The bhilwara district, as the name suggests was mostly inhabited by Bhils in old days. It is famous for textile industries and it is also known as ‘zoo of minerals’ for its huge reserves of mica, soapstone, copper, quartz and Garnet. One can easily see many steel and glass factories in the area. This city is colourful and vibrant with its prosperous traditions and cultures.
Demographics of Bhilwara
Total Population: 2,009,516
Area: 10,455 sq km
Sex ratio: 969
Average literacy: 62.71 %
Major Religion: Hinduism
Languages spoken: Hindi, Rajasthani
Places to see in Bhilwara
Following are the tourist destinations in bhilwara:
1. Harni Mahadev temple
2. Badnore Fort
3. Pur Udan Chatri
4. Chamunda mata mandir
5. Smriti Van
6. Ramniwas Dham and many others
Shopping in Bhilwara
1. Shahpura Market: famous for its scroll and folk paintings.
2. Rishabdev Shopping Mall, Subhash Nagar: famous its many retail shops and restaurants.
Local Bus: There are separate buses available for different routes.
Taxi/ cab: Taxis are available throughout the city.
Auto Rickshaws: This is also a good mode of transport which is easily available.
Rental Cars: If you can spend a few extra bucks, go for a rented car and roam in ease.
How to reach bhilwara
No matter in which Indian state you are, the city of bhilwara is connected to major cities of the country by Indian Railways via Bhilwara Railway Station
Thanks to the national highway no. 79 connectivity, Bus or private vehicle from different parts of the country.
If you can manage to spend some extra bucks you can reach here by airways too. There are number of flights throughout the day to and from different Indian cities and within the state. The nearest airport is Udaipur airport.