Nathdwara in a glance :
Coordinates: 24.9291° N, 73.8213° E
Nathdwara is a town in India’s western state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Aravalli hills, on the banks of the Banas River in Rajsamand District, 48 kilometres north-east of Udaipur.
How to Reach Nathdwara:
By Air: Udaipur Airport which is 40 km away from Nathdwara has plenty of cab services to offer for the passengers. One can also choose a bus from the airport.
By Rail: Mavli Junction is about 30 km from the city as Nathdwara doesn’t have the station of its own. Also, Udaipur Railway Station is at a distance of 50 km can be preferred.
By Road: Roads of Nathdwara are well maintained and connected across the cities of Nathdwara. State-owned buses are easily available.
Places to visit in Nathdwara
Located in the outskirts of the main town of Nathdwara and proximity to the fort of Bor Rajputs, Charbhuja is a renowned temple in the city dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the protector of the Hindu triumvirate.
Shopping in Nathdwara :
The town is very famous for its ‘pichhwai’ paintings, handmade terracotta’s, ivory articles and milk-made sweets. Do get your hands on them, they’ll prove to be a beautiful gift for your relatives.
Shrinathji Temple :
Shrinathji Temple built in the 12th century in honour of Lord Krishna and is an important pilgrimage site for the Hindus, especially the ones belonging to the Vaishnava caste.
The Dwarkadheesh Temple :
The Dwarkadheesh Temple is another one of the temples that are of utmost significance to the Vaishnavas and the Vallabhacharya sect. Situated in Kankroli village near the Navchauki Dam, the architectural styles of this temple resemble that of Shreeji ki Haveli.
The Eklingji temple :
The Eklingji temple is situated in the Eklingji town close to the Eklingji Lake. It was constructed in honour of the main idol of the Sisodia Dynasty, Eklingji which is a form of Lord Shiva.
What to eat in Nathdwara :
Nathdwara is a foodie’s paradise. Funnily, eating is a hobby in this town. Roadside food stalls famous for their yummy, scrumptious and delicious on-the-street food are flooded with people in between darshan timings. Be it vegetarian or non-vegetarian, everyone’s hunger needs are looked after here. The thandai and the khaman are the specialities here.