Places To See In Khumbhalgarth

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Places To See In Khumbhalgarth

Kumbhalgarh-Destination

  • Spoken Language
    English / Hindi
  • Build by
    Kumbha of Mewar
  • Build In
    15th century
  • Area in km²
    38 Km²

Kumbhalgarh

Kumbhalgarh fort is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district near Udaipur of Rajasthan state in western India. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha.

Kumbhalgarh Fort

In 2013, at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Kumbhalgarh Fort, along with five other forts of Rajasthan, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan.

The fort consists of a Ganesh temple which is assumed to be one of the earliest temples built inside the fort. It also has the Neel Kanth Mahadeva temple, built in 1458 CE, the central shrine of Shiva, in which the idol is made of black stone which was renovated by Rana Sangha.

The fort also has many Jain temples like the Parsva Natha temple and the Golera Jain temple. Few other temples are the Mamdeo temple, Surya Mandir and Pital Shah Jain temple.

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Sas Bahu Temple at Nagda

At Nagda in Rajasthan, stand the remains of the Sas Bahu temples of the early 10th century AD, dedicated to Vishnu. They are locally referred to as Sas Bahu temples. Nagda was once an important city of Mewar, possibly a capital of one of its rulers.

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Ekling Ji

Eklingji is a Hindu temple complex in Udaipur District of Rajasthan in western India. Eklingji is believed to be the ruling deity of Mewar Princely State and the Maharana rules as his Dewan.

Places To See In Khumbhalgarth