Nathdwara: – Nathdwara is a small town which is located on Aravalli hills on the bank of Banas River in Rajasthan, India. The city is situated approx 48 kilometres north-east of Udaipur in Rajsamand District. Nathdwara means gateway to the lord because of the temple which is dedicated to Shrinathji, who were the incarnation of lord Krishna. This is one of the most famous pilgrimage destinations for Hindu Vaishanavas. Uncountable devotees visit Nathdwara during Janamastami, the day of lord Krishnas’s birth. The major festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm is ‘Annakutta’. The main attractions of the temple are ‘Arti’, diya, flowers, ‘Shringar of Bhagwan’. It is believed that the temple Shrinath ji was built in 17th century in Nathdwara. The structure of temple is beautiful, simple and antique and it attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourist every year. Nathdwara is called the ‘Apollo of Mewar’ and it is also famous for its ‘pichhwai’ paintings and ivory articles.
Famous attractions on Nathdwara
- Shrinathji Temple
- Dwarkadheesh Temple
- Kumbhalgarh Fort
- Charbhuja Temple
Delhi is approx 600 kilometer from Nathdwara and one can reach by road. Nathdawara is also famous ‘Meena work’ and tourist can enjoy shopping for various handicrafts and clothes. You must visit Shrinath ji temple while visiting Nathdwara to feel positivity and blessed. So if you want to move out of the city life a hectic life then this peaceful place can be the best option to visit with your family. The best time to visit Nathdwar is from November to March because summers are hot and dry in Aravalli ranges and winters are pleasant and cool.