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Located 67 km North of the now popular destination wedding city of Udaipur, is the small town of Rajsamand. It got the name from the eponymous Rajsamand lake which is the second largest man-made lake in the world. Apart from the renowned historical edifices of Kumbhalgarh and Haldighati, the place also holds religious importance for different sects.
This is where the temple of Shrinathji stands, who was the chief deity of the Vaishnav community. Dwarakadhish temple believed to have a miraculous idol is also located in Rajsamand. The famous temple of Lord Vishnu with four hands (Charbhuja) is also situated here. Many temples dedicated to Lord Shiva can also be found here.
Rajsamand is most famous for its marble craft, and it is the single largest marble producing unit and district in the country. The district also holds the rare and laudable distinction of having a male-female ratio of 1:1.
- The road from Jodhpur to Osian is good but infested with Cows. So be careful while driving especially when you are returning just after sunset.- Do not miss out on the Mahavira Temple, it is worth your time.- Hire a trustworthy guide who can enlighten you about the deepest of details about the temples.
Easily accessible as it is very well connected to the nearby cities by air, rail and road. The local Rajasthani people are very warm and welcoming of tourists.
Limited accommodation options and eating joints. Extremely hot summers.
Rajsamand is a destination that attracts all kinds of tourists not only from in and around Rajasthan but also from every part of the country. It is a popular pilgrimage site along with being a hub for nature lovers. It can be visited by families and solo travellers.
Rajsamand is well connected to the rest of India by road. Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Shekhawati, buses being operated both by private and government owners, especially the... (Read More)