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Rajasthan - Ranakpur City


Rajasthan City - Ranakpur

» Ranakpur General Information

The exceptionally beautiful Ranakpur complex, 60 kms north of Udaipur, is one of the largest and most important Jain temple in India. It is tucked away in a remote valley of the Aravalli range and is certainly worth seeing.

The main temple is the 'Chaumukha Temple' or Four-faced temple dedicated to Adinath. Built in 1439, this huge, superbly crafted and well-kept marble temple has 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars, no two are alike. Within the complex are two other jain temples dedicated to 'Neminath' and 'Parasnath' and a little distance away, a 'Sun Temple'. One kilometer from the main complex is the ' Amba Mata Temple'.

» Facts and Figure
Area 5 Sq Km
Altitude 431 metres
Temperature Summer : 42.0° C 22.0° C, Winter : 20.0° C 10.6° C
Language Rajasthani, Hindi and English
STD Code 02934.
Best Time to Visit Sept. - March
» How to Reach Ranakpur
Air : Udaipur 60 kms north is the nearest Airport.
Rail : Falna, 35 km is the nearest railhead.
Road : Ranakpur is joined by nearby places through a network of bus Services.
» Ranakpur Sightseeing

Jain Temple :- The Ranakpur Jain Temple were built during the reign of Rana Kumbha in the 15th century, the Hindu ruler of Mewar, and is with a 4,500 square yards basement the largest Jain temple in India. An enormous basement covers 40,000 sq. feet area. The temple has four artistic entrances. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty four pillared halls and eligibly domes supported by over four hundred columns. The main temple is dedicated to the first tirthankara Adinath.

Maharani Bagh Orhard Retreat :- Maharani Bagh Orchard is located just 4 kms north of the famous Ranakpur Jain temple. Situated at the base of the Aravalli hills, these mango orchards were laid out in the late 19th century by the wife of Maharaja Takhat Singh of Jodhpur. The orchard has a lots of shady trees as well, and under them are several cottages with all modern amenities. The cool and peaceful atmosphere invites a large variety of exotic bird life. The guests can spend several peaceful hours watching birds or generally relaxing.

» Ranakpur Excursion
Kumbhalgarh :- The remote hilltop fort is situated around 30 km north east of Ranakpur, is an important fort of the Mewar Region. Other important sightseeing is the Wildlife Sanctuary known for its wolves, leopards and panthers.
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