RANAKPUR TEMPLES

Ranakpur temple was named after the renowned ruler of Mewar, Rana Kumbha.  Made entirely of white marble, this temple instils awe with its engraved designs and grandeur. It was built in the fifteenth century took around sixty-five years to complete. The basement of this colossal temple is spread over 48000 sq. ft. There are more than 1444 marble pillars embellished with complex carvings and no two pillars are alike.

One might get surprised at the sight of the inscribed nymphs playing the flute in different dance poses at a height of 45 feet. Another piece of attraction is a stunning marble piece which has 108 snake-heads and various tails carved into it with such intricacy that it is impossible to find the end of the tails. In the main prayer hall, there are two huge bells of 108 kg which create a melodious and symphonic sound. This temple is adorned with twenty unique cupolas and arcades.