Ranakpur, a town named after Rana Kumbha is renowned for some marvellously carved Jain temples in marble stone. Ranakpur is amongst the five holiest places of the Jain community and exceptional in beauty. These temples were constructed in 1439. The main Chaumukha temple (Four-Faced Temple) is dedicated to Adinath, the first tirthankar. The total number of columns in one of the Ranakpur temples is 1,444 each intricately carved and no two columns are alike.
Ranakpur is situated at a distance of 90 kms from Udaipur, 190 kms from Jodhpur and 50 kms from Kumbhalgarh
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- Mild winters: 10-28° C
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