Banswara is the famous city known for the islands. The beautiful city is belongs to Rajasthan state of India and located on the banks of River Mahi. The city was first found by Maharawal Jaghmal Singh. There are many bamboo forests located in the entire region. Sri Raj Mandir is the center of attraction in Banswara. It is a beautiful palace, was constructed during 16th century. The palace represents the typical Rajput style of architecture. The palace is owned by the royal family and it requires an invitation to enter the palace. One can find a holy shrine called Abdulla Pir which is a popular pilgrimage center Bohra Muslims. Banswara is beautified by several gardens and lakes. Dialab Lake, Anand Sagar Lake and the Kagdi Garden are among the famous lakes. Mahi Dam, Talwara, Paraheada Shiva Temple and Tripura Sundari Temple are other famous spots in and around Banswara.
Places to visit
It is the most famous feature in Banswara, located around 16 km from Banswara and one can find several islands of Mahi River at the catchment fields of Mahi Dam.
It is very near to Banswara, at a distance of one kilometer from Banswara headquarters. The entire lake is coverd by lotus flowers and boat journey can be enjoyed here during summer.
Abdullah Pir, Cheench Brahma temple, Madareshwar Shiva temple, Tripura Sundari temple and Kagdi pick up Weir are other well-known tourist destinations in Banswara.
How to reach Banswara
Udaipur domestic airport is the nearest airport.
Ratlam railway station is around 80 km from Banswara is the closest railway station.
There are good numbers of buses available to reach Banswara from various parts of Rajasthan.
In summer 32-40 C and in winter 12-22 C and best visited from August to March.