The humid city of Barmer in Rajasthan is a major part of the exotic Thar Desert. This desert town is located about 153 km from Jaisalmer, keeping the culture of Rajasthan alive, the local people of Baimar can be seen wearing vibrant and attractive dresses with many traditional ornaments on their body. With a sensual landscape, harsh climate and difficult terrains, the wastelands make it a land of bright sun. The city, which is celebrated for its rich arts, culture, crafts, dance and music, was earlier named after Bahdmar. Which literally means "Fort of the Hill", although the present district was formed in 1949. The best time to visit Barmer is between October to March, during this time the weather here is very favorable for visiting Rajasthan.
These regional fairs and festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm. The iconic Mallinath cattle fair is an important festival in Tilwara. Which is celebrated in the loving memory of Rawal Mallinath. Bravery Fair and Barmer Thar Festival are other popular occasions celebrated with great enthusiasm here.
The magnificent city is actually a desert flower amidst the sand structures of Barmer. It is the fifth largest district in India in the major districts of Rajasthan, it is famous for its handicrafts. So don"t forget to buy some souvenirs for your loved ones.
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