Mount Abu is a famous mound station in the Aravalli Go in Sirohi area of Rajasthan state in western India close to the fringe with Gujarat. The mountain structures an unique rough level 22 km long by 9 km wide. The most elevated top on the mountain is Master Shikhar at 1,722 m (5,650 ft) above ocean level. It is alluded to as 'a desert garden in the desert' as its statures are home to streams, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen woods. Closest Route station is Abu Street Track station which is 27 km away.
The antiquated name of Mount Abu is Arbudaanchal. In the Puranas, the locale has been alluded to as Arbudaranya ("timberland of Arbhuda") and "Abu" is a minute of this aged name. It is accepted that sage Vashistha resigned to the southern goad at Mount Abu taking after his disparities with sage Vishvamitra. There is an alternate mythology as indicated by which a serpent named "Arbuda" spared the life of Nandi - Ruler Shiva's bull. The occurrence happened on the mountain which is right now known as Mount Abu thus the mountain is named "Arbudaranya" after that episode which bit by bit got to be Abu.
Mount Abu town, the main slope station in Rajasthan, is spotted at a rise of 1,220 m (4,003 ft). It has been a prevalent retreat from the hotness of Rajasthan and neighboring Gujarat for a considerable length of time. The Mount Abu Untamed life Haven was secured in 1960 and spreads 290 kmē of the mountain.
The mountain is additionally home to a few Hindu sanctuaries, including the Adhar Devi Sanctuary (otherwise called Arbuda Devi Sanctuary), cut out of strong rock; the Shri Raghunathji Sanctuary; and a hallowed place and sanctuary to Dattatreya assembled on the Master Shikhar top and various Jain sanctuaries including Dilwara Sanctuaries, a mind boggling of sanctuaries cut of white marble that was constructed between the eleventh and thirteenth hundreds of years.
Tourist Places In Mount Abu
|Dilwara Jain temples
|Adhar Devi Temple