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Ranakpur / Kumbhalgarh - At a glance

Founded in :

1439

Founded By :

Dhanna Shah

State :

Rajasthan

Best Time to Travel :

September to April

Language :

Hindi, English and Rajasthani

Religion :

Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism

Temperature :

Summer : (22 o C to 45 o C) & Winter (10 o C to 20 o C)

Climate :

Semiarid

Cuisine :

Rajathani cuisines and different country foods

How to Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport to Ranakpur / Kumbhalgarh is in Udaipur, which is 102 km away. You can hire a car to reach Ranakpur / Kumbhalgarh very easily.

By Road

Ranakpur / Kumbhalgarh is well connected by roads. You can easily board a bus or hire a car from Udaipur and Jodhpur to reach these places.

By Rail

There is no railway station in Ranakpur / Kumbhalgarh. The nearest railway station is in Udaipur. So, you can book a train till Jodhpur or Udaipur and hire a car to reach these places.

About Ranakpur/Kumbhalgarh

Ranakpur : Ranakpur is situated between the mountains of Pali and nearly thirty nine kilometers from Phalna which is in Rajasthan. It is one of the famous places of Rajasthan which was given the name after Rana Kumbha. He was the person who gave idea of having Jain Temple to Dharna Sah a Jain businessman. Therefore this place is rich in Jain temples.

Kumbhalgarh : Kumbhalgarh is located just 85 km away from Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh is said to be one of the prominent forts of Rajasthan. Situated in the northwestern regions of Rajasthan this place is known to be surrounded by 13 peaks of the Aravali hills. You will truly find solace and solitude because of all the beautiful landscapes and the other scenery present here. The fact of this place is that it was known to be used by the Mewar rulers for their shelter and accommodation during the times of danger.

Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Ranakpur/Kumbhalgarh

Ranakpur – A well known Jain Temple was constructed in the fifteenth century. This is the temple that comprises of four shrines; domes as well as 24 pillared halls which make the temple wonderfully constructed one. This temple is supported by four hundred columns. One of the main attractions of Ranakpur is the famous Ranakpur Jain temple.It was constructed in fifteenth century by Rana Kumbha. This is a beautifully built temple which grabs the attention of majority of the tourists here.

Kumbhalgarh – Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is one good place that you can come and visit. You will find complete wildlife here which will include Panthers, Wild boars, andcrocodiles and many more. This place is also said to be very famous for some other wildlife too like the flamingoes, spoonbills and egrets.

Kumbhalgarh fort is said to be one of the major tourist attractions here. It is located at the height of 1914 meters above the sea level. The site of this fort is very magnificent because it has 36 km long wall and seven grand gates along with seven ramparts too. If in case you are looking forward to visit this beautiful historical place then you can very well take prior information about it.