From the dense wildlife sanctuaries, to century-old temples, there are boundless places to visit in Kumbhalgarh. Surrounded by the opulent hills of Aravalli, the scenic town of Kumbhalgarh is home to the renowned world heritage site of Kumbhalgarh Fort. Besides the splendid Badal Mahal is known for its grandeur, astounding architecture, breathtaking views, and colorful murals. Your Kumbhalgarh sightseeing is incomplete without the serene and beautiful Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, the three-storied beautiful Jain temple dedicated to goddess Vedi. Moreover, the unique temple of Muchchal Mahavir housing the mustache idol of Mahavira is a site you cannot miss. Another incredible place is the Parshuram temple, the meditation site of Rishi Parshuram, perched within a cave where you must seek blessings.
Rajasthan's second-largest fort with its 38 km long walls. After the Great Wall of China, it is also the second-largest wall and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The fort also has a sanctuary for animals, since it is in the center of the forest. A must-see attraction in Kumbhalgarh Tour. Before you enter, the powerful rounded bastions are sure to catch your eyes alongside the fort’s magnificent ramparts.
Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple
Built-in the year 1460, the Temple of Mammadev is known for its beautiful interiors, intricate sculptures, and architecture. Four massive blocks within the temple have inscriptions of the Mewar clan’s heritage and history. The Mammadev Temple also has a huge reservoir or “kund” as it is called in the surrounding that makes for a pleasant sight.
It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Kumbhalgarh because of the alluring wall paintings, the intricate stone jails, or stonework where the queens used to witness the court’s proceedings. This palace has two distinct parts, one being the Mardana Mahal that was meant for the royal males, and the Zenana Mahal meant for the royal ladies.
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Another, must and worth visiting attraction of Kumbhalgarh Sightseeing. The sanctuary stretches itself in the area of 578 sq. km. The wildlife sanctuary is in the Kumbhalgarh fort and is situated in the district of Rajsamand. Earlier, the ground was used by the locals for hunting and later was converted to a wildlife sanctuary.
The temple has the cenotaphs of Raja Kumbha and Prithviraj Chauhan. The temple is located under the Kumbhalgarh fort. It also includes a water reservoir near the temple. This temple is right below the Kumbhalgarh Fort. It had four huge slabs with inscriptions on them, but these have been transferred to the Udaipur museum.
Situated within the premises of Kumbhalgarh Fort in Hanuman Pol in Kumbhalgarh, Vedi Temple is a revered Jain temple that is presided by the local deity- Goddess Vedi. Built in an octagonal shape, the temple stands on 36 pillars and was built by Rana Kumbha in the honour of the sacrifice of the pilgrims. Later, it was renovated by Maharana Fateh Singh.
Parshuram Temple is a cave temple that is enshrined by Lord Shiva. It is believed that the Hindu sage Parshuram stayed and meditated here at this spot. Other than Lord Shiva, there is also an idol of Lord Ganesh and also has nine kunds that almost never run dry. A trail of around 500 stairs lead down to the temple that is more or less like a trek. Besides, the temple offers enchanting views of the surrounding Aravalli Hills and so, it is also a favourite place for nature lovers and tourists.
Ganga Govrdhan Museum
Ganga Govrdhan museum ,located 2 Km before kumbhalgarh fort is a coin mcollection museum has collection of 5000 ancient indian coins ,tourists who comes to view kumbhalgarh fort also visit this unique coin museum.