A beautiful hilly city in the state of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is the persona of ecotourism as well as beauty. If you are planning to explore the glimpse of Jain architecture and culture, then it is a must to visit the place. You will be happy to visit so many places full of cultural demeanour.
Here are some of the places to visit in Mount Abu:
1. Dilwara Jain Temples :-
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Amidst the mountainous regime of the beautiful city of Mount Abu, the Dilwara Jain Temples is one of the most sacred temple of the Jain people. Quite famous for its architecture and beauty this place is full of peace and serenity. The temple is opened for the general people after 12:30 as before that only Jains are allowed to worship.
2. Nakki Lake :-
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Enjoy boating ride with your beloved in the mesmerizing Nakki Lake situated in the hilly terrain of Mount Abu. You can also enjoy lip smacking pizzas as well as ice creams along the lanes nearby to the lake.
3. Guru Shikhar :-
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The highest peak in Mount Abu, Guru Shikhar is having a temple of Lord Vishnu. If you enjoy the adventurous activity of trekking then you should surely visit the place. You will be endowed with the benign blessings of God Vishnu.
4. Sunset point :-
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A perfect place to visit during the evening time to explore the city with your romantic partner.3 km from the main area, the place is crowded with lot of tourists. It will give you a very pleasing moment and special experience. It gives you a very eye captivating view of the whole city from the high altitude.
5. Wildlife Sanctuary :-
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Located in the oldest regions of the Aravali, the wildlife sanctuary of Mount Abu is the reflection of floral beauty personified with the desert region fauna. The place is having home to exotic species like orchids and wild animals like leopard, monkeys, sambar etc.
6. Achalgarh Fort :-
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The Achalgarh fort is situated approximately 11 kilometres in the Sirohi district of Mount Abu. It features the religious as well as the historical past of the place. The fort comprises of Jain temples as well as architecture is symbolic of the Jain history/. Though it is in the dilapidated condition now, yet a lot of tourists often visit the place to get the glimpse of Jain architecture.
7. Toad Rock :-
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On the south of Nakki lake lies a mammoth structure of the Toad Rock. Not only is this place great tourist attraction for the mountaineers but the tourists from the overseas too visit to have a picnic with a difference. It is a great masterpiece in the land of Mount Abu.
8. Peace Park :-
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The peace park in Mount Abu is a great tourist attraction. It enhances the serenity within the peaceful abode. If you are looking out for an escapade from the busy hustle and bustle of life, you should surely opt for this place. It is a spiritual place that is a part of the Brahma Kumaris establishments.
[ Further Read – 6 Must Places to Visit in Rajasthan ]