Jodhpur To Ranakpur Tour
Jodhpur State also historically known as the Kingdom of Marwar. It was a princely state in the Marwar region from 1226 to 1949. Its capital was the city of Jodhpur since 1450. The Rathore rulers of the Indian princely state of Jodhpur were of an ancient dynasty established in the 8th century. However, the dynasty’s fortunes were made by Rao Jodha, first of the rulers of the Rathore dynasty in Jodhpur in 1459.
Spread over an area of 4,500 square yards and consisting of 29 halls, the Ranakpur Jain Temple is one of the most important of the five major pilgrimage centres of Jainism. Also known as Chaturmukha Dharana Vihara, the temple dedicated to Tirthankara Rishabhanatha is located in Pali.
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.
SURYA NARAYAN TEMPLE
Surya Narayan Temple is a beautiful temple projecting various wall murals on its wall of circular structures and is dedicated to Sun God. It also features a sculpture of Lord Surya riding a chariot with seven
SHOPPING IN RANAKPUR
Ranakpur is a small village but serves as a paradise for shopaholics. In fact once you are in the village, it is impossible for any shopping lover to come back empty handed. The place is famous for its silver jewelry and gem stones along with the pottery. You will also find stone carved products in the market and colorful puppets are very lucrative.
Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the most popular places to visit in Kumbhalgarh. Perched at 1900 meters above sea level, it was built by the Rana Kumbha of Mewar dynasty. This gorgeous and mammoth fort is enclosed by a huge wall stretching for 30 kms. Kumbhalgarh Fort is also listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Mammadev Temple is loacted right below the Kumbhalgarh Fort and is known for its beautiful architecture and interiors. Built by Rana Kumbha in 1460, this temple boasts of intricate sculptures and is definitely one of the best places to visit in Kumbhalgarh. The temple has two cenotaphs or ‘chhatris’ in memories of famous rulers.