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5 Top Tourist Places in Mount Abu!

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Updated: Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:36 [IST]
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Aravalli Ranges provides an escapade from heat in Rajasthan. A destination amidst the desert yet covered in green is a unique beauty! Yes, the vistas of Mount Abu has made it a popular hill station in Rajasthan. Aravalli hill ranges bless this serene hill station to be a retreat! Such a destination must be full of tourist spots and yes there are many. Let us have a look at the top tourist places in Mount Abu!

Top Tourist Places in Mount Abu

Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

The sub-tropical vegetation of Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is a home to different species of flora and fauna. This virgin forest in the Aravalli ranges is famous for leopards. Other animals such as jackals, jungle cats, Sambhars, India civets, etc. are also found here. Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit destination in this hill station.

Top Tourist Places in Mount Abu

Nakki Lake
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Nakki Lake

A demon called Bakshakali is said to have dug Nakki Lake as the King had promised to marry off his daughter to the person who dug a lake. Yes, it is the story of Nakki Lake in Mount Abu. The beautiful Nakki Lake is explored while boating here. Hence, Nakki Lake is one of the best tourist places in Mount Abu.

Top Tourist Places in Mount Abu

Dilwara Jain Temples
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Dilwara Jain Temples

The exquisite usage of marble in the construction of five Dilwara Jain Temples is worth a visit in Mount Abu. Dilwara Temple complex is an architectural marvel and a popular Jain pilgrimage site. Exotic carvings depicting the Jain mythologies are the major attractions of these temples.

Top Tourist Places in Mount Abu

Achalgarh Fort
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Achalgarh Fort

Achalgarh Fort is an ancient fort in Mount Abu. Though the Paramara Dynasty built it, the fortress was renovated by Rajput King Rana Kumbha. Sadly, it is now mostly in ruins but the region more famous for the Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple just outside the fort.

Top Tourist Places in Mount Abu

Guru Shikar
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Guru Shikar

If you want to enjoy a panoramic view around Mount Abu, then head to Guru Shikar Point. It is the highest point in Aravalli Ranges and is around 20km from Mount Abu. Surely, Guru Shikar is one of the major viewpoints near the hill station.

Mount Abu with many tourist attractions allures many visitors year-round. However, the time from October to February is the best time to explore this picturesque hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan. Having so many attractions it definitely is worthwhile to spend your holidays in Mount Abu, isn't it?

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