|Mount Abu Hill Station Information|
|Location of Mount Abu in Rajasthan and India|
|Mount Abu Hill Station Coordinates||24.5925°N 72.7083°E|
|Mount Abu Hill Station Country||India|
|Mount Abu Hill Station State||Rajasthan|
|Mount Abu Hill Station District(s)||Sirohi|
|Mount Abu Hill Station Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|Mount Abu Hill Station Area
• 1,200 m (3,937 ft)
|Mount Abu Hill Station Codes||
Mount Abu India - Fast Facts
Mount Abu Hill Station Population: 18,000
Mount Abu Hill Station Languages: Rajasthani, Hindi
Mount Abu Hill Station Best time to visit: all through the year, especially during summer
Mount Abu is uppermost peak in Aravalli Range of Rajasthan state in western India. And Mount Abu is situated in Sirohi district. It is 58 km away from Palanpur (Gujarat). Its highest peak on mountain is Guru Shikhar which is 1722 meters on the top of sea level. Mount Abu’s olden name is "Arbudaanchal".
In Puranas, the district has been referred to as Arbudaranya, and 'Abu' is a miniature of this olden name. And it is alleged that wise Vasishtha retired to southern urge at Mount Abu subsequently his dissimilarities with learned Vishvamitra.
Mount Abu is famous for Jain temples. The Dilwara Temples are a multifaceted of temples. It is made of white marbles and it has been compared with Taj Mahal for beauty and sheer elegance in marble. This temple was made between 11th and 13th centuries AD.
The Achalgarh fort was made in 14th century through Rana Kumbha of Mewar. It enfolds numerous beautiful Jain temples comprising the Kantinath Temple (1513) and the Achaleswar Mahadev Temple (1412).
Nakki Lake is popular tourist attraction of Mount Abu. And there is Toad Rock on a hill close to the lake. Maharaja Jaipur Palace and Raghunath Temple are on hills close to Nakki Lake.
Mount Abu is abode to various Hindu temples, comprising Adhar Devi Temple, shaped beyond solid rock; and the Shri Raghunathji Temple; and a holy place and temple to Dattatreya made atop Guru Shikhar peak. The world H.Q. of Brahma Kumari order of lady pronounces is situated here, as it is the World Spiritual University of same value. The Durga temple, Ambika Mata Temple lies in a crevice of stun in Jagat, just outer of Mount Abu.
There are the five temples namely, Shri Risha Lhdeo, Shri Mahavir Swami, Lun Vasahi, Shri Parshvanath and Vimal Vasahi temple.
Mount Abu is famous for traditional jewelry. There is Rajasthan Emporium on Raj Bhawan Road that is famous for numerous jewelry shops it has. And they make outstanding choices for mementos and gift items.
Mount Abu is easily reachable. Railroad is at the distance of 27 km from Mount Abu. And there are usual trains that connect Mount Abu with some other places like Delhi, Agra, Jodhpur and Ahmadabad.
Mount Abu has its outstanding road network links with other places. Taxis, Jeeps and bus services provide the requirement of road transport.
The lovely landscapes and natural beauty of Mount Abu invite visitors all through the year. Mount Abu is wonderful retreat in summer months for those people who are from the deserts and the plains. In summer season all restaurants, hotels and transportation increase charges. And in winter season all hotels are available at half charges.
There are lots of budget, luxury and deluxe hotels that provide to the requirements of the visitors to Mount Abu.
In Mount Abu accommodation is simply available. There is a place to stay in Mount Abu for visitors with changeable budgets. Good provisions are offered in Mount Abu. And there are various restaurants and eateries that provide to the requirements of tourists. In celebration you must taste delicious delicacies.