The Aravali mountain range is home to Mount Abu.
The Aravali mountain range, which is 692 kilometers long, is home to the scenic hill station called Mount Abu. The beautiful Nakki lake is a popular boating spot in Mount Abu. The majestic Umed Bhawan Palace of Jodhpur gives a historic grandeur to the city. The Ajmer Sharif Dargah shrine at Ajmer is thronged every year by scores of multi-ethnic devotees, including Hindus and Muslims, testifying to the time-honored tradition of secularism in India. The famous Pushkar lake in Ajmer is considered as a holy site, just like the river Ganges, and is flanked by the Temple of Brahman. The historic Chittorgarh fort occupies an illustrious place in the history of Rajasthan. The ruins of the Indus Valley civilization in Kalibangan in northern Rajasthan bestow a time hallowed stature to the historic state. The golden palace of Jaisalmer is the glowing nugget that shines brightly in the Thar desert. Some of the famous historic figures that have made the history of Rajasthan a force to reckon with, include Maharana Pratap and his horse Chetak, Rana Kumbha, Prithvi Raj Chauhan, Rani Padmini, Mira Bai, Rani Padmavati, Panna Dhai, Jodha Bai, and more recently Maharani Gayatri Devi.