Barmer is one of the managerial districts of Rajasthan located in the western part of the state developing a part of the Thar Desert. Situated in south-west Rajasthan, Barmer shares borders with the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat and Sindh in Pakistan. Barmer is a city that is located in the Barmer district of the state of Rajasthan The town has many historical sites and it is a popular tourist destination.
Barmer is a desert town just 153 Kms from Jaisalmer and has a fortress to boast off. This place is primarily famous for its woodcarving, furniture, items of interior decoration, carpets, and block printing and embroidered items. The centre for embroidery is the Sadar Bazaar and woodcarvings are found along the Station Road. It has a RTDC Hotel and for private hotels too.
A festival that takes place in the town is the Barmer Thar Festival. This was initially started to promote tourism in the city and takes place in the month of March and many tourists can be seen during this period. Barmer is known for its Jain temples and a small citadel controls the town. Known also for its handicrafts, Barmer is showered with villages, specializing in different crafts.
Appliqué styles of trees, leaves, and flowers, animals in hues of pink, red, green, black seek their motivation in nature. Dhanoo, a small town 40 km from Chooten, is well known for such craft. Shawls woven from local wool, a part of the traditional apparel, are soon becoming a part of contemporary fashion in the metros.
Barmer represents rural beauty, culture and heritage of Rajasthan. Barmer has many any tourist attractions such as the Barmer Fort, Rani Bhatiani Temple, Vishnu Temple, Devka-Sun Temple, Juna Jain Temple, Safed Akhara etc.
The summer season is from the month of March to May.
Temperatures can reach a maximum of 46°C during the month of May.
Rainfall is very limited in this region and the place remains dry even during the monsoon months.
The months of October and November are pleasant