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RAJSAMAND

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Rajsamand is located around 67 km from Udaipur. Apart from being quite well known for marble production and being the largest marble producing district in the country, Rajsamand is also a town that houses beautiful lakes, awe-inspiring palaces, great historical significance and also a national park. For any visitor, Rajsamand lives up to every travel expectation you might have, and at times, even surpass them. Among the most famous spots in the district are the Kumbalgarh Fort, the place where Maharana Pratap was born; Haldighati, the famous battlefield; Dwarika dheesh; Charbhuja; and a number of Shiv temples. Rajsamand makes for a fascinating visit, offering you the opportunity to glance and bask in its rich history, religion, culture, and mining industry.

In Rana Kumbha’s time the kingdom of Mewar spread from Ranthambore to Gwalior. Including vast tracts of present-day Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Mewar’s rulers become patrons of all that was best in Indian martial and fine arts, architecture, and learning. Of the 84 fortresses defending Mewar, 32 were designed and built by Rana Kumbha. Of these, Kumbhalgarh with its 36-kilometer long wall and soaring towers is the most impressive.

Kumbalgarh stands on the site of an ancient citadel dating back to the second century AD belonging to a Jain descendant of India's Mauryan emperors. It defined the boundaries between Mewar and Marwar and became a refuge for Mewar's rulers in times of strife. Its steel gray ramparts encircle the fertile Shero Mallah Valley, with ancient monuments cenotaphs, ponds and flourishing farms.

Kumbhalgarh fell only once in its history, to the combined forces of Emperor Akbar, Raja Man Singh of Amber, and Raja Udai Singh of Amber, and Raja Udai Singh of Marwar

Quick Facts
Area : 6.5 sq. kms.
Our suggestion : Best time to come : Sep to March
Rainy Season : from July to Mid Sept, and very humid (Upton 90%)
Climate :
Hot Summer (25.0 C Min to 42.0 Max C)
Cold Winter (22.0 C Min to 0.0 Max C)
Clothing :
Summer Light Tropical’s
Winter Wollens
Season : Winter Oct. - March
Summer April – June
Language : Rajasthani, Hindi & English

How to get RAJSMAND

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Rajsamand located in the southern part of Rajasthan (close to Udaipur), Kumbalgarh is an interesting tourist destination. Some of the tourist attractions worth visiting at Kumbalgarh are Haldighati, Muchhal Mahavir, Kumbalgarh Fort and the Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

Air

Udaipur is the nearest airport at about 75 km from Rajsamand

Rail

Nearest Railway Station is Udaipur City (not Junction) at about 68 km via NH 8.

Road

Well connected by Road to all major Cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai etc. Maharana Pratap Airport, Dabok, Udaipur is the Nearest Airport


Best Time to Visit

The best time visit Rajsamand is between Sep to March. The weather remains very pleasant during this time. The daytime temperature during this time encourages visits to various tourist places to see in Rajsamand . The summer months, from March to May, are best to be avoided, as the temperature can easily cross 40° C, which is not conducive for visiting places of attractions in Rajsamand .