MOUNT ABU- A PLACE TO VISIT DURING MONSOONS
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Rajasthan- a state known for its scorching heat and arid terrain also has a hill station called Mount Abu. It is the only hill station of Rajasthan situated on the state’s highest mountain at the southwestern end of the Aravalli Hills and close to the Gujarat border. As it is close to Gujarat state, it is quite famous tourist spot of Rajasthani and Gujarati people.
Mount Abu is all round famous for stunning architecture of Jain temples known as Dilwara temples. Built almost 1000 years back, tourists can spend the number of hours watching the intrinsic beauty and architecture of the temples.
Another relaxing point is Nakki lake where tourist can enjoy Boating. The lake is surrounded by hills, parks, and strange rock formations. The famous one is Toad rock that looks like a Toad.
Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of the Aravalli Range. It was named after Guru Dattatreya who is believed to have resided on the peak during his days as a monk. The cave has been converted to a temple in his remembrance. Those who are a nature lover or love watching the setting of the sun can enjoy at sunset point.
The other major attractions of Mount Abu includes Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Arbuda Devi temple, Braham Kumari Asharam, Achalgarh.
The summers last from March to June when the temperature is slightly higher. The best time to visit Mount Abu is between moonson and winters, i.e, July-February.