Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary :
The 586 sq.Km. sanctuary supporting a rich variety of wildlife like the
Panther, Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Four Horned Antelope and scientifically bred
Crocodiles in the lake, are the major attractions. The Sanctuary is also
noted for Flamingos, Cormorants, Spoonbills and Egrets usually seen in
winter. The sanctuary is famous for it's wildlife which includes- wolf,
leopard, jackal and a variety of birds.
Places Around Kumbhalgarh :
The scene of the famous battle of 1576 A.D. fought between Rana Pratap -
The heroic son of Udai Singh and the massive forces of the mughal Emperor
Akbar. A beautiful Chhatri with white marble columns, dedicated to Rana
Pratap stand here.
The Ranakpur Temples are situated around 50 km from Kumbhalgarh. These
beautiful Jain temples are a fine example of the north Indian style of
temple architecture, especially the Jain style, which stresses on extensive
use of marble and elaborate decorative carvings.
Rajsamand are known for their scenic beauty. On the way to Kumbhalgarh lies
a magnificent dam-the Rajsamand Lake. The royal lake, built in 1660 by Rana
Raj Singh. From here one can have a spectacular view of the sunset with
beautiful `torans' or arches and chhatris adorning the embankment. The Rest
House has a beautifully laid out garden interspersed with exquisite
sculptures excavated from the ruins nearby.
Accomodation in Kumbhalgarh
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