Udaipur Tour Packages
Udaipur, formerly the capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559, it’s set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its royal residences. City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola, is a monumental complex of 11 palaces, courtyards and gardens.
Kumbhalgarh is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the near Udaipur. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap. Occupied until the late 19th century.
Dharna Shah, a local Jain businessperson, started construction of the temple in the 15th century following a divine vision. The town of Ranakpur and the temple are named after the provincial ruler monarch, Rana Kumbha who supported the construction of the temple. The Ranakpur temple is one of the largest temples of Jain culture.
According to the 15th century text Ekalinga Mahatmya, the original temple at Eklingji was constructed by the 8th century ruler Bappa Rawal. The original temple were destroyed during invasions by the Delhi Sultanate rulers.Rana Kumbha rebuilt the temple, in addition to constructing a Vishnu temple. His 1460 describes him as "the personal servant of Eklinga".