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Important Shopping Areas Nearby with name and distance:
- Hati Poll: - 2 Km.
- Bapu Bazar: - 3 Km.
- Celebration Mall: – 5 Km.
- Lake City Mall - 5 Km.
- Arwana Shoping Mall - 1 Km.
Tourist Attraction Name :
- Kumbhalgarh Fort: - 2.4 kms.
- Badal Mahal: - 5.4 Kms.
- Muchhal Mahavir Temple - 44.8 Kms.
- Devi Temple - 5.4 Kms.
- Gupt Mahal - 5.4 Kms.
- Kumbha Palace - 5.3 Kms.
- Ganga Govrdhan Museum - 1.5 Kms.
KUMBHALGARH FORT (DISTANCE: 5KMS)
Located 85 kms from Udaipur, the Kumbalgarh fort in the Aravali ranges is one of the famous forts in Rajasthan. It was built by Maharana Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. It has seven massive gates and huge watch towers. The strong structure and solid foundation of the Fort have made it unbeatable till date. The hefty walls of the fort are broad enough to stand eight horses side by side. There are around 360 temples inside the complex of the Fort. Amongst all of them, Shiva Temple is worth visiting that comprises a huge Shivalinga (Phallic form). The Fort is also known for its famous palace that resides on the top of structure. This beautiful palace is known as Badal Mahal or the Palace of Cloud. It is also accredited to be the birth place of great warrior Maharana Pratap. This palace has beautiful rooms with lovely colour combination of green, turquoise and white presenting a bright contrast to the earthy colours of the Fort. This place gives the appearance of being wandering in the world of clouds. Cloud Palace also offers a fantastic panoramic vista of the down town.Opening hours of Kumbhalgarh Fort:
Open all days 08:00 am to 06:00 pm Entry fee for Visiting Kumbhalgarh Fort:
The entry fees for Kumbhalgarh Fort are mentioned below. We have listed the entry fees for Indians, the entry fees for foreigners, camera fees and other charges if applicable.Domestic Adult: 15
KUMBHALGARH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (DISTANCE: 12 KMS)
Located in the rugged Aravali range, the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a sprawling wildlife reserve spread around 600 sq. km in Rajasthan. Spread over Pali, Rajsamand and Udaipur districts of Rajasthan, it is a major attraction for those visiting Udaipur. The sanctuary encircles the massive fort of Kumbhalgarh and is also has named after it. Read more about Kumbhalgarh here… Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its high hills and narrow valleys that add to the scenic beauty of the area. The sanctuary also marks the division of two socio-cultural regions of Rajasthan, Mewar and Marwar, located either side of the Aravali Hills. Mewar is located to the east of the Aravali mountain range and Marwar to the west. The sanctuary is home to a very large variety of animals, some of which are highly endangered. Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary provides a natural abode to many creatures like wolves, leopards, sambhar, and nilgai. Kumbhalgarh reserve has the distinction of being the only sanctuary where wolf breeding has been successfully conducted. More than forty wolves inhabit the Joba area of the sanctuary. Apart from its vibrant wildlife, the sanctuary is also a haven for birds with several species making it their home. The rare grey jungle fowl can be easily spotted quite often along with white breasted kingfisher. Birds like the red spur owls, parakeets, golden oriole, peacocks and doves can also be spotted. The best time to visit Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is during monsoon. Monsoon splashes its magical charm on the land, the sanctuary gleams with greenery. The sanctuary offers exciting jungle safaris and horseback tours.
Badal Mahal is also a part of the main fort. It is divided in two sections: Zanana and Mardana Halls for ladies and men respectively. The architecture of both these sections is astounding. Also, the view of the surrounding area from the top of the tower is spellbinding.
This temple is right below the Kumbhalgarh Fort. It had four huge slabs with inscriptions on them, but these have been transferred to the Udaipur museum.Now it has a couple of cenotaphs in memory of the Raja of the Kumbhalgarh fort, Raja Kumbha and for Prithviraj Chauhan. There is also a huge water reservoir next to the temple.
NEELKANTH MAHADEV TEMPLE
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is within the fort vicinity. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva whose 6 feet Lingam is in the temple. This deity is one of the very few ones being worshipped and maintained by the locals.The fort is full of stories about the king, the temple and various chambers which keep tourist mesmerized and lost in time.
RAMAKPUR JAIN TEMPLE
(DISTANCE: 50 KMS)
At a distance of 33 km from Kumbhalgarh Fort, and 97 km from Udaipur, Ranakpur Jain Temple is one of the holy places of Jain religion situated at Ranakpur near Sadri town in Pali district of Rajasthan. Ranakpur is one of the five most important Jain pilgrimage sites of India and among the most famous jain pilgrimage. These Jain temples are dedicated to Lord Adinath, who was the first Jain Tirthankara. The most popular of the Jain temples present in the place includes the Chaumukha Temple. Maharana Kumbha allotted land and encouraged his minister Dharana Shah to build this famous Jain temple. Dharana Shah under the spiritual influence of Acharya Somasundarsuriji has selected the plan of Depak of Mundara to construct the temple. The construction of the temple began in year 1446 and in 1496 the idol was installed. The temple is dedicated to Tirthankara Adinath. The complex structure of the temple has four separate entrance doors to penetrate in the chambers. These chambers lead to the main hall or garbhagriha, where the idol of Lord Adinath is placed. The four-faced image of the Lord suggests the pursuit of Tirthankara's for the four directions and eventually the cosmos. The idol of the Lord is encircled by many other smaller shrines and domes. Built over 40000 sq. feet of land, the sprawling temple is known for its intricate carvings and architectural beauty. The temple complex comprises four subsidiary shrines, along with 29 pillared halls and 80 domes that are supported by 1444 pillars, all intricately carved. The carvings on these pillars are present at a height of 45 feet and include pictures of nymphs playing flute and in various dance postures. It is surprising to know that no two pillars have the similar design. Apart from this, another stunning act about these pillars is that they change their color from golden to pale blue during the day. There are two huge bells in the main prayer hall, which are 108 kg each. The complex of Chaumukha Temple consists of several other Jain temples like the temple of Parshvanath. This temple was built in the 15th century AD and is known for its engraved windows embellished with Jain figures. Near to this temple, there are two more temples out of which one is dedicated to Neminath, who was the 22nd Jain Tirthankara and the other one is dedicated to the Sun God. The sight of Lord Surya driving his chariot of seven horses is marvelous. Just one kilometer away from the temple complex is the temple of Amba Mata.Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM
PARSHURAM MAHADEV TEMPLE
Parshuram Mahadev Temple is a Shiva temple located at border of Pali and Rajsamand district of Rajasthan state in India . It is said that Parshuram , the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu, made the cave with his axe and used to worship the lord Shiva at this serene place in the foothills of the Aravalis mountain range. The cave, 3,995 feet above sea-level, has naturally made figures of Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiva and also has nine Kunds which never go dry. The place is 14 km from Sadri town. There are 500 stairs to reach down to the ancient cave. This place is also known as Rajastha’s Amarnath & India’s Second Amarnath..Access
Temple is located at a distance of 9 km from Kumbhalgarh fort on Sadri - Rajpura - Parshuram Cave Rd.Fish Pond-Hamirpark Lake
So famous among tourist and good place if you have kids along with you 2 km from Kelwara. A small pond. Here you can feed fish Gathia, mamra, toasts etc. You just put some food in water and you will have hundreds of African Cat fish there, really a scene to watch. Fish rolling over each other to eat food, opening their mouth vide in search of food.