27284 square kilometres
September to April
Ranakpur is situated between the mountains and 35 kilometers from Phalna which is in Rajasthan. This place is famous Jain Temple and Rana Kumbha. was the person who gave idea of having Jain Temple to Dharna Sah a Jain businessman. There fore this place is rich in Jain temples. Kumbhalgarh :located just 85 km from Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh is said to be one of the prominent forts of Rajasthan. Situated in the north western regions of Rajasthan this place is known to be surrounded by 13 peaks of the Aravali hills. You will truly find solace and solitude because of all the beautiful landscapes and the other scenery present here. The fact of this place is that it was known to be used by the Mewar rulers for their shelter and accommodation during the times of danger.
Ranakpur- A well known Jain Temple was constructed in the fifteenth century. This is the temple that comprises of four shrines; domes as well as 24 pillared halls which make the temple wonderfully constructed one. This temple is supported by four hundred columns. One of the main attractions of Ranakpur is the famous Ranakpur Jain temple.It was constructed in fifteenth century by Rana Kumbha. This is a beautifully built temple which grabs the attention of majority of the tourists here. Kumbhalgarh -Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is one good place that you can come and visit.You will find complete wildlife here which will include Panthers, Wild boars,and crocodiles and many more. This place is also said to be very famous for some other wildlife too like the flamingos, spoonbills and egrets. Kumbhalgarh fort is said to be one of the major tourist attractions here. It is located at the height of 1914 meters above the sea level. The site of this fort is very magnificent because it has 36 km long wall and seven grand gates along with seven ramparts too. If in case you are looking forward to visit this beautiful historical place then you can very well take prior information about it.
Ranakpur: Nearest airport to Ranakpur is Udaipur airport which is around 115 kilometers away. Nearest railway station to Ranakpur is Falna railways station 35KM from Jain temple and 70 KM from Kumbalgarh and from there you can either take public bus or private car to reach Ranakpur. Whichever more of transport you prefer that is airways or railways you will have to opt for roadways to reach Ranakpur and so hiring a private car can be a great option as with this you can enjoy scenic beauty and will also make your journey comfortable.