Barmer, in the western Rajasthan, is a desert town located 153 km from Jaisalmer. It forms a major part of the Thar Desert. The town many has historical sites and is a popular tourist destination. Small villages with mud-houses decorated with folk motifs, and colorfully attired people dot the landscape en route Barmer. Though a barren land with harsh climate and tough terrain, Barmer is known for its rich crafts, dance and music.

Barmer gets its name from its ruler Bahada Rao Parmar (Panwar) or Bar Rao Parmar who is said to have founded the town in the 13th century. Earlier it was called Bahadamer, meaning The Hill Fort of Bahada.

Best Sightseeing Destination in Barmer are:-
1) Barmer Fort.
2) Kiradu Ancient Temple.
3) Meva Nagar.
4) Jalore Wildlife Sanctuary.

Best Time to go to Barmer is- “January, February, August, September, October, November, December” etc.

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