Ranakpur is located in the mountain ranges of Pali district, 23 kms. away from the Phalna railway station. Ranakpur is reached after passing lush green valleys and streams and the heart capturing views drive away any fatigue of the journey. The Ranakpur Jain Temple were built during the reign of the liberal and gifted monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. An enormous basement covers 48,000 sq. feet area. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty four pillared halls and eligibly domes supported by over four hundred columns.

The total number of columns is 1,444 all of which are intricately carved no two being alike. The artistically carved nymphs playing the flute in various dance postures at a height of 45 feet are an engrossing sight. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 kgs. whose sound echoes in the entire complex.


Area : 5 sq.km.
Altitude :
486 meters
Climate : Mean Max. Mean Min.
Summer :
42.0° C 22.0° C
Winter :
20.0° C 10.6° C
Rainfall : 55 cms
Clothing :
Summer : light tropical
Winter : light woollen

Best Season :
Sept.- March
Languages :
Rajasthani, Hindi, English.

Jain Temples