There is a legend associated with the Nakki Lake. It is believed that gods dug up this artificial lake using their fingernails ('nakh' means nail). There is also a Raghunath temple near the lake, dating back to the 14th century.
Mt. Abu, Rajasthan sightseeing tour is incomplete without a visit to the famous Dilwara Jain temples. Built between 11th and 13th century AD, these temples are made up of carved marble. The temples are dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras. There are five Dilwara temples in Mt. Abu. Out of these, the oldest one is Vimal Vasahi, dedicated to the first Tirthankara. All the Dilwara temples are a marvelous example of temple architecture.
Adhar Devi Temple
The temple is built on a rock cleave and one has to crounch under the rock to enter the temple. This temple is dedicated to goddess Durga is regarding as one of the important pigrimage sites of mount abu. This temple is one of the favourite tourist spots of Mount Abu. It is believed that the image of the goddess was originally hanging in mid-air, hence the name is 'Adhar Devi'.
Gaumukh temple served as the venue for Sage Vashishtha's yagna. The temple has got its name from a nearby natural spring that surges through a carved cow's head. Forming the background of the temple is a sculpted hill temple of Arbuada (the mighty serpent). Close to it is a splendid marble image of Nandi, a celestial bull that Arbuada rescued.