RANAKPUR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Ranakpur Tourist Attractions nestled in an idyllic setting, is filled with tourist attractions. Its temple, nearby wildlife and rural landscape offers lot more to explore. Ranakpur is most famous for its exotic Jain Temple, a marvelous piece of architecture. People from across the globe visite this shrine. Ranakpur is situated close to the natural reserve of Kumbhalgarh. During your stay here a trekking in the jungle can be arranged. We offer the services of natural guide who will accompany you during this visit of the National Park. You can see various wild animals and birds like wild boars, bears, deer, panther, monkeys, blue bulls, wild cock etc. The duration of the hike can be planned according to your wishes.
RANAKPUR JAIN TEMPLE
Ranakpur Jain Temple are acclaimed world-wide for their intricate and superb architectural style. These temples form one of the five major pilgrimages of the Jains. Located in village of Ranakpur near Sadri town in the Pali district of Rajasthan, Ranakpur temple lies at a distance of 95 kms in the north of Udaipur city. The temple is easily accessible from the city of Udaipur as regular buses are easily available. Built in the 15th century, Ranakpur temples are known for being the largest and most important temples of the Jain cult.
A small town and municipality in the Pali District of Rajasthan, Sadri is one of the major worship places for the Jain Community and a landing place for the Ranakpur Jain Temple and Shri Parshuram Mahadev Mandir. It used to be under the reign of Sindhal Rathores. Sadri works as a gateway to Marwar from Mewar. Major attractions here include the Ranakpur Jain Temple, Parshuram Mahadev Temple, Varahavatar Temple and Chintamani Parasnath Temple. Sadri has fourteen ancient Jain Temples which include Shri Parashuram Mahadev Temple, Shri Vokkal Mata Temple, Shri Mahakali Temple, etc. Other attractions include the Kumbhalgarh National Forest, Ghanerao Rawla, Narlai Rawla, etc.
SURYA NARAYAN TEMPLE
Surya Narayan Temple of Ranakpur is a famous Sun or Surya temple well known as the Surya Narayan Temple. This 13th-century temple was rebuilt in the 15th century after destruction. Sun temple is built with white limestone in Nagara style with a delicate ornamented work. Sun temple is facing to the east direction and has a sanctum crowned with a Chikara. Sun temple is located near the Ranakpur Jain Temple. In this Surya Temple, the Lord Sun idol is shown as riding his chariot. Temple wall has marvelous carvings of warriors, horses, and celestial bodies which represent the artistic excellence of the people of the bygone era.