Siwana City in Barmer
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Location: Barmer District, Rajasthan
Founded By: Vira-Narayana
Founded In: 10th Century
Nick Name: Gadh Siwan
Official Site: Siwana.barmer.rajasthan.gov.in
Something About Siwana City in Barmer
Siwana city is also a sub-district in the Barmer district of Rajasthan State, India. This city was established by the prince of Paramara Clan, Vira-Narayana in the 10th century. After 200 years, Siwana was ruled by Allaudin Khalji of Delhi Sultanate. In 1576, Rao Chandrasen Rathore captured this city and ruled by Rathore till the Independence of India.
Places to Visit in Siwana City in Barmer
Siwana Fort was the most important hill fort of Marwar. This hill fort was built by Vir Narayan Parmar in the 10th century. It was ruled by Chauhans of Jalore & Mughal King Allauddin Khilji in the 15th century. This hill fort has many palaces like Ladies Apartment as Rani-Was with a beautiful lake.
Shri Manch Guru Temple
This temple is located about 10 km away from Siwana city. It is situated on the slopes of the hills in Barmer. Temple is built in a large area with a Goshala (Cow Shed). This is one of the holiest places in Siwana and you should visit and enjoy here for more than 2 hours.
Bheem Goda is an ancient place near Shri Manch Guru Temple in Siwana City. People believe that Bheem had thickened his knee here and after that this water stream had arisen here. This is the Bhima of Mahabharat Epic and it had the strength of 10,000 elephants.
Hinglaj Mata Temple
Hinglaj Mata temple is a hilltop temple located a few km from the main city of Siwana tehsil. This Ancient temple also has a 10 feet Lord Shiva’s Shivling. You can enjoy the mountains in the evening time with your friends & family.
This is a very ancient temple of Lord Shiva and it is located about 15 km from the Siwana city in Rajasthan. It is situated in the middle of the hills with pond appears only in monsoon season.
How to Reach Siwana City in Rajasthan
Balotra Railway Station is the closest station to reach this city and it is located 35 km from the Siwana. Another option is Luni Junction (LUNI) and this station is about 80 km from Siwana city of Rajasthan.
Siwana city is located on National Highway 325, Raj. State Highway 38, & 66. You can reach here by Bus; taxi and these transports are easily available from every major city of Rajasthan. You also can hire or rent a bike/car to reach and explore Siwana in your own way.