The Royal state of Rajasthan is known for great forts, grand havelis, Magnificent palace and luxury hotels. Rajasthan has number of ancient temples you should know about and must visit during the temple tour of Rajasthan.
Some of the famous temples of Rajasthan also include Chomukha Bhairavji Temple,Bhand Deva Temple,Ambamata Temple,Bohra Ganesh Temple, Neemach Mata Temple,Karni Mata of Udaipur and Pala Ganesh Temple.
Rani Sati Temple in of Jhunjhunu district is the largest Hindu temple in India devoted to Rani Sati. Jhunjhunu is known for its grand havelis,Wind Palace and Khetri Mahal.
Ambika Mata Temple is located in the village of Jagat near Udaipur and preserved by Archaeology and Museum Department of Rajasthan. The temple is also known as the Khajuraho of Mewar due to many fine sculptures.
Deo Somnath Temple on the banks of the River Som is located 24 km away from Dungarpur. The temple is known for its unique design and scenic and natural beauty. Dungarpur is also known for Surpur Temple, Bhuvaneshwar Shiva Temple and Baneshwar Temple.
Ghushmeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple is locaed 40 km from Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, near the Ranthambore National Park. The Jyotirlinga is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana.
Karni Mata Temple at Deshnoke near Bikaner is also known as the Temple of Rats. The temple is famous for large population of black rats called as kabbas,live and feed in the temple.
Tanot Mata Temple in Jaisalmer is located very close to the border and close to the battle site of Longewala in the Thar Desert in Rajasthan.
Bisaldeo Temple is located near the Banas river in Tonk district and partly submerged in the Bisalpur Dam reservoir. The temple is dedicated Lord Shiva and listed as one of the submerged temples of India.
Eklingji Temple in Udaipur district is the famous Lord Shiva temple in Rajasthan. The famous shrine is a architectural marvel and major tourist attraction of Udaipur city.
Jagdish Temple in the middle of Udaipur city is a must monument in Rajasthan and known for carved stones and and a big tourist attraction of Udaipur.
Galtaji Temple complex of Jaipur is also known as Monkey temple, located about 10 km away from Jaipur. The complex has large tribe of rhesus macaques monkeys, featured in National Geographic Channel.
Nathdwara Shrinathji Temple is an important pilgrimage centre for Vaishnavs as well as famous for Nathdwara Paintings. The image of Shrinathji in the temple symbolizes a form of Lord Krishna.
Birla Mandir of Jaipur is also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple, located on Moti Dungari hill. There are 18 popular Birla mandirs located all around the country.
Brahma Temple at Pushkar is the most famous and very popular Brahma temple in India. The temple is situated very close to the sacred Pushkar Lake, one of the top 10 most religious places in the world.
Govind Dev Ji Temple is located in the City Palace complex of Jaipur and one of the most famous 7 temples of Vrindavan Thakurji and also one of the most important temples of Lord Krishana outside Vrindavan.
Salasar Balaji Temple is located in the town of Salasar in Churu district and most famous temple of Lord Hanuman with mustache. Salasar Dham in Rajasthan is part of the religious circuit along with Jeen Mata and Khatushyamji temple.
Mehandipur Balaji Temple in Dausa district of Rajasthan is dedicated to God Hanuman. There is a Siyaram Bhagvan temple of in front Balaji Hanuman Maharaj.
Dadhimati Mata Temple in Nagaur district is one of the most famous and oldest surviving temples in India. The temple is a historical palace of Rajasthan and important to Shaktism shaktipiths.
Sundha Mata Temple in Jalore district near the famous hill station of Mount Abu. The temple dedicated to goddesses Chamunda Devi and situated at 1220 m height in the Aravalli ranges.
Neelkanth Temple in Alwar district is dedicated to Lord Shiva, near the Sariska National Park. The temple is very famous for erotic sculptures on the wall and a near by gigantic statue of Jain Tirthankara Shantinatha.
Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple in Sirohi district is dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated outside the Achalgarh Fort. The temple is about 11 kms from Mount abu with a large statue of Nandi bull made of Panchaloha.
Parshuram Mahadev Temple in Pali district of Rajasthan, located at a distance of 9 km from Kumbhalgharh Fort. The temple is known as Amarnath cave temple of Rajasthan, situated at 3,995 feet above sea level.
Paraheda Shiv Mandir along with Arthuna Shiv Temple in Banswara district are known for its old and fine sculptures. These temples are protected by locals along with Someshwar Mahadev and Arthuniya Hanuman temple and least known temples in India.
Harshnath Temple in the Sikar district is dedicated to Lord Shiva, on a Harsh hill. The temple is surrounded by various other shrines which lie in ruins but must visit temples of Rajasthan.
Sachiya Mata Temple in Osian near Jodhpur city was worshipped by Kulthiya families. The mother goddess Sachiya is Kuldevi of roayl Parmar King Upendre.
Trinetra Ganesha Temple in Ranthambore Fort is oldest temple of Lord Ganesha in Rajasthan and a must visit pilgrimage places in Ranthambore National park.
Kalika Mata Temple in Chittorgarh Fort is dedicated to goddess Bhadrakali and one of the most captivating places in Chittorgarh.
Ranakpur Jain Temple at Ranakpur is famous for its architecture and arts on the wall. The temple is The temple is dedicated to the first Tirthankara of Rishabhanatha.
Dilwara Temple is located in the hill station of Mount Abu and famous for marble and marble carvings. The five marble temples of Dilwara are most beautiful Jain pilgrimage sites in the world.
Shri Mahaveer Ji Temple is a famous Jain pilgrimage site in Karauli district of Rajasthan. The temple is prominent centre of devotion for Jain devotees.
Bhandasar Jain Temple at Bikaner is protected by Archaeological Survey of India and known for wall painting, and art work as well as famous for its beautiful leaf paintings.
Other most famous temples of Royal Rajasthan state are Dwarkadhish Temple Kankroli at Nathdwara, Achal Nath Shivalaya, Chamunda Mata Temple of Jodhpur,Gupteshwar Mahadev in Udaipur and Akshardham Temple of Jaipur.