The sanctuary located in Mount Abu was declared as a protected area in the year 1960 and ever since then this sanctuary which is spread over the gorgeous Aravalli range of mountains has been attracting not only domestic tourists but also tourists from overseas. Mount Abu is Rajasthan's only hill station and in the days of yore it used to be the summer retreat of Rajasthan's royalty.
Rajasthan Tourism department in recent times have been making rapid strides as far as Eco-Tourism is concerned. It was being incre... read more
The Jain temples at Dilwara, near Mount Abu are considered to be masterpieces of temple architecture.
The Vimalvashi temple was built by the commander Vimalshah on the order of King Bhimdev in 1031 A.D. It took around 1,500 workers, several years to build. There are forty eight pillars, sixteen pillars have the images of females figures in dancing poses. The rang mandap is a beautiful piece of architecture.
The images that can be seen are Saraswati, Lakshmi as well as scenes from the princely courts of Ayod... read more
Mount Abu (Introduction) Mount Abu is a picturesque hill-station which green oasis in the barren desertscape thats Rajasthan. Situated at the southern tip of the Aravali range the hill retreat owes its cool climate to its rich flora covering the entire hillside that includes coniferous trees and flowering shrubs. The road leading to Mount Abu is a curved one characterized by arid region dotted with huge rocks in weird shapes and high velocity winds. This is also the highest point between the Nilgiris in the south a... read more
AchalGarh, sometimes spelt Achalgadh, is one of the many beautiful medieval monuments that can be found in the picturesque Mount Abu, located in the desert in the state of Rajasthan, India. It was commissioned by Rana Kumbha, the esteemed designer who was responsible for many huge fortresses in Southern Rajasthan. Achalgarh is just 8 Kilometers from the main Mount Abu town and is well connected by road.
The fortress AchalGarh is surrounded by massive battlement walls. It is situated at the top of a mountain peak... read more
Introduction to Archaeological Museum:
Though there are many places to visit in Mount Abu, the Archaeological Museum, Mount Abu is a site that would enchant even those not inclined towards art and history. This museum remains open from10.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M. However, the doors of Mount Abu Archaeological Museum remains closed on Friday and gazetted holidays.
History of Archaeological Museum, Mount Abu:
This museum was built in the year 1962 within the Raj Bhawan's premises in order to preserve the archaeologic... read more
Introduction to the Kesar Bhawan Palace:
Contrary to popular belief it is not just the Temples in Mount Abu that lures tourists. There are several other Tourist Attractions in Mount Abu that draw visitors. The Forts and Palaces in Mount Abu too features in this list. The Kesar Bhawan Palace is not just any beautiful palace; it is the oldest palace in Mount Abu. Presently a heritage hotel, it is well worth a visit even by those who are not opting for a lavish stay in it.
History of the Kesar Bhawan Palace:
Ke... read more
Introduction to the Sunrise Palace, Mount Abu:
The Forts and Palaces in Mount Abu are amongst the prime Tourist Attractions in Mount Abu. And when coming to speak of palaces, Sunrise Palace surely deserves a mention even though it is presently a Heritage Hotel. If you can indulge yourself in a luxurious stay out here then there is nothing like it. In case you are not monetarily equipped for it, at least make sure that you do not miss out on the chance of paying a visit to this impressive structure.
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