Monut Abu Monuments
Mount Abu in Rajasthan is a prime tourist destination that is known for its natural beauty. Like its scenic beauty, the hill station also deeply fascinates with its man made monuments. Achalgarh Fort, Kesar Bhawan Palace and Sunrise Palace Dilwara Jain Temples. Monuments in Mount Abu are segmented into temples, forts and Palaces.
Although this is a totally different town, situated near the Banas River, Abu road is a must visit. It normally refers to a railway station which is located in a picturesque surrounding.
The name refers to a fort and an ancient kingdom, which was originally built by the Paramara Dynasty rulers. The fort was reconstructed in 1452 by Maharana Kumbha the ruler of the Mewar.
Known for their architectural splendour and exquisite stone carvings, the Dilwara temples in Rajasthan are dedicated to Jain Tirthankars. Located about 2.5 km from Mount Abu.
As mentioned in the prologue, Guru Shikar is the highest point in mount Abu and forms the highest point in the Aravalli mountain range. The place is perfect to get a panoramic view of the whole.
One of the most popular attractions in mount Abu, Nakki Lake is an ancient and sacred lake. According to Hindu mythology the lake was dug out by the Gods by simply using their nails to gain shelter.
The place is famous for a number of Rajasthani and Gujarati textiles and handicrafts like Kota saris, Sanganeri prints linen, light weight Jaipuri quilt, traditional Rajasthani jewellery.
Trevor’s tank or Trevor’s crocodile park is a man made crocodile breeding spot located 5 kilometers away from mount Abu. While it was the last place I visited there, I found it to be the most.
The Forest located between the Aravalli mountain range was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1980 and covers an area of approximately 288 sq kilometers. It is a sub tropical forest which.
Summer Festival is celebrated for three days in Aashadh (June). It is devoted to the tribal culture and folk music and dances. The Summer Festival features ballads, Gair, Ghoomar and Daph folk dances.
The Winter festival is held in Mount Abu during the last week of December, annually. It is jointly organised by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and the Municipal Board of Mount Abu.