Bhilwara City Map

Bhilwara (Bhilo ki nagri) is a renowned district in the Mewar region of south Rajasthan . It is the 900 years old city is surrounded by Ajmer in north and Udaipur and Chittorgarh in south. Numerous rivers like Banas, Kothari, Mansi, Chandrabhaga, Nagdi etc. flow across the city. Bhilwara is one of the most densely populated areas of India with a population of 20, 09,516 (As per Census 2001). This "Textile City" of India occupies the first position in Asia for the number of registered private four-wheeler motor vehicles. Apart from being the 7th largest city of the state of Rajasthan, it's the 3rd best city to top the Chartered Accountancy Examination in India.

City Map of Bhilwara

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Climate in Bhilwara
The tropical climate of the city makes the residents wait for rainfall. But that doesn't mean Bhilwara isn't a place worth traveling. Sprawling over 10,455 sq Km area, the city attracts tourists for its rich culture and tradition mainly during October to March.

Places to visit in Bhilwara

Some of the famous tourist attractions which you need not miss are:

Bijoliyan Mandakini Temple
The temple is located on the Uparmal plateau near the Bundi district's border. The temple compound has got 2 gates with 3 Saivite temples and a reservoir called Mandakini Baori inside it. The remains of the two rock inscriptions dated 1170 AD and the palace reflects the age-old culture of the place.

Shahpura Ramdwara
Founded in 1804, it has got a shrine called Ram Dwara. Being a pilgrimage for the Hindu sect Ram Snehi's followers, pilgrims visit this shrine throughout the year. The place is even famous for Phool Dol Ka Mela, which is an annual fair held during March-April and its Phad paintings.

Menal Waterfall
Located at Bhilwara-Kota road, this place has got a beautiful waterfall that is 150 feet deep. The water falling in a v-shaped valley creates a picturesque scene.

Harni Mahadev
A Shiva temple on the foot of a huge rock surrounded by extensive hills is just an 8 Km drive from the city. One can take a soothing view of the whole city from the Chamunda Mata Mandir located there. One needs to visit this place during Shiv Ratri to experience the enjoyment of the 3 days fair held there.

Pur Udan Chatri
Pur Udan Chatri is known for its Udan Chatri and Adhar Shila where a small rock balances a big rock. The place is located between the Aravali hills at a distance of 10 Km from the city. The natural rock image of Lord Hanuma along with Ghata Rani Temple and Patola Mahadev attracts tourists throughout the year.

Other places in Bhilwara, which are worth visiting, are:
  • Mejha Dam
  • Triveni
  • Mandalgarh
People who love to shop can visit Ansal Plaza to buy world-famous semi-precious stone jewellery, clothes, antiques made of marble and brass etc.

Transport in Bhilwara

The city of Bhilwara is well-connected to the other parts of the state by air, road and railways.

How to reach Bhilwara by air: Udaipur Airport is the nearest airport to Bhilwara. Some domestic flights fly to and from to connect Bhilwara to the major Indian states like Delhi, Jodhpur, Mumbai and Hyderabad. The other airports close to the place are:
  • Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur (Domestic)
  • Jodhpur Airport (Domestic)
  • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, Delhi (International)
  • Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (International)
How to reach Bhilwara by rail: The city of Bhilwara is inter-connected to all the major cities of India through railways. Some of the trains plying from the Bhilwara Railway station are:
  • Ajmer Hyderabad Special
  • Bhopal Ajmer Express
  • Chetak Express
  • Indore Ajmer Special
How to Reach Bhilwara by Road
Proximity to the National Highway No. 79 makes Bhilwara well-connected to the neighboring Indian cities like Ajmer, Jaipur and Udaipur. The nearest Bus stand to the city is "Ajmera S Field", others being Bhunas Bus Stand, Muroli Bus Stand, Police Station Old Bus Stand at Shahpura and many more. State Government buses along with luxury buses ranging from cheap to highest fares operate in the city.