Barmer was founded in the 12th centaury and founder of Barmer is Bahada Rao. (Popularly known as Bar Rao) Barmer is known for its rich crafts, dances, block printed bed sheets, embroidery work. These product made in Barmer are popular throughout India. The most interesting part of a trip to Barmer is the journey through rural Rajasthan that is Tribal peoples in Small villages with mud walled houses. Jat, Bishnoi, Choudhary, Muslim, Meghwal, are main communities available with Barmer district.
The Nakoda Temple or Parshvanath Temple is one of the main centres for Jain pilgrimage in India. This temple is located on a hill at a height of 1500 ft on the road from Jodhpur to Barmer. The temple has the figure of Parshvanath, the Jain saint, made of black stone. It is believed that the temple was built by two brothers, Nakorsen and Veersen some 2300 years ago.