The charming city of Nathdwara literally suggesting “The Gateway to Lord” is nestled amidst the Aravalli ranges. Snuggled on the pristine banks of Banas River, the lively city of Nathdwara is located at a favourable distance of 48 km from Udaipur. This arresting city is known for housing the Eklingji Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. Apart from this, a cluster of ancient temples surrounds the city which appears to be the “Gateway to the Lord’s Abode”.
A realm of art and artefacts, Nathdwara is hailed for its rich ethnic handicraft items. The artwork industry of Nathdwara dates back to 2000 years ago, of which ‘Meena work’ is hailed as the most admirable art form. The city is also famous for its impressive Rajasthani-style paintings known as ‘Pichwai Paintings’ and the colourful terracotta products. If you are a lover of art then you will surely find some authentic pieces that you can add to your collection or you can also buy some handicraft items that you can take back as souvenirs.
A paradise for the lovers of art, Nathdwara features a galore of ancient Hindu shrines, artifacts, historical and religiously important places that are eagerly waiting to be explored. Offering a gorgeous panorama of the Aravalli hills in the backdrop, Nathdwara is flocked by thousands of tourists every year.
Home to Shri Nath Ji temple, Nathdwara is sometimes referred to as “Lord Krishna’s Abode”. It is also a foodie’s paradise as the city offers endless options for binge eating. One can devour a number of scrumptious Rajasthani cuisines along with the finger licking spicy street food. The town is also rich in terms of art, architecture and religious significance. Here you can buy authentic handicraft items which are sold at cheap prices.
Home to Shri Nath Ji the second richest temple in India, Nathdwara is a religious abode for the Hindus. Dedicated to the Hindu deity Krishna or Vishnu, the city manifests their various incarnations in the form of temples and idols. Dwarkadheesh Temple, Shri Nath Ji Temple, Ekling Ji Temple are some of the famous temples to visit in Nathdwara. Other popular tourist attractions in Nathdwara are Rajasmand, Sahitya Mandal Library and Sanwaria Seth. Since Nathdwara experiences extreme climate throughout the year, the ideal time to visit here is between the months of October to March. However, the travellers can also plan short trips between July and September.
The best time to visit Nathdwara is from October to March. During this season the weather is very pleasant and suitable for all kinds of tourist activities including the visit in temples. July to September is good for short trips and temple visits.
The climatic condition of Nathdwara is of extreme type. Summer prevails from March to June and are very hot with maximum temperature raising to 46°C. The average temperature during summers ranges in 27°C to 42 °C. Moderate rainfall can be seen during, which prevails during the month July to September. Winters of Nathdwara is pleasant and prevails from December to February, ranging in temperature between 9 °C to 27 °C.