Banswara is a city in Banswara District in south Rajasthan in India. The territory of Banswara was established by Maharawal Jagmal Singh. It is named for the “bans” or bamboo backwoods in the territory. It is otherwise called ‘City of Hundred Islands’, because of essence of various islands on the Mahi River named “Chachakota” where the islands found, which moves through Banswara. Banswara city is represented by City Council (Nagar Parishad) which goes under Banswara Urban Agglomeration. The city has populace of 100,128, its urban/metropolitan populace is 101,177 of which 51,941 are guys and 49,236 are females.
Bhim Kund is a beautiful place, located at a distance of 30 km from the district headquarters. According to a folklore, it served as the residing place of the Pandavas during their exile (in the Mahabharata). A tunnel present here is believed to end at a far off place called Ghotiya Amba. People believe that the Pandavas used this tunnel during rains.
Anand Sagar Lake:
The Anand Sagar Lake is a manufactured lake , which was built by Lanchi Bai, the Rani of Maharval Jagami and is situated on the eastern piece of Banswara. It is encased by the blessed trees named ‘Kalpa Vriksha’, celebrated for satisfying the desires of the guests. The ‘chattris’ or cenotaphs of the leaders of the state are likewise scattered close-by. The lake is a popular vacationer spot in Banswara and is gone to by local people and visitors alike.
Andeshwar Parshwanathji is a popular Jain sanctuary situated on a little slope in Kushalgarh tehsil. The sanctuary is home to uncommon Shilalekhs from the tenth century. The place additionally houses two Digamabara Jain Parshwanatha sanctuaries. The primary sanctuary was worked by Digamabar Jain Panchayat of Kushalgarh. The principle icon of Bhagawan Parshwanatha is being ensured by seven hoods.
Arthuna In Banswara:
Arthuna is a residential community situated in Banswara District. Arthuna Town is known for groups of destroyed Hindu and Jain sanctuaries having a place with the eleventh, twelfth and the fifteenth hundreds of years. It was the capital of Paramara leaders of Vagada amid eleventh-twelfth hundreds of years A.D. They disparaged both Jainism and Saivism all the while, so they developed various Shiva sanctuaries.
Dailab Lake situated in Bansawara is a delightful lake which is secured with lotus blossoms all round the year. It is one of the well known spot for local people to unwind and appreciate some time in nature. There is a Palace called Badal Mahal at the bank of the lake. The castle was the late spring resort of the recent rulers and now is a popular vacationer spot of Bansawara.
Around 35 Kms. from Banswara, in the lap of wonderful slopes, Ghotia Amba is accepted to have been the concealing spot of Pandavas amid Mahabharat times. Ghotia Amba has a particular incentive among the traveler spots of the locale. Individuals here unequivocally trust that the mango trees, (which is called Amba in neighborhood lingo) planted by Pandavas, gave this name to the place as Ghotia Amba. Consistently amid the hindu month Chetra a tremendous reasonable happens here in which explorers from Rajasthan, Gujrat and Madhya Pradesh come in huge number.
Maa Tripura Sundri Temple:
Situated around 20km from Banswara, Tripura Sundari is the sanctuary, committed to Goddess Tripura Sundari or Turita Mata. It is one of the celebrated sanctuaries in Banswara. Inside the sanctuma is a beautful icon of dark stone having 18 hands and more essential each hand conveying an alternate seal. The Goddess is seen riding a tiger. It is trusted that its one of the Shakti Peeths of Hindus having divine forces.
The sanctuary of Madareshwar is situated at the eastern piece of Banswara city in a characteristic give in on a slope . The sanctuary is committed to Lord Shiva. The sanctuary indoor a characteristic surrender of a high slopes and shows a staggering photo of the display beneath. It is a standout amongst the most celebrated sanctuaries in Banswara City.
Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam:
The Mahi is a stream in western India. It ascends in Madhya Pradesh and, in the wake of coursing through the Vagad locale of Rajasthan, enters Gujarat and streams into the Arabian Sea. The waterway Mahi is adored by many individuals and has a ton of sanctuaries and spots of love along its shore. It is prevalently depicted as Mahisagar because of the endlessness of the stream. Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam is a dam over the Mahi River. It is arranged 16 kilometers from Banswara town in Banswara locale Rajasthan, India.
Paraheda Shiv Temple:
Paraheda, a well known Shiva sanctuary, is situated in Garhi Tehsil. It was built by King Mandlik in the twelfth century and is around 22 kilometers from Banswara. Shri Raj Mandir or all the more famously known as the City Palace was worked in the sixteenth century and arranged on a hillock sitting above the town.