Ranakpur :- Ranakpur is a small village situated in the Pali district of Rajasthan in western India. This village is located between Jodhpur and Udaipur, Jodhpur is approx 162 km and Udaipur is approx 90 km from Ranakpur. This village is famous The Chaturmukha Jain Temple which is situated in the lap of western Aravalli valleys and said to me the most spectacular Jain temple. Rajasthan is famous for its rich culture and traditional temples and some of the monuments are considered the best monuments in the world. The Jain Temple in Ranakpur is dedicated to Tirthankara Adinath, who was the founder of the Jain religion. The temple was named after Rana Kumbha, who was the ruler of Mewar and supported the construction of temple. The temple is standing in very beautiful way and the architecture of temple is outstanding. This temple is one of the most famous shrines in India. The temple was built if 15th century and known for its unique architectural design.
This place is famous for its antique architecture and unique designed monuments. You will find monkeys in a large population that lives in and around the place. There is also a small sun temple.
You can easily reach Ranakpur, as this place well connected to the major cities like Udaipur and Jodhpur. The nearest Airport and railway station is located in Udaipur, because all major cities are connected to Udaipur and from there you can hire a car or taxi and easily reach Ranakpur. The most affordable and easy way to reach Ranakpur is by road as this place is well connected to major cities by roads.
Famous places in Ranakpur
- The Chamukha Temple
- Surya Narayan Temple
- Ranakpur Jain Temple
- Golden Jain Temple
- Ranakpur Dam
- Muchhal Mahavir Temple
The best season to visit Ranakpur is from October to February and it will take 2 to 3 days to explore the beautiful monuments of Ranakpur.