Rani Lake, Idar

CategoryLakes

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressRani Lake, Idar, Sabarkantha, Gujarat.

pincode383430

DistrictSabarkantha

About Rani Lake, Idar

History

Idar town is situated at the foothills and was once fortified with a high brick wall, which now lies in ruins. Idar is a classic example of a naturally protected hill fort, located at the southern edge of the Aravalli range. It was the capital of the Idar State under the rule of the Rathore Rajputs in the Mahi Kantha agency, at the time of British Raj.


Rani Talav, a lake, half a mile to the north-east of Idar, has an area of ninety-four acres and a greatest depth of seventeen feet. Its supply lasts throughout the year but is used for irrigation. The east side of the lake is banked with masonry steps. It is said, but this is doubtful, to have been dug and built about 380 years ago by the wife of Rao Bhau, chief of Idar.[12] The Pavapuri Jain temple is built recently in the centre of the lake.The pavapuri temple is built amidst the Rani Talav and a bridge helps in reaching the temple. The main temple is around 72 feet high, 72 feet long and is built on 72 pillars. The main idol’s height is 72 cm which is surrounded by 72 carved figurines.


Now a days the rani lake known as jain tirth rani lake because of the center of the lake the big jain derasar are there. The jain temple is surrounded by the water in monsoon its looks more beautiful like island. The bridge is there to reach at the jain temple.

Famous for

On the side of this palace, there is a huge water tank, Rani Talav fed by rain water from the hill. An avenue of old trees at the edge of perfectly arranged stone steps and the reflection of the massive stone scape makes an interesting composition.

The rani lake is famous as jain derasar called rani talav. The jain temple is very much famous in locals at evening time many people come here to get relax form city life.

Best time to Visit

November to February is the best time to take visit the lake.

Best time to Go

Early morning and evening time is the best time to go for outing the lake with friends and family, don’t miss the photography to catch beautiful moments in camera.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Ahmedabad
    79km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Ambaji
    100km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Amreli
    409km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Bharuch
    361km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Bhavnagar
    279km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Bhuj
    385km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Dahod
    293km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Dwarka
    536km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Gandhinagar
    55km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Jamnagar
    392km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Junagadh
    406km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Mahesana
    76km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Morabi
    283km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Palanpur
    146km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Porbandar
    491km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Saputara
    499km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Somnath
    485km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    Surat
    357km
  • Himmatnagar
    to
    valsad
    424km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Idar and thier inquiry no. is, 02778250091

Nearest Railway Station is Idar and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Ahmedabad and thier inquiry no. is, 07922869211

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