Places to Visit in Mount Abu, Tourist places Sightseeing

Places to Visit in Mount Abu, Tourist places Sightseeing
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Places to visit in Mount Abu, sightseeing, Mount Abu tourist places, attractions – Dilwara Jain Temples, Adhar Devi Temple, Nakki Lake, Gaumukh Temple, Shri Raghunath Temple, sunset point, honeymoon point, museums and Art Gallery

Nestling (at a height of 1200 metres) in the Aravalli range passing through Rajasthan, is Mount abu. This hill station is popular both with domestic and international visitors. The world famous Dilwara Temples are close by. Many legends talk about Mount abu, the most famous of these is about how Mount Abu derived his name. The son of the Himalayas, Arbuda(abu in short)-a serpant, came down to this spot to rescue Nandi the Wahan (Mount)of Lord Shiva. Hence the name.

Details of tourist places to visit in Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India:-

Dilwara Jain Temples

Tourist Places to visit in Mount Abu - Dilwara Jain Temple

Dilwara Jain Temple

The Shrines, built between the 11th and 13th centuries AD, are famous for their rich intricate carving in marble. It is indeed the most splendid dedication to the Jain saints (Tirthankaras) and masterpieces of architecture.
These magnificent marble temples are also noted for their intricate sculpture.

Top in the list of tourist places to visit in Mount Abu.

 

Adhar Devi Temple

Tourist Places to visit in Mount Abu - adhar devi temple

Adhar Devi Temple

The entire temple has been cut out from a single rock. A natural cleft in the rock leads to it and has been exquisite carved.
The temple has a flight of 200 steps and the destination offers a serene and a rewarding view. Top in the list of tourist places to visit in Mount Abu.

 

 

 

 

 

Nakki Lake

Tourist Places to visit in Mount Abu - Nakki Lake

Nakki Lake

Still green sheets of water studded with islets. Though an artificial lake, it is on the banks of an overbearing rock-the Toad Rock which resembles a frog ready to plunge down below.
Motor boats and ordinary boats are available for a ride in the lake. Top in the list of tourist places to visit in Mount Abu.

 

 

 

 

Gaumukh Temple

Tourist Places to visit in Mount Abu - Gaumukh Temple

Gaumukh Temple

A rivulet that trickles out of the spout of a marble cow has earned this temple its name.
Legend has it that four warrior clans of Rajputs were born here. worth seeing is the marble image of Nandi the Bull ,the mount of Shiva. Top in the list of tourist places to visit in Mount Abu.

 

 

Sunset Point

Tourist Places to visit in Mount Abu - Sunset Point

Sunset Point

Situated on the western outskirts of the city, the Sunset Point as the name implies, is an ideal spot to watch the sun being gobbled by a sand horizon as if it were a melting disc. The sky lights up with crimson yellow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shri Raghunath Temple

Tourist Places to visit in Mount Abu - Sri Raghunath Temple

Sri Raghunath Temple

It is said that the noted roving Hindu preacher Shri Ramanand installed the idol of Shri Raghunathji in the 14th century. Top in the list of tourist places to visit in Mount Abu.

 

 

 

 

 

Honeymoon Point

The inhabintants of the township still remember it as ‘Anadra Point’. It is at a trijunction in north-west of a road leading from the Nakki Lake. It is a picturesque spot with a panoramic view of hills and plains.

MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

Art Gallery & State Museum

Raj Bhawan,Opp. Post Office

PARKS AND GARDENS

Ashok Vatika,Gandhi Park,Municipal Park,Shaitan Singh Park,Terrace Garden

AT A DISTANCE

Achalgarh

Tourist Places to visit in Mount Abu - Abu Shiva Temple

Abu Shiva Temple

11 km.An imposing Shiva Temple by the side of Mandakini Lake.

Guru Shikhar

15 km.In the Mt. Abu region, it is the highest peak reaching a height of 1,772 metres.

PLACES OF WORSHIP

CHRISTIAN

St.Lawrence church

HINDU

Adhar Devi Temple, Achalshiva  Mahadev Temple, Gaumukh Temple, Raghunath Temple, Sankarnath Temple

JAIN

Dilwara Temples

SIKH

Gurudwara
Opp. Bus Stand

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