Ghanerao Tourism

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Ghanerao Overview

Famous for heritage, wildlife and beautiful landscapes, Ghanerao is a small village in Desuri tehsil of Pali district in the state of Rajasthan. It is situated on the Sadri-Desuri Road on State Highway 16.

The destination was a princely 'thikana' of around 37 villages, which were founded in 1606. In addition, this village was under the reign of the Rathores of the Mertia clan. Owing to its proximity to places like Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumbhalgarh Fort and Ranakpur Jain Temple, Ghanerao is visited by number of travellers.

With around 11 Jain temples located within the destination, Ghanerao is one of the most important pilgrimage places for Jains. Among 11 temples, Muchhal Mahavir Temple is the most prominent one. The destination is also thronged by Hindus as it has some of the most beautiful Hindu temples of Laxmi Narayanji, Murlidhar and Charbhujaji.

Apart from these, one of the major attractions of Ghanerao is a math known as Giriji Ki Dhani, which is located on the outskirts of the village. Gajanand Temple located here is the most famous temple of the destination, which is dedicated to Gajanand. The temple is famous for the huge statue of the deity.

In addition to the temples, one of the most famous attractions of the destination is the Ghanerao Castle. This castle was constructed in 1606 by Gopal Das Rathore, who was a Rajput soldier of Mewar.

Reaching Ghanerao is not much of a hassle owing to its connectivity with air, rail and road transport. The nearest airport serving the destination is Udaipur Airport, which is located at a distance of 110 km from Ghanerao.

The destination can also be reached by trains, which are served by the nearest railhead located in Falna. This station is at a distance of around 30 km from the destination. Buses are also available from cities like Udaipur. The best time to visit the destination is during the winter season, which extends from the month of October to March.