Barmar is mainly a small town of Rajasthan where you can experience art and culture of Rajasthan. You will also get the feel of traditions and warmth of Rajasthan at this place.
The climate of Barmaer is a bit harsh and comprises of rugged and barren topography. However this has not hampered the tock crafts, dances as well as music. Few year back it was only the camel trade route however today it has become the centre of pottery, wood carvings, detailed embroidery work, carpets, block printed fabrics as well as multi hued traditional costumes. It is also well known for Ajrak prints in the dark color.
Barmer tour give you the experience of getting the feel of rural Rajasthan through the small villages, mud walled houses well decorated and colorfully dressed people.
Some of the major attractions of Barmer are as follows:
This is one of the oldest villages which comprises of the Hindu Temple as well as Jain Temple. In this temple you will notice fine sculptures. These are brought in from the Jain Temple which is dedicated to Lord Mahavir.
It is located on the rocky hillock and this is where you will get to see some ruined pieces of old fort. There is also a temple which is dedicated to Balark that is Sun. On top of this there are three Jain Temples. The largest temple comprises of the large pillar in the hall.
This is the place where you will find some ruins of the old temples that are dedicated to Lord Vishnu as well as there are other four temples which are dedicated to Lord Shiva. Among these Someshwar Temple is one of the largest ones.
At this place also you will find old temples that are dedicated to Lord Vishnu. There is a Ranchhriji Temple where you will find an image of Garuda at the entrance side. Apart form this there are temples of Bhairav, Brahma, Mahadev as well as Jain Temples.
At this place there are three Jain Temples. These are dedicated to Nakoda Parsvanath.
At this place there is a small museum where you will find stone carved statues of the old period.
There are lots of huge cattle fairs each year. At this place you will find well known breeds of camels, cows, goats, sheep as well as horses. Not only get the people of Rajasthan attracted to this but people from Madhya Pradesh as well as Gujarat.
Barmer Photo Gallery