Ranakpur, a town named after Rana Kumbha is famous for some superbly cut Jain temple in marble stone. Ranakpur is among the five holiest spots of the Jain people group and outstanding in magnificence. These temple were developed in 1439. The principle Chaumukha temple (Four-Faced Temple) is committed to Adinath, the first Tirthankara. The all out number of sections in one of the Ranakpur temple is 1,444 each unpredictably cut and no two segments are indistinguishable.
90 kms from Udaipur,
190 kms from Jodhpur
50 kms from Kumbhalgarh
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- Ranakpur – the Jain temple town:
- Kailashpuri (120 km; also known as Eklingji):
En route to Nathdwara , it houses the shrine of Mewar’s supreme Lord, Shri Eklingji (Shiva), patron deity of the ruling family of Mewar. It is a much-frequented place of pilgrimage.
- Nagda – Sahastra Bahu (120 km):
It is one of the most ancient places in northern India. Capital of the Guhilots before they took Chittoe (734 AD), Nagda along with Chittor and Ahar, eventually became the heart of the region called Medpat (later renamed Mewar).
- Nathdwara – Shrinath ji Temple (90 km):
This temple town houses the famous statue of Lord Krishna that made the shift from Mathura in the 17th century as per a well-known legend. Unfortunately, temple rules do not allow non-Hindus to enter the temple that houses the famous statue.
- Sadri (8 km):
This pilgriomage is known for the Varahavtar temple and the Chintamani Parasvanath temple. There is also an old dargah, Dargah of Khudabaksh Baba, here.
- Desuri (16 km):
Desuri for the most remarkable temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman and Navi Mata. There is also an old mosque here that is worth a visit. Nearby, situated in the hills, is a temple dedicated to Parsuram Mahadeo.
The Gajanand temple houses a life-size statue of the goddesses Ridhi and Siddhi. On the either of the statue are the images of Lord Hanuman and Bhairon Baba. Then there is a temple of Lord Mahavira, dating back to the 10th century. The town also has a castle, now converted into a hotel.
- Narlai (6 km):
Walk in the serene beauty of Narlai to see some ancient temples with beautiful frescoes on the ceilings. Narlai also houses a good baori (step-well).
Historic forts and sites:
- Kumbhalgarh Fort (50 km): An imposing fort built in 1458 set amid massive ramparts and surrounded by hundreds of temples, the creation of one of Mewar’s legendary heroes Rana Kumbha and the birthplace of the legendary warrior Rana Pratap.
- Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary (10 km): Surrounds the fort and is spread over an area of 586 km2. The wildlife population includes panthers, wolves, sloth bears, four-horned antelopes and scientifically bred crocodiles, besides migratory birds during winters.
- Mucchal Mahavir Temple, a temple situated in the Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary houses the statue of Lord Mahavira with a moustache. Two elephant statues, superb examples of architecture, stand as guards on the gateways of the temple. The nearby Garasia Tribal Villages also attract tourist attention.
- Haldighatti (85 km): This is the field for the famous Battle of Haldighati in 1576 between Rana Pratap Singh and the Mughal armies of Emperor Akbar. A geographical feature of the pass (‘ghati’) is its soft yellow soil.- Haldighatti (85 km): This is the field for the famous Battle of Haldighati in 1576 between Rana Pratap Singh and the Mughal armies of Emperor Akbar. A geographical feature of the pass (‘ghati’) is its soft yellow soil
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