Settled in the foothills of majestic Aravali hills, Banswara is one of the lesser known
but underrated tourist places in the state of Rajasthan. This place is majorly the home
for the famous Bhil tribe that is best known for its colorful culture, exotic jewellery,
unique style of festivals and living. Banswara is amongst of the places where you can
really experience the ethnic tribal culture in its full glory. This charming district is also
dotted with rich heritage, flora and fauna and especially, temples. In the ancient time,
Banswara was a princely state which was ruled by Maharawal Jagmal Singh. Consisting
of wide range of islands in the swiftly flowing Mahi River, Banswara is often called as
the 'City of Hundred Islands'. So, before planning a tour to Banswara, checkout the
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Best Sightseeing Places in Banswara
Before planning your Banswara vacation, be familiar with what you must visit during
It is a popular shrine dedicated to Abdul Rashid, a Bohara Muslim Saint. This holy
shrine attracts a huge of devotees and travelers during the festival of Urs.
Situated in the eastern part of the city, Madareshwar temple is beautiful cave shrine
devoted to Hindu Lord Shiva. The temple is best known for offering breathtaking views
of the neighboring scenery.
It is a beautiful religious complex, consisting of elegantly carved idols & temples of the
Sun God, Laxmi Narayan, Dwarka Dhish and Sambharnath (Jain Temple). Talwara is
the best place to shop for exciting souvenirs carved by Sompura sculpture artists.
Anand Sagar Lake:
It is an artificial lake, picnic spot and popular excursion with its long stretches of lush
greenery and nearby royal chhatris (cenotaphs) of the previous rulers.
Best Time for Holidaying in Banswara
The city of Banswara enjoys the typical seasons of summer, winter and monsoon.
Like other cities of Rajasthan, summer is very hot, but monsoon season experience
heavy rainfall. Therefore, the duration from 'August to March' is the ideal time to visit
Banswara and explore its underrated beauty.
Must Buy Things from Banswara
Shopping can be a special experience in Banswara. When in here, you can buy some of
the exotic tribal stuff as Banswara houses various tribes. There are plenty of items that
you can buy from this town but some of the popular ones are the tribal jewellery, tribal
dresses, miniatures of weapons, exquisite stone idols (sold at Talwara) and mojaris
(footwear). Some of the major shopping places here are Talwara market, Ram Bazaar,
Kandharwadi market, Tibbati woolen market and Narmada shopping complex. So, don't
forget to buy your favorite items from your next Banswara tour.
Explore Options to Reach Banswara
Before booking your Banswara holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
Udaipur Airport (160 km) is the nearest airport to Banswara that connects it through
different flights flying to and from metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.
The closest rail head to Banswara is the Ratlam Junction (80 km away) which is also a
major junction to go to Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal and Ahmedabad.
With a fine road structure to Banswara, you can easily reach here through a number
of state buses (run by the transport corporations of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh).
You can also hire private taxis and cars to reach here. Choose any of the modes of
Banswara travel and explore this beautiful city.