May 082013
 

Achalgarh

Achalgarh is an imposing cute village nearby Rajmachi. This exquisite location is renowned for two major attractions the Achalgarh fort and the Achaleshwar Mahadeo placed interior to the fort.

Achalgarh fort, built by Rana Kumbha of Mewar Dynasty during the 14th century temple, is built for watching the movements of enemies and also to have a watch over the surrounding places. The fort with a semicircular arch at the entrance encloses many temples including 15th century Achaleswar Mahadev Temple and 16th century Kantinath temple.

The Achaleshwar Mahadeo temple is a renowned pilgrim center with the prime deity as Lord Shiva. It is believed that the footprint on the holy rock nearby is of Lord Shiva. The temple encloses a beautiful structure of Nandi and also three large stone buffalos. Achalgarh is attractive for any kinds of tourists who wish to spend the vacation and weekends in the rural villages of India.

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