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Travelling through Mount Abu

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Watered by the serene Nakki Lake and perched at an altitude of 4000 feet, Rajasthan’s only hill station is quite unlike the rest of the state. Offering a perfect respite from the scorching heat of the desert, picturesque Mount Abu is thronged by travellers throughout the year. Here are the landmarks that you must include in your Mount Abu itinerary.

Sunset Point
One of the most well-known spots in Mount Abu, Sunset Point is located to the south-west of Nakki Lake.

Dilwara Temples
The five marble temples of Dilwara are a sacred pilgrimage place for the Jain community, and rank among India’s finest temple architecture. Located in the northern part of the hill-station, these Jain temples are about two-and-a-half-kms away from the bustling town of Mount Abu.

Nakki Lake
Believed to be have been dug out by a god using his nails, the sacred Nakki Lake is one of the landmarks of the hill town of Mount Abu.

Achalgarh Fort
Bordered by massive walls that enclose a few beautiful temples inside, the Achalgarh Fort offers interesting glimpses of Mewar architecture.

Adhar Devi Temple
Situated atop a cliff, a visit to the Adhar Devi Temple requires you to climb 365 steep steps, but the strenuous journey is worth the effort.

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