Fort is the prime attraction of the desert town of Barmer. Barmer is renowned for woodcarving, furniture, items for interior decoration,arpents, block paintings and embellished items. The centre for best needlework is Sadar Bazaar and near the Railway station woodcarvings are found.
A group of five temples constructed in solanki architecture at Kiradu village, just 35 km off from Barmer. These temples are the examples of magnificient Solanki architectural style.
The Someshwar Temple is the most attractive among these temples. Foreign tourists need to take permission to visit the village since it is located in restricted area. Visitors of foreign nationality can obtain prior permission from the District Collector, Barmer at Phone No: 02982-220003.
Navratri, Diwali, Holi and Gangaur festivals are celebrated at Barmer with great enthusiasm.
The nearest Domestic Airport is Jodhpur Airport.The nearest International Airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad, roughly 375 Kms from Barmer.RAIL
Barmer has its own Railway Station which is connected to the major city of the state and other cities like Jalore, Jaipur, Agra, Munawa in Pakistan, Delhi, Kalka, Haridwar and Guwahati.ROAD
153 kms from Jaisalmer. Bus services are available.
Barmer to Jaipur- 530 km, Barmer to Jaisalmer159 km, Barmer to Jodhpur203 km.