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Places to Visit in Barmer

Jaisalmer is one of the main cities of Rajasthan. It offers a perfect blend of historical importance as well as natural beauty. There are a number of attractions in and around Rajasthan. The presence of these attractions has made excursions from Jaisalmer very popular among tourists. Tour to Barmer is an integral part of Jaisalmer excursions. The variety of attractions embedded in this tour makes it a great tour to enjoy.

About Barmer

Barmer is a city that has a rich history. It is a 13the century town of Rajasthan. The variety of attractions in various parts of Barmer has also earned it the name of 'miniature Rajasthan'. During the Barmer tours, you will be able to see a number of temples, forts and rivers. The Barmer festival held in this part of Rajasthan is also a great experience for the tourists.

Some of the most popular attractions of tour to Barmer are as follows:

Khed also has its contributions to the tourism in Rajasthan. It is located on the banks of the Luni River. The four temples located in this place is the prime attraction. Among the four temples, the Ranchor Rai Mandir is the most famous. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. There is also an image of Garuda graces right at the gate of the temple. Presence of temples like this spreads the appeal of tour to Barmer beyond regular tourists. As a result, large number of devotees also comes to the place. Other temples to visit during to Barmer are as follows:

  • Rani Bhatiani Temple
  • Devka Temple
  • Jasol Temple
  • Kiradu Temple

The Junagarh Fort is also in integral part of tours to Barmer. Boasting a picturesque location, majestic hills surround the fort. There is also a Juna Jain temple built in this site. The temple was built around 12th and 13th century. The visit to the temple will also be a great experience to the tourists.

Chintamani Parashnath Jain Temple is one of the most popular tourist spots in Jaisalmer. The temple is dedicated to Jain Tirthtankara. It was built in the 12th century. The famous temple is located in the western part of the town. On visiting the temple, you will be able to see a number of decorative paintings inside the temple.

Handicrafts of Jaisalmer

The tour to Barmer will also let you get your hand at some of the famous handicraft items of Jaisalmer. During the tour, you will be able to visit places which sell these handicraft items. Some of the most popular handicraft items are as follows:

  • Block printed fabrics
  • Carpet Making
  • Pottery
  • Multi colored costumes
  • Wood carving.

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