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Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum

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Latest Palace built in India

One of the best Palaces of India. Umed Bhawan Palace one of the largest palace of India. Built in 26 acres of which there are 15 Gardens. It is believed that about half a million donkeys were used for loads of earth to built Gardens, about a 100 Wagons for Makrana Marbles, about 2.5 million quintals of ice, a million meters of steel conduits, 15000 running feet of copper and lead wire weighing 200 tons, an electric network of 2500 KW for main building alone and a 300 ton of compressor for air-conditioning plant supplied by carrier at that time when air-conditioners were specifically for priviledge persons. It was built at a cost of Rs. 94,51,565.00 at that time. 



The king has one of the finest cars of that time which are on display just opposite the palace. Now they have made 3 Parts to the Palace. The part on the left side of the Palace is used by King & his family. The middle part is hold for museum for the general visitors to the palace and the bigge…

Maa Sachchiyay Temple (Osiyaji Mata) & Lord Mahavira Jain Temple

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Blessing of Maa Sachchiyay (Osiyaji Mata)&Lord Mahavira Jain Temple, Osiyaji


Around 70 Kilometres from Jodhpur. A small town of Osiyaji has its Oldest Maa Sachchiyay Temple and also one of the oldest Lord Mahavir Jain Temple. It is one of the finest examples of heritage architecture built several years ago. There are around 200 Steps to climb to reach the temple. Maa Sachchiyay is also known as Maa Osiyaji. She is kuldevi of many castes residing all over india. Temple is worth viewing as there is lot of carving work done on this stone temple. Right from the base of the temple, you would found several gates carved in stone. There are several temples apart from the main khand. Maa Sachchiyay was devotee of Shri Mahavir Swami thus she built Jain Temple also and she is also considered effigy of Maa Chamunda. There are several stories prevailing regarding this temple as to how Maa Chamunda became known as Maa Sachchiyay. Suhag Chabdi is offered to the Devi. 

There are several Dharmshala&…

Trambakeshwar Shiva Temple and Saputara

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Shiva's Blessings and Picnic at Saputara
Best Time to visit Trimbak is Round the year & for Saputara Hill Station strictly during Rainy Season or Winter Season

Trambakeshwar Shiva Temple is located in Trimbak City about 28 Kilometres from Nasik (Maharashtra) & 108 Kilometres from Saputara Hill Station on the bank of Godavari River. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlings which each hindu should visit during his life. This Jyotirling is special as there is Lord Brahma & Lord Vishnu surrounding Lord Shiva in the Jyotirling itself. It is ancient stone temple covered all around with mountains from all it's sides. Significance of this place is that it is surrounded by mountains of different cuts like rectangle, pointed as pyramid etc. Even the Godavari River is considered to be originating from nearby mountains at Trimbak. It is one of the major rivers of India. Plenty of Dharmshala's & Hotels are there according to your preference.

Saputara is located in Dang Distri…