Bhilwara India is a beautiful city in Rajasthan which is also rich in culture and heritage sites. The city is also quite popular for textiles. It is not known how the city got its name. In general, it is said that the city got its name because of the Bhils who lived there. However, they were driven away by the ancestors of peasant settlers to hilly tracts and to the less important interior places of the city. Today, only few Bhils live in the city. It is also said that Bhilwara was once a mint where ‘Bhiladi’ coins were minted and the city was named after it. The city is also famous for ‘Fad Paintings’ which depicts the traditional stories on the cloth and for this natural colours are used. Apart from that, there are several best places to see in Bhilwara which attracts tourists from every nook and corner of the world.
Bhilwara is also famous for miniature art and the exponent of miniature art Badri Lal Chitrakar and his grandson Manish Soni is quite popular all over the world. In the year 2006, Badri Lal Chitrakar was awarded the Shilp Guru or Master Craftsperson award from the then vice-president of India. Bhilwara is also famous for Poet Conferences (Kavi Sammelan) which is being held from the year 1965. International poet Shri Yogendra Sharma hails from Bhilwara. There are several Bhilwara sightseeings available which is of utmost attraction to the tourists from far and near. Hence, it is ideal to go for Bhilwara city tours.
The major tourist attractions of the city are Harni Mahadev temple, Pur Udan Chatri, Badnore Fort, Chamunda Mata Mandir, Adhar Sheela Mahadev, Samriti Van, Tilesva Mahadev Mandir, Ramniwas Dham, Mandakini Mandir Bijauliya and Sawaibhoj temple. Visit Bhilwara today to witness all the major tourist attractions of the city.