Hindu Temple in Mt Abu

Raghunath Temple

The 14th-century Raghunath Temple stands near Nakki Lake’s south shore.
Notable Building in Mt Abu

Universal Peace Hall

For many the teachings are intensely powerful; there are over 4500 branches in 70 countries. It even has consultative status on the Economic and Social Council of the UN. For others, it gives off a spooky New Age-se…
in Mt Abu

Mt Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

This 290-sq-km sanctuary, 5.5km northeast of Mt Abu, on a large plateau, is home to leopards, deer, foxes and bears. It’s about a 3km walk from the Dilwara temples. Contact Mt Abu Treks to arrange an overnight stay.
Museum in Mt Abu

World Renewal Spiritual Museum

Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University runs the World Renewal Spiritual Museum in the town centre.
Hindu Temple in Mt Abu

Adhar Devi Temple

In the hills just north of town, about 1.5km from Nakki Lake, 360 steps lead up to this 15th-century temple dedicated to Durga and located in a natural cleft in the rock. You have to stoop to get through the low ent…
Museum in Mt Abu

Government Museum

The highlight of this small, seldom-visited museum is the sculpture gallery, with works from the ancient town of Chandravati, 7km from Mt Abu, dating from the 6th to 12th centuries. Note the sculpture of the snake g…
Jain Temple in Mt Abu

Delwara Temples

These remarkable Jain temples are Mt Abu’s most remarkable attraction and feature some of India’s finest temple decoration. They predate the town of Mt Abu by many centuries and were built when this site was just a …
Museum in Mt Abu

Brahma Kumaris Peace Hall & Museum

The white-clad people you’ll see around town are members of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, a worldwide organisation whose headquarters are here in Mt Abu. The university’s Universal Peace Hall, just …
Notable Building in Mt Abu

Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University

The white-clad people around town are studying at Brahma Kumaris Spiritual University. This organisation teaches that all religions lead to God and that the principles of each should be studied. The university’s aim…
Lake in Mt Abu

Nakki Lake

Scenic Nakki Lake, the town’s focus, is one of Mt Abu’s biggest attractions. It’s so named because, according to legend, it was scooped out by a god using his nakh (nails). Some Hindus thus consider it a holy lake. …