Ranakpur Near Udaipur

ranakpur-head-211

The temple complex founded by Dharani Shah in the 15-century is overwhelming in scale, with an enormous basement four subsidiary shrines, 24 pillared halls, 80 domes supported by 420 columns, 44 spires and 5 exceptionally large domes covering the sanctuaries. Altogether there are 1444 intricately carved marble columns, no two exactly alike.

Continue reading