Barmer City in Rajasthan

Barmer City in Rajasthan

Location: Barmer, Rajasthan
Total Area: 28,387 Sq.Km
Founder: Bahada Rao Parmar
Founded In: 13th Century
Official Site: barmer.rajasthan.gov.in

Something About Barmer City of Rajasthan

Barmer City in Rajasthan Map
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Barmer is a city and district headquarter in the Barmer district of Rajasthan. It was first founded in the 13th century by Ruler Bahada Rao Parmar. Barmer city is a part of the Thar desert in Rajasthan. It is famous for well-designed monuments around the city & district. City shared the international borderline with Pakistan country. The temperature in the day time is rise to 50°C and at night it comes below 0°C.

Famous Places to Visit in Barmer City

Barmer Fort

It is an ancient fort built in the 15th century by Ruler Rawat Bhima. Barmer fort is also known as Barmer Garh located on the top of hills in the main city of Barmer. This is the most famous tourist attraction in Barmer city. You should visit here from October to March months.

Mahabar Sand Dunes

Desert near Barmer district in Rajasthan
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Everyone should visit Mahabar Sand Dunes when visiting Barmer city. You’ll enjoy the whole day here with camel rides and desert safari. Mahabar is only 6 km away from the main city of Barmer.

Kiradu Temple

Kiradu Group of Temples in Barmer, Rajasthan
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Kiradu temple is a group of five temples and it is a part of Indian Archaeological Prodigy. It is located 40 km away from the Barmer city of Rajasthan. Temple is still unexplored by international tourism but now this beautiful temple gains popularity by tourism sites.

Chintamani Parshvnath Jain Mandir

Chintamani Parshvnath is a 12th-century Jain temple dedicates to Parasvanath the spiritual teacher in Jainism. It is located in the main city of Barmer and it is also known as Shri Godisa Parshwanath Bhagwan Ka Mandir. This temple is situated on the top of the hills in the Barmer.

How to Reach Barmer City in Rajasthan

By Airway

Jaisalmer airport is the nearest airport to reach Barmer city and the airport is 165 km away from Barmer city. Another option is Jodhpur airport and it is 198 km away from Barmer city.

By Railway

Barmer city has its own railway station in the middle of the city. Buses and taxies are always available from the railway station of Barmer.

By Roadway

The Barmer city is located on National Highway 25, 68, and on Rajasthan State Highway 40. Buses are always available from every city in Rajasthan to reach here. You also hire or rent a car or bike to explore Rajasthan in your own way.

Distance Between Major Districts to Barmer City

Major District in Rajasthan

Distance in Km

Jaisalmer

157 Km

Jodhpur

196 Km

Udaipur

342 Km

Ajmer

402 Km

Bikaner

422 Km

Jaipur

533 Km

Kota

573 Km

 

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