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Barmer is tiny yet lively town in desert - drenched sands, Barmer is a miniature Rajasthan with all its colour, warmth and tradition.

Once called Mallani (12th century AD) the present Barmer district, formed in 1949 upon the merger of Jodhpur state in the United States of Great Rajasthan, is a cluster of ancient paraganas- Mallani Shiv, Pachpadra, Siwana and the Chohatan area.

Although a barren land with harsh climate and tough terrain, Barmer is known for its rich crafts, dances and music. Once on the ancient camel trade route, the town in now the centre for wood carving, pottery, carpets, intricate emboidery work, block printed fabrics and multi- hued traditional costumes.

One can witness the rural Rajasthan, the small villages with mud-walled houses decorated with delicate folk motifs and colourfully attired people on the way,While a trip to Barmer. Every year in March, the desert town is at its colourfull best during the exuberant Barmer festival. The festival is the best time to plan a visit to Barmer.
A city that traces its origins to the 12th century. Once you're mounted on the ancient camel route; adventurous barren land and rough terrain surrounding the town wait to the explored.