Banswara

Banswara Tour

Located in Banswara district south of Rajasthan, Banswara was established by Maharaja Jagmal Singh. The place has derived its name from bamboo forests that abounds the area. Banswara is also popular as 'city of hundred islands' as the place has several islands in the Mahi River that passes through the city.

Banswara, which was a princely state in British India, is flanked by Dungarpur, Udaipur and Pratapgarh. According to a legend Banswara was ruled by Bhil ruler Bansia or Wasna and Banswara came to be known by his name. Bansia was defeated and killed by Jagmal Singh who became the first ruler (Maharaval) of the princely state.

The year 1913 witnessed a revolt by Bhils which was crushed by the forces of Mewar and Sirohi. Hundreds of Bhils were mascared at the Mangarh Hillock where they were staging a peaceful meeting. Ever since this incident the place is highly revered and came to be known as Mangarh Dham.

Independence of the country saw the merger of princely states in the Indian Union. Banswara state and Kushalgarh chiefship was merged in the state of Rajasthan in 1949. Banswara was then eked out as an individual district by amalgamating these principalities.

Some of the major attractions in the city of Banswada are:

Shri Raj Mandir


An ancient palace, Raj Mandir was constructed in 16th century. The structure is a perfect example of glorious Rajput architecture. The palace has been the traditional abode of Banswara rulers and is even today possessed by their descendants.

Anand Sagar Lake or Bai Talab


Another attractive destination in Banswara, this magnificent lake was constructed by Lachi Bai of Idar, the Queen of Maharawal Jagmal. The lake offers tremendous view of the enchanting neighborhood and is surrounded by tiny shrines.

Dialab Lake


Constructed for the royal family, the place appears enchanting even today, especially when the lotuses in the lake are in full bloom.

Abdulla Pir


An important shrine for Bohra Muslims, Abdulla Pir is revered by them and sees a surge of pilgrims especially on the occasion of Urs.

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I booked a travel package of Rajasthan for me and my friend. It was a 15 day trip of India's desert state. Most of the cities we visited were well connected with national highways, providing us the easy accessibility of various places. However, some areas were congested making for us difficult to reach on time that may be because of development works on going on places. We loved our heritage hotel stays at Jaipur and Udaipur. We enjoyed the excursions of remote villages and desert. Good execution of trip.

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