Badnore, earlier known as Vardhanpur, is a beautiful village located in Bhilwara district
. Believed to be founded by the Parmar king Badna in 845 BC, this place is associated with many historical incidents and legends. Until captured by the
, Badnore remained in the hands of the victor. Important persons in the history of this region include the great poetess Mirabai and Rao Jaimal, the grandson of Rao Dudaji. A 2000 year old inscription found here in a recent excavation proves that the place had an ancient trade route. Important tourist destinations in the area include Jalkahal Lake, Grishma Niwas and Bada Darwaza.
Badnore lies between 25°N latitude and 74°E longitude, off the National Highway, between
. Buses are available for this place from
, Jaipur, and Udaipur. Taxis are also available on hire. Badnore is at a distance of 90 km from the town of Ajmer. There are airports at Jaipur and Udaipur.