Ranakpur in a glance :
Coordinates : 25.135 N, 73.44 E
State : Rajasthan
Ranakpur is a village located in Desuri tehsil near Sadri town in the Pali district of Rajasthan. It is located between Jodhpur and Udaipur. 162 km from Jodhpur and 91 km from Udaipur, in a valley on the western side of the Aravalli Range. Here are a few places to visit in Ranakpur.
How to reach Ranakpur
By air :
The closest airport from Ranakpur is located in Udaipur at a distance of 68 kilomteters.
By train :
The closest railway station from Rankapur is located in Khimel at a distance of 27 kilometers.
By road :
Ranakpur does not have its own bus station and the closest bus station is located in Falna at a distance of 27 kilometers.
Places to visit in Ranakpur
Another town that is dotted with several beautiful temples, Desuri is situated nearly 16 kms from Ranakpur town. The prime attractions of the place are three temples each dedicated to three different Hindu deities namely Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman and Navi Mata.
Muchhal Mahavir Temple :
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As the name suggests, Muchhal Mahavir Temple is dedicated to Lord Mahavir and is situated in the Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary. The prime attraction of the temple is an idol of Lord Mahavir with a moustache.
Ranakpur Jain Temple :
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A site of great religious significance, Ranakpur Jain Temple is regarded as one of the major Jain pilgrimage sites in India. This temple is dedicated to Lord the first Jain Tirthankara, Lord Adinath.
Surya Narayan Temple :
Surya Narayan Temple is a beautiful temple projecting various wall murals on its wall of circular structures and is dedicated to Sun God. It also features a sculpture of Lord Surya riding a chariot with seven horses.
What to eat in Ranakpur :
Do not expect luxurious restaurants and high end eating joints out of your place of stay. Ranakpur offers delicious vegetarian Jain food within the temple premises at very affordable prices. There are several in house restaurant options available where you can enjoy delicacies of various cuisines.