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Tourist Attraction of Mount Abu

Nakki Lake

Nakki Lake
A tiny lake picturesquely set amid hills. The Lake is dotted with is several islets approachable by boats. Of particular interests are strange rock formation around the lake. Its a big attraction for the tourist. The lakes takes its names from the legend that it was scooped out by a god using only his nails. Its a pleasant stroll around the lake. On the lake there is a dilapidated concrete boat shaped snack bar.

Dilwara Temple

Dilwara Temple
These beautiful carved temples built in 11th and 13th century and dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras. Outside the main doors of this temple, there are two statues called Devrani's and Jethani's goklas respectively, and are backed by stories of competitive jealousy of the two wives of these brothers. The Vimal Vasahi temple is older and is also known to be the first Jain temple and is dedicated to the first Jain Tirthankara. Built in 1031, by Bhim Deva, the first Solanki ruler of Gujarat, the temple is constructed in pure marble, with plain exteriors.The later ' Tejpal temple ' is dedicated to Neminath, the 22nd tirthankar, and was built in 1230 by the brothers Tejpal and Vastupal. The carving is so fine that, in places, the marble becomes almost transparent.
 

Sunrise Palace


Situated on one of the highest points in Mount Abu is the summer Palace of the Maharajas. Now its known as Sunrise Palace provides a breathtaking panoramic view of lush green Aravallis surrounding it. The place is look marvelous when Spectacular sight of the setting sun when the hills are covered in the golden glow can be viewed from here.

Adhar Devi Temple


This temple is situated at a distance of 3km to the north of the city. the temple is built on a rock cleave and one has to crounch under the rock to enter the temple. This temple is dedicated to goddess Durga is regarding as one of the important pigrimage sites of mount abu. . There are fine views over Mount Abu from up here. This temple is one of the favourite tourist spots of Mount Abu. It is believed that the image of the goddess was originally hanging in mid-air, hence the name is ' Adhar Devi '.

Gomukh Temple


Gomukh Temple is located around 8 km southwest of Mount abu. It is said that the temple was built on the spot where saint Vashishth performed a yagna to create four major rajput clans. Down on the abu road side of Mount abu, a small stream flows from the mouth of a marble cow, giving the shrine its name. There is also a marble figure of Nandi, Shiva's vehicle. 

Achalgarh Fort


This fort was built by the warrior king rana kumbha, who conquered Mount abu From its chauhan rulers. It lies 5 miles from Mount abu, nearby there are several ancient temples. Lord Shiva temple is the famous temple. 

 

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