Ranakpur is called the town of temples with high pilgrimage value and also a popular tourist spot in Rajasthan. A small town, situated at the foothills of the Aravalli Mountain is a picturesque valley town. Moreover it is also one of the most important sacred places of visit for the Jains. Although being cut away from the main tourist spots of Rajasthan, yet Ranakpur receives quite a number of visitors who mainly come to visit the pilgrim sites. It is situated 96km from the city of Udaipur and it is famous for its serenity and calmness.
Ranakpur is the one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan. Several temples, buildings, wildlife sanctuaries make it one of the most prominent heritage sites of India. The most important place to visit in Ranakpur is the Rana Kumbha. It is actually a place which was given by the then king of Rajasthan to a benevolent merchant to build big Jain temples.
Hence Ranakpur is named after the king. It is a huge area of 14000sq ft. The next is the Jain temple at Ranakpur. It is a huge and one of the oldest architectures of the country. This architectural beauty and the carvings of various Nymphs and celestial bodies on the temples make it a popular tourist attraction. Moreover there are two huge bells of 108 kg each which adds to the beauty. There amidst these temples and architecture lies the most beautiful natural resource - the Aravalli Mountains. This place has some of the very beautiful scenic beauties of the country. Moreover it has various holiday places for one or two days' trip which can make your stay beautiful. These are must to see things in Rajasthan. Not only temple visiting or scenic beauty, Ranakpur offers various other things to do. The jeep safari, and horse safari in Ranakpur all add up to the fun even more.