Dilwara Jain Temple
These were built between the 11th and 13th centuries. Vimal Vasahi is the oldest of the temples, built in 1031 A.D,.Constructed of white marble. This is reason enough to visit Mt Abu. Located within an ancient mango grove, the Dilwara temple is profusely carved, and during the morning, the priests perform several ritual ceremonies that are not open for public viewing.
Nowhere else in India except in the Himalayas, does a lake exist at 1,200m above sea level. The lake is studded with little islands. Boats are available for cruises Toad rock: This enormous rock carved by nature overhangs the Nakki Lake and appears like a toad ready to dive into the lake.
Adhar Devi Temple (2 kms)
This is a beautiful temple chiseled out of a huge rock, formed by a natural cleft. It is also known as the Arbuda Devi temple. A climb of 360 steps up the hill, leads to the place where homage to the Goddess can be paid. It is believed that the image of the goddess was originally hanging in mid air, hence the name Adhar Devi.
Gaumukh Temple (Vashistha’s Ashram)
Many Sages and seers had their retreat on Mt.Abu, the most Famous Being sage Vashishtha. To regenerate the Human race, he performed a ‘yagna’ or magic fire from were born the Agnikula clans of Chauhans, Solankis, Parmers and Prtihars natural spring that flows out through a sculpted cow’s head, gives the shrine its name.
It is a beautiful site which provides a lovely view of the setting sun. South west of Nakki Lake, one cane see the sun gradually drown itself in the azure sky between two mountain peaks. Steps lead up to a high terrace which offers an awe inspiring view of the setting sun.
Until recently known as the Anadra Point, this place provides a pleasant view of the verdant vally and the plains. It looks especially beautiful at the sunset hour, when it acquires a serene aura.
Om Shanti Bhawan
Also known as the Universal Peace Hall, it is the World Spiritual University of the Brahma Kumaris. It has a big hall without any pillers, which can accommodate upto 3,500 people.
On the way to Gurushikhar, this park is considered to be among the most beautiful Gardens in the country, developed by Brahma Kumaris.