Located amidst the lush green hills, Mount Abu is reputed as the only hill station in Rajasthan.
Located amidst the lush green hills, Mount Abu is reputed as the only hill station in Rajasthan. It owes its cool climate to the Aravalli range, which is covered with a variety of flora. The road leading to Mount Abu is a curved one characterized by arid region dotted with huge rocks.
Dilwara Jain Temple, Mount Abu
The exquisitely carved Jain Temples date back to 11th and 13th century. These temples, dedicated to various Jain Tirthankaras, are sheer poetry in marble. The central shrine has an image of Rishabhdev and large courtyard with 52 small shrines. Each houses a beautiful statue of thirthankaras with 48 elegantly carved pillars form the entrance to the courtyard.
Museum & Art Gallery, Mount Abu
Located at the Raj Bhawan, it was a collection of archaeological excavations dating back to 8th-12th century A.D. It also displays a breathtaking collection of Jain bronze carvings, brassware and countless other exquisite items.
Sunset Point, Mount Abu
Spectacular sight of the setting sun when the hills are covered in the golden glow can be viewed from here.
Honeymoon Point, Mount Abu
Also reputed as Andra Point among the tourists, it offers an enchanting view of the verdant plains and valleys. The place is best visited during the dusk hours.
Nearest railhead is Abu Road linked with Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Delhi. Good network of bus services connect Mount Abu to major cities of Rajasthan and India