Bhilwara Tourism & Travel Guide


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Mejha Dam
Near Railway Station, Bhilwara
Kyara ke Balaji
Near Gata Rani Mandir, 10 Km From The City, Bhilwara
Harni Mahadev
Near Chamunda Mata Temple, 6 Km From The City, Bhilwara
Paansal Choraha, Bhilwara

Best time to visit - January,February,March,October,November,December
Rajasthan’s opulent capital is a magical land brimming with desert camps and lakeside palaces. Sitting on the edge of th...
Best time to visit - January,February,March,October,November,December
Udaipur beckons tourists from all over the world with its romantic landscapes and ethereal monuments. Bordered by the cr...
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Popular, colourful and culturally rich, Jodhpur is one of Rajasthan's most beautiful cities. It is also known as the Sun...
Mt Abu
Best time to visit - January,February,March,November,December
Mount Abu is the only hill station in the deserts of Rajasthan. Among forts and palaces, this quiet hill station is quit...
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Surrounded by the enchanting Aravali hills, Ajmer is a medieval city most popular for the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chi...
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Pushkar is full of colour, culture, warmth and joy! The first thing that attracts one to Pushkar is perhaps the colourfu...

About Bhilwara

The common history of the land also resonates in the magnificence of the phads from Bhilwara which depicts the folktales of the desert kings and their lore from the yore. The artists paint these sixty feet clothes with the lives of their native heroes and kings, complete with their birth, coronation, wedding, wars and death. The village bard, locally called the bhopa, carries this folded sacred cloth like a scroll, fixed on the camel-back to the far-fetched villages. Phads have always been integral part of the oral culture of this region. Poor villagers who are unable to reach out to their deities in temples take refuge in submitting to their sublime glory during a phad performance. The performance comprises of the bard singing and dancing regaling the stories painted on the phad canvas. I witnessed it in an obscure dessert camp of hearty nomads near the town of Pushkar. With the setting sun forming the background, casting languorous shadows over the sand heaps, the flickering fire-light comes up and the performance unfolds in front of your eyes manages to just captivate your soul.

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