Ranakpur Rajasthan

Introduction:
Ranakpur is named after Rana Kumbha. Once, Dharna Sah came to him asking for a land to construct a Jain temple, which he had dreamt of. The same temple is today is famous for its marvelous carvings in amber stone and has become one of the five holy places ofthe Jain community.There are so many beautiful temples in the Ranakpur and a must visit for the tourists coming to this region. Ranakpur is one of the five most important pilgrimage sites of Jainism.Built in the reign of one of the liberal and gifted monarchs Rana Kumbha, these temples are example of Jain ecclesiastical architecture.
 
Information:
Temperature: Summer : 42 C (Max) - 22 C (Min) / winter : 20 C (Max) - 12 C (Min)
Language: English, Hindi Rajasthani
Population: 20718
 
Access:
Udaipur: 60 kilometers
Jodhpur: appx.162 kilometers
Falna: 30 kilometers
 
History:
Ranakpur is named after Rana Kumbha whom Dharna Sah approached when he had the vision of his great temple to ask for the land for its construction and he found that Ranakpur is one of the five holiest places of the Jain community and exceptional in beauty.
These temples were constructed in the AD 1439 and situated at a distance of 62km.The Jain Temple is very famous and beautiful place.The Ranakpur Jain Temple were built in the 15th Century during the reign of the liberal and gifted monarch Rana Kumbha. An enormous basement covers 48,000 sq. feet area. Udaipur.The artistically carved nymphs playing the flute in various dance postures at a height of 45 feet are an engrossing sight. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 kgs. whose sound echoes in the entire complex.
 
Tourists attractions:
The Chaturmukh jain temple, Desuri parshvanath temple
 
Tourist information:
Road: From Ranakpur private and deluxe buses are also available from Ranakpur to nearby places.
Rail: Falna is the nearest railway station,situated on the Delhi-Ahmedabad sector.
Air: From Ranakpur Dabok is the nearest airport situated in Udaipur that is appx.112 km away.
 
 
 
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