Ranakpur also known as the Temple town of Rajasthan is one of the most important of the five pilgrimage places of the state, rich with lush foliage and picturesque scenes. It is a small quaint town nestled amid the secluded valley of the Aravali Ranges in Rajasthan. The place presents a unique spectacle of lush greenery and gushing streams, an unusual sight in Rajasthan.
Ranakpur is famous for its spectacular Jain Temples made in the 15th Century CE during the reign of Rana Kumbha. The Temple provides a perfect example of Indian craftsmanship and stone sculpture. It’s made of marvelously carved light-colored marble stone with sinuous and unseen details. The temple’s area occupies approx 4,500 square yards, standing on 1444 marble pillars with exquisite cravings. The construction is well described in a 1437 CE copper-plate record, scripted in Sanskrit text. The Ranakpur Temple is distinguished all across the globe for its brilliant architecture and was voted amongst the top 77 wonders of the world.
Explorations & Experiences in Ranakpur -
EXPLORE (Places to visit in Ranakpur):
- Ranakpur Jain temple
- Maharani Bagh Orchard
- Surya Narayan Temple
- Muchhal Mahavir Temple
- Kumbhalgarh Fort
EXPERIENCE (Things to do in Ranakpur):
- Admire the beauty and architecture of Ranakpur Jain temple
- Get cultural insight at Sadri