Pali name get after the Paliwal Brahmins who once inhabited the place. Pali browsed a highly descanted civilization. The land was leased by the chief of Mandore and cultivated intensely by Paliwals, who superseded their former clerical profession. According to geologists, Pali has raised from the western sea and expanded over a large region of Rajasthan. These are believed that Maharshi Javali stayed here for meditation and the Pandavas have made this area for their rest during Mahabharata. According to Chinese traveler, Huan-te-Sang in 667 AD, Pali was a region of Gujar Desh and implemented by local bodies.
Pali has been witness of many battles during the 16 and 17th century. Sher Shah Suri was defeated by the Rajput rulers. The Mughal emperor had number of battles with Maharana Pratap. There are enduring wars in between of Kings of Mughal and Rathore's of Marwar. Pali was reconstructed by Maharaja Vijay Singh. Pali has played a vital role in India during the time of freedom struggle towards the British. Pali has an old temple of Somnath and Naulakha.
The area covered by Pali is 12, 387 sq.km. The languages spoken by the people are Hindi, English and Rajasthani. Pali shares its border with Nagaur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Sirohi and Jalore.If you are making your plan towards Pali then the best time to visit between the months of August to March.