Ranakpur is situated in a remote valley of the Aravali range of hills around 60 km North of Udaipur in Pali district. This small town boasts one of the largest and most important Jain temples in the country. The place is well connected through a road network to other places in the region.
Ranakpur near Udaipuris named after Rana Kumbha. Once, Dharna Sah came to him asking for land to construct a Jain temple, which he had dreamt of. The same temple is today is famous for its marvelous carvings in amber stone and has become one of the five holy places of the Jain community. These temples constructed in 1739 A.D. are exceptionally beautiful.