Mount Abu : The only hill station in
Rajasthan, Mount Abu is more than just a summer retreat. Its
stunning array of exquisite Dilwara Jain Temples, dating back
11th- 13th centuries, make it a popular pilgrimage centre.
‘Abu’ according to a legend.stands for the son of Himalayan,
deriving its name from Arbuada,the powerful serpent who
rescued Nandi, the sacred bull of Lord Shiva, from a chasm.
Situated at the southern tip of the Aravali range the
hill retreat owes its cool climate to its rich flora covering
the entire hillside that includes coniferous trees and
flowering shrubs. The road leading to Mount Abu is a curved
one characterized by arid region dotted with huge rocks in
weird shapes and high velocity