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Visiting Smriti Van Bhilwara

Smriti van is a garden in Bhilwara city of Rajasthan. This is around 5 km. far from the city. It's a large garden which is a good place for nature lovers. It's good for morning and evening walk for localities.

smriti van gate
Entry gate of the garden

As its far from the city, that's why it's a peaceful and calm place which is not so far from the city. Its one round is more than 1.5 km. , which is really tiring to complete a round of garden.
timings- its open from 5 am to 9 am in morning and
               5.30 pm to 6.30 pm in the evening.

smriti van garden view
An evening view of the garden

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There are many flowers and trees which gives a natural feel and a silence make it much better. Its near to harni Mahadev temple and a temple on a hill called Chamunda Mata temple. Its a nice place for picnic spot among locals. Kids and fitness enthusiasts come here for walking, running, and exercises. There is a playground near to this garden where kids and sportspersons play badminton and other games.

flowers in smriti van
Flowers at garden

A lake is in between this garden which has many ducks and some other birds. These ducks magnify the beauty of this garden, as there is no other garden like this in the city. Chirpings of birds and ducks give good vibes.

smriti van garden lake
Ducks at a lake in the garden
The track is really good as it's not made of tiles or stones, it's natural soil track which doesn't affect your knees. Running in such track is ideal. In the morning time, juice of some vegetables and fruits is available which may give you energy.

track in garden
Tracks in the garden

Blossom of flowers and moving leaves of trees are most attractive things. This is one of the best places to visit in Bhilwara.
also, see - Places to visit in Bhilwara

views at garden in bhilwara
A view at garden

14 Best Places To Visit In Bhilwara

Bhilwara is a nice city to visit. This is also known as Textile city. It comes in southern area of Rajasthan.

a view of bhilwara city
Bhilwara City View


There are some places to visit in this city. It has rich history and heritage. some places are near to city and others are a bit far to the city. We will discuss about all the places to visit in this city.

  • Harni Mahadev Temple


This is the best place as it is near to the city. Its around 3-4 km. from city center which is not far.
There are two temples, one is on a hill and another on its back side.

harni mahadev temple
Temple at hill
On hill, there is a "Chamunda Mata" temple. From this place, You can feel city from the top if visiting this place. Buildings and house's can be seen from this place. This maybe relaxing to spend an evening or a morning here.

This is lord shiva temple, so every year on "Mahashivratri" (celebrated in lunar month) , a fair is also organised. All devotees of lord shiva comes here. Mostly On mondays , peoples comes here and pours milk to 'shivlinga'.

  • Smriti Van

duck at smriti van bhilwara
Ducks at a lake in smriti van, bhilwara

This is a garden, which is near to the bhilwara city. This is a bio diversity forest. This is one of the largest garden of Rajasthan. It can be a good picnic spot to enjoy an evening with family.

Attractions : 


Lake in front of this garden is really very nice. If you like birds then you can see some unique species of birds and cranes. This lake is in shape of a heart.

Timings :


Morning- early morning to 10

Evening- 4 pm. to 10 pm.



No tickets are needed.

It gives a natural feel and has many trees in the garden. Some different kind of flowers are also found near to entrance of the gate.

  • Meja Dam

This is a Dam built on "Kothari river" which connects some other river like mej, and some other small rivers. It supplies most of the water supplies to the city. 

Sometimes its not allowed to go near to this, if waterlevel is high. Though you can feel and swim near to shore at this dam, and spend time near this.
There is also a garden which is a good picnic spot. 

Attractions : 
  • Sometimes birds like kingfisher and some other can be found near this
  • Garden for picnic 

  • Badnore Fort

This is a fort , located near to bhilwara city which comes in Badnore town of bhilwara. This is a heritage place. You will see some natural views too there in the town. This is not much far from city. Its Just     km. from city center.

As its a historical place, which can give some knowledge about history and ancient culture. Forts are the best places to know about history as this is the only heritage which gives a lot of knowledge rather than any other can.

It will take about an hour to reach at this place. And nearly 1 hour to visit this. 

  • Battis Khambhon Ki Chhatri, Mandal

This is an epitaph with details. There are 32 Pillars with an epitaph so its called "battis khambhon ki chhatri" . As you go around, there are some pillars weighting for you. 

This town is also known for a culture form of dance, which is called "Nahar Nritya" (nahar dance) which represents some uniqueness and creativity with a different form of dance. 

  • Charbhuja Nath Temple, Kotri

charbhuja nath temple, kotri in bhilwara
charbhuja nath temple, kotri
This is a temple , which is a bit far from the city. It is around 35 km. from the city which takes 45 minutes to reach. This is now renovated beautifully. This is no doubt a nice place , if you like temples. Temples shows spirituality and there are many peoples there who attracts you to have some faith in god.

charbhuja nath temple, bhilwara
Charbhuja nath temple, kotri in bhilwara
Its an "Charbhuja Nath" temple, which is an avatar of lord vishnu. Those enchants of devotees. That devotional atmosphere fills you with tons of positive energy. 

  • Menal Waterfall

After temples and Parks, its time for a natural waterfall. this is a waterfall, which is also a far place from the city. You need atleast 2-3 hours to visit this place. 

This waterfall is surrounded with heart-touching landscapes and beautiful mountains which catches eyes of everyone. This is although a nice place for picnic spot too. 
personal tip- always be safe and don't be crazy for selfies, it may cost you.

Other than waterfall, there are temples, which were built in reign of Great ruler Prithvi Raj Chouhan near 12th century. The temples are loaded with much details, though some are not in fine condition and were fragmented (spoiled) by muslim invaders.

  • Jogniya Mata Temple

This is another temple in bhilwara which is far from city around 50-60 km. It will take around 1 hour to reach hear. This is located on a hill surrounded with magnificent landscapes which can please anybody who visit this. After glimpse of godess, it comes time for nature. 

Down the hill, there is also an other temple.It can be amazing to visit this place if its rainy season. Green sceneries around the temple can make day more beautiful. 
(this is not in bhilwara city but suggested as its near to city, in chittorgarh district)

How to reach : 

You can pick up a bus or taxi from bhilwara city, to this place directly. 

  • Triveni


triveni sangam, bhilwara
Parrots on the way to triveni

Triveni is a sangam(meeting point) of three rivers, i.e. it is a point where rivers like, menali, bedach and banas meets. This is a religious place, where enchants of bells can inspire spirituality in anyone who goes there. 

triveni sangam in bhilwara rajasthan
Triveni Sangam
If someone wants to bath on the ghats of this sangam, they can. But i won't prefer anyone to do so, because water is not good. there is no filtration or cleanliness. Though if you are already much spiritual and don't care about this cleanliness, it can be a nice experience to dive in this holy river. 

  • Ganesh Temple

        Ganesh temple is famous in bhilwara. Every year "ganesh chaturthi" is celebrated in this temples as it is one of oldest temples of the city. Temple trust also organise a fair every year at this temple. With sounds of bells it gives a lot of positivity and can influence any of the devotee's. 

colorful lightings and fair may attract anyone. Though it is too crowd during this fair, but it hinders by spirituality in god. 

  • Bijoliya Temple's

Bijoliya is around 95 km. from bhilwara city. As is located on mp border and near to kota city too(70 km.).  Bijoliya town has Lord shiva temple known as Mandakini temple and Pasharvanath temple's. 

These temples shows unique beautiful architecture. 
Bijoliya temple's are known for its historical and architectural aspects. It is a lord shiva temple, also known as Hajareshvra Mahadev or Sahastralinga as there are small  temlpes of lord shiva. 

There is also a holy kund near temple which gives a sublime feelings. 

  • Ram Dwara, Shahpura

Shahpura is a town which is located about 55 km from bhilwara city. This city is known for a festival "fooldol festival" which belongs to Ramsnehi Sampradaya(sects). 
                
                  Fooldol means doorway to lord ram. Some communities have faith in this festival as it shows some religious spirituality. Ramdwara is famous among ramsnehi sect. 

  • Mandalgarh Fort

This is another place in bhilwara to visit. It is a fort which is now not in good condition as its too old heritage. It had a importance in history as it was ruled under Mewar rulers but futher attacked by mughals and muslim invaders. 

This is located 55 km from bhilwara city. This is one of the best historical places in this city. It gives many heart-touching views of the town with greeneries. 

  • Sawai Bhoj Temple, Asind

This is a temple in 'asind' town of bhilwara located 65 km from bhilwara city. Gurjar commuity have faith in this temple. They worship 'devnarayan' as an avatar of lord vishnu.  This temple also have an epic which is to be read with an musical instrument called "jantar". 

If this is useful information and helped you know more about this city, make sure to let me know by comment below and share this blog post with friends. 

Beautiful Flamingo's wishing Good Morning

Flamingo is a bird which comes in phoenicopteridae family. There are six kinds of flamingo's. All comes in the same family. 

This morning i visited a place near to my hometown. I found Flamingo and some other species of migrating birds. These are beautiful birds. Flamingos are White and pink, some are shaded with grey. I also found some other black birds there.




This is really a nice experience to keep in touch with these flamingos and other birds. It's gives a nice feeling . I visited this at 6.30 AM this morning. It took about half an hour to reach there.



It was worth to see them but it was not as i expected, because distance was much. As it was a big lake and flamingos were at far distances so it was not easy to take pictures clearly. Though i took some.

This lake is near to agriculture farms. A farmer suggested me to take pictures from his farm as it was a bit near to lake than i was. Helpful of him.

Types of Flamingo's :


  1. American flamingo
  2. Andean flamingo
  3. Chilean flamingo
  4. Greater flamingo
  5. Lesser flamingo 
  6. Puna (James's) flamingo

These are types of flamingos.

Nature of Flamingo :

These are birds which are not familiar with humans. These keep in touch with ducks, Black birds and other flamingo breeds. When we goes nearly to them they fly away. Even if you are much away with these they let know and goes away of you.

Where You can find flamingo's : 

These are mostly found near lakes. But these are a bit uncommon. Not found in most of the lakes.
In India, Gujarat is home of Flamingo's, but in some other states these can be found according to season.

Some other birds i found


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