Places to Visit in Mount Abu, Tourist places Sightseeing
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
11 km.An imposing Shiva Temple by the side of Mandakini Lake.
15 km.In the Mt. Abu region, it is the highest peak reaching a height of 1,772 metres.
PLACES OF WORSHIP
Adhar Devi Temple, Achalshiva Mahadev Temple, Gaumukh Temple, Raghunath Temple, Sankarnath Temple
Opp. Bus Stand
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