Mount Abu is a splendid hill station of Rajasthan which is also referred to only green oasis of this state. As it is a hill- station, it is situated at the height of around 1,219 m above the sea level. It has been a myth that many Hindu Gods and Goddesses use to visit this sacred place. Earlier, this was a place of saints and sages. Almost all tourists coming for a tour to Rajasthan include this wonderful hill- station to their list.
Mount Abu is a preferred destination by couples as weather here is very cold and pleasant. The natural spring which spurs from head of cow is also a prime attraction here. You can find several tourist attractions at Mount Abu which are visited by thousands of travelers each year. Best time to visit this hill- station is during winters.
Dilwara Jain Temple
There are many Jain temples at Mt. Abu and most of them are constructed out of white marble. Dilwara Jain Temple is also a very famous attraction of this place which is popular due to its marvelous architecture and beautifully carved paintings on walls of these temples. This temple is completely devoted to Tirthankars and is renowned as a holy place by Jains.
If you are planning your trip to Mt. Abu, Nakki Lake is a must visit tourist destination by you. Majority of the tourists arriving at this hill station primarily make a visit to this lake. Nakki Lake is also popularly termed as Love Lake. It is certainly a great vacationing spot for couples who wish to spend a beautiful romantic evening. Apart from astonishing view of the lake, it also carries some religious importance. Interesting part about this lake is it is an artificial lake which is covered on all sides by gardens and trees. To enjoy the true and natural beauty of this lake, you can also go out for boating.
Wildlife sanctuary of Mount Abu is spread across 290 km of area. This sanctuary was established in the year 1960. Situated on the hills of Aravali, it is a good destination to explore while you are on a tour to Rajasthan. At this place, you can find around 440 genres and about 820 popular species of plants. You can find amazing floral beauty over here with various varieties of roses. Besides, even 250 species of birds can be found here.
Achalgarh fort is an extremely popular monument of Mount Abu. It was constructed by Rana Kumbha in the 14th century. From this fort, you can get a complete picturesque to the whole city.
Other famous destinations to visit at this hill station also include sunset point, Adhar Devi, Gurushikhar and Gaumukh.
Mount Abu Photo Gallery