Janawas. If this view is accepted, the town is about 900 years old. The authentic record of the town, however, goes back only to  there hundred and fifty years.

         

Population         :

280,185 (2001)

Altitude : 486 mts.
Best season : September to March.
Languages :

Hindi, English, Rajasthani, Urdu.

Access :

Jaipur 270 km.,Udaipur 168 km. Ajmer 135 km.     


PALACES OF INTEREST

  • Bhilwara

  • Mandalgarh (54 km.)

  • Bijolia (85 km.)

  • Banera (25 km.)

  • Shahpura (55 km.)

  • Jahazpur (90 km.)

  • Asind (55 km.)

How to reach : 

Air              :        Nearest airport is Udaipur (168 km.)

Rail            :        Bhilwara is connected to Ajmer, Jaipur, Delhi,

                             Udaipur, Ahemdabad and Ratlam (M.P) by Rail.

 Road          :        Connected by road with all the major cities of the

                             state and country.