Situated around 60 km north of Udaipur, Ranakpur is one of the five most important pilgrimage sites of Jainism and one of the popular travel destinations of Rajasthan India. Ranakpur is home to an exceptionally beautiful temple complex in the Aravali ranges and a must visit for the tourists coming to this region. Ranakpur is tucked away in a remote valley in the Aravali range. Located in Pali district and boasts of one of the largest and most important Jain Temples in India. Large number of Jain pilgrims travel to Ranakpur India to worship at the Ranakpur temple complex.
: The nearest airport to Ranakpur is in Udaipur. It is 60 km
south of Ranakpur. There are flights to Delhi, Jaipur, Aurangabad, Jodhpur,
and Mumbai from Udaipur.
: The major railway station to Ranakpur is at Udaipur. There
are regular trains for Delhi, Chittaurgarh, Ajmer, and Jaipur from the
: Ranakpur is easily accessible by road from Udaipur. The
jain temples of Ranakpur may be reached in three hours time from Udaipur.
Ranakpur Travel Facts
: 5 sq km.
: Sept.- March are the ideal months to travel Ranakpur in Rajasthan India
: English, Hindi, Rajasthani.
: Kumbhalgarh,Sadri (8 km), Muchhal Mahavir Temple (5 km).
Ranakpur Travel Attraction
Ranakpur Jain Temple
The Ranakpur Jain Temple was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The basement is of 48, 000 sq. feet area that covers the whole complex. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and eligibly domes supported by over four hundred columns. The total number of columns is 1,444 all of which are intricately carved with no two being alike. The artistically carved nymphs playing the flute in various dance postures at a height of 45 feet are an engrossing sight. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 kg whose sound echoes in the entire complex. The main temple is of Chaumukh or four-faces temple dedicated to Adinath. Exquisitely carved structures of temple makes it an important travel attraction for those interested in architectural masterpieces.