Ranakpur

Locations :

Lattitude: 25.135° N,
Longitude: 73.447° E
Best Time to Visit : October to March

Weather :

Summer : 22°C to 42°C
Winter : 11°C to 20°C
Monsoon : 15°C to 33°C

Ranakpur is a popular tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan. It is a quaint town and one of the most important pilgrimage sites of Jainism in India. Ranakpur has got its name after Rana Kumbha, the ruler of Mewar. Major attraction is the Jain temple constructed by a Jain businessman Dharna Shah under the patronage of Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The temple is built like the Nalinigulm Vimana (heavenly vehicle) seen in his dream. It is a serene place renowned for some amazingly carved Jain temples. These temples were constructed in amber stone around the year 1439 AD. Tourist visiting Rajasthan must visit this place. The splendor of the marble architecture attracts a lot of tourist from all over India. It gives an artistic view during different day parts. Tourist can see different shades which is definitely an architectural marvel. 

Main Attractions
  • Ranakpur Jain Temple: It is one of the most significant and biggest Jain temple complexes of India. The Temple is one of the most important of the five major pilgrimage centres of Jainism built during the reign of the Rajput monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The temple's foundation is made of three levels so that the several pavilions can be accommodated on the base itself.
  • Sun Temple Lohargal: It is also known as Surya Narayan Temple. Itis a beautiful temple projecting various wall murals on its wall of circular structures and is dedicated to Sun God.
 



Shopping
  • Local markets and bazaars
Things To Do
Places of Worship:
 
  • Ranakpur Jain Temple, Ranakpur
  • Sun Temple Lohargal, Ranakpur
  • Shakti Mata Mandir, Ranakpur
Places of Entertainment:
 
  • Local movie theatres
 
Getting There
  • By Air – Udaipur Airport is the nearest airport to reach Ranakpur, located at 96km from Kota.  The airport is well-connected with all prominent cities like Delhi, Mumbai of India.
  • By Railway – Udaipur Railway Station is the nearest Railway station to reach Ranakpur located at 93km. It is well-connected with other major cities of India.
  • By Road – Ranakpur is well linked by State transport buses from all parts of Rajasthan. 
 
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