Rajsamand is a city in Rajasthan, western India. The city is named for Rajsamand Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh of Mewar. It is the administrative headquarters of Rajsamand District.
What is Rajsamand famous for?
Although most of the economy of Rajasthan is based on agriculture, this part of the state is rich in mineral resources.
The area is one of the prime Indian suppliers of marble, granite and other valuable varieties of stone. The Dariba, Sindesar khurd and Zawar mines are the principal Indian sources of ores for zinc, silver, manganese, etc.
Located at about 62 km away from the magnificent city of Udaipur (the city of lakes), Rajsamand itself is quite naturally endowed with eye-catching beauty. Surrounded by the wide ranges of Aravali, it houses the stunning Rajsamand Lake.
Famous Temples in Rajsamand
Among famous places of tourist interest nearby are Kumbhalgarh – the birth place of Maharana Pratap, Haldighati the famous battlefield, Shrinathji the chief deity of Vaishnav religion, Dwarikadheesh temple, Charbhuja temple and many Lord Shiva temples, including Ekling Ji Temple. These are some ancient Hindu Temples In India. The area also has many ancient and new Jain temples in India.