Mount Abu – A Popular Hill Station in Rajasthan

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Mount Abu – माउंट आबू 

Abu Mountains (Mount Abu) situated at an altitude of 1220 meters above sea level is the only hill town of Rajasthan, India. It is the highest peak of the Aravali Mountains. It is the main pilgrimage site of Jains. Mount Abu is Located on the very southwest end of the Aravali ranges, the Abu Mountains, located at a single body of granite rocks. These are separated from other categories by approximately 10 km narrow valley of the western bias river of Rajasthan State. Permanent fundraisers of craft-architecture arts in the top of the mountain and in historical monuments, religious shrines, and Kalabhons located in the later part. It marked a Pdcihri in the cave that peopleBhriguLet’s look at the footprint. There are two huge marble Janmandar in the middle of the mountain.mount abu rajasthan

The hill station is situated in one of the Rajasthan Districts Sirohi, Rajasthan. The geographical location of Mount Abu is on the highest peak of the hills of Aravali. The atmosphere is different from other cities of Rajasthan. This place is not as hot as other parts of the state. Its weather is cool and pleasant.

Mount Abu is the main pilgrimage site of Hindu and Jain religion. The historical temple and natural beauty here attracts the tourists. Mt Abu was the first part of the Chauhan Empire.  Later, the Maharaja of Sirohi leased the British to the Rajputana headquarters to Mount Abu. During British rule, Mt. Abu was the favorite place of the British to avoid summer plains.

History of Mount Abuabout mount abu

Mount Abu has been the habitation of saints since ancient times. According to mythology, thirty-five million goddesses of Hindu religion visit this holy mountain. It is said that the great sage Vashishth had organized a Yagna here for the destruction of the Asuras from the earth. Lord Mahavir, the 24th birth anniversary of Jainism, also came here. Since then it is for Jain has remained a holy and revered pilgrimage place. According to one proverb, Abu Layed from the name of Arbuda, son of the Himalayas. Arbuda was a powerful snake, who saved the life of Lord Shiva’s holy vehicle Nandi Bull in a deep ditch.

Scenic Spots in Mt Abuwhere is mount abu

Mount Abu is the mountainous hill station ‘Abu Mountains‘, a scenic place of natural Sushma and Vibhorwasthali wildlife sanctuary, and has been the main tourist center of western India. It is also a perfect mythological environment with a healthier climate. Here the signed artistry of architecture is also visible. Abu is the attraction of the day-long fair, every time the bustle of the tourists is autumn or summer.Dilwara Temple mount abu

Dilwara Temple is the main attraction here. These temples built between the eleventh and the thirteenth century on the Guru Shikhar, 15 km from Mt Abu. This magnificent temple will remember by Jainism dedicated to the temples. Statues of Dilwara are the excellent examples of Indian architecture. The Achalgarh Fort and Temple situated 8 km northeast of the Dilwara Temple. Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary also the famous visiting spot in Rajasthan.mt abu

The best time to visit is between November & March , because the mount Abu weather seems very nice in that season. It is Famous for “Rabdi” delicious sweet milk as a base ingredient. रबड़ी originating from the Indian Subcontinent. It made by boiling on the very low heat for much time and it becomes dense and changed to a pinkish color. रबड़ी is a very tasty delicious item, tourists love to take this in Mt Abu.

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Mount Abu Tourism Services

From Mt. Abu you can travel to all major cities of Rajasthan State through Train, Bus (RSRTC) and Cabs Services.

The Rajasthan Government also introduced the Tourism services for the Tourists. The RTDC (Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation) is the official website for the Tourism Department.mount abu hill station

Here, you can get the Bus routes information: 

Mount Abu to Udaipur, Mount Abu to Jodhpur, Mount Abu to Jaipur, Mt Abu to Bhangarh Fort, Mount Abu to Jaisalmer, Mt Abu to Ajmer, Mount Abu to Kumbalgarh, Mount Abu to Chittorgarh.

Hotels in Mount Abu

These are the top hotels of Mt Abu Rajasthan. You can book rooms online and for more information, you can go through the sites of Hotels. You can find the best hotels at RTDC Hotels and get the Discounts and packages details from here. The list of popular hotels and staying price details can be available here.mount abu hotels

Hotel Ashoka – Rs 2000
Good Luck Residency Hotel -Rs 1581
Hotel Yorkshire Inn – Rs 1761
Forest Eco Lodge – Rs 2694
Hotel Ambika – Rs 712
Chacha Inn- The Garden Retreat – Rs 4315
Aachal Resort – Rs 1570


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