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Achalgarh Fort, Mount Abu

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See the historical site claimed back by the nature and experience history first hand at Achalgarh Fort. Admire the view of the two gray towers of the fort which date back to the 9th century CE when it was built by the Paramara dynasty rulers. Now in ruins, the the structure includes a religious site where Shiva's toe is worshipped where you can see the brass statue of Nandi and the buffaloes of stone peacefully standing next to the pond. Brining lots of water is recommended as the temperatures can get high. Using our online itinerary creator, Mount Abu attractions like Achalgarh Fort can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • During last visit to Mount Abu a small hill top town of Rajasthan, went to Achalgarh Fort under sight seeing tour.  more »
  • We have been there for Jain temple, it's very old temple, very nice place too, too many food stalls too including all types of meals.  more »
  • Good place to visit the ancient temples carved in marble, no photography allowed inside temple premises  more »
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  • The small village of Achalgarh is known for the massive Achalgarh Fort which was built by Rana Kumbha of the Mewar dynasty. The fort encloses numerous temples such as the Kantinath temple built in 16th century and the 15th century Achaleswar Mahadev Temple. The Achaleshwar Mahadeo temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and encloses a sculpture of Nandi and 3 buffaloes. The rustic charm and a variety of historical and religious monuments make it an attractive place.
  • One can only wonder how people built temples at such locations.
  • Fort is in a depleted state... Temples around fort are worth visiting for the history they depict
  • the achalgarh temple is very nice and holy place .. it is very good temple and the sculpture of NANDI here is too huge and very heavy ..
  • Jain temples in the fort are very old . Best place for devotees to do rituals at the peaceful environment of the temple. Views from temple are mindblowing.must visit.