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Eklingji Temple in Eklingji

·  Summer: March-June (23°C - 45°C)
·  Winter: December-February (3°C - 32°C)
·  Monsoon: July-September

Best time to visit:  September-March

Opening Time: 04:30 a.m.
Closing Time: 07:30 p.m. (closed from 07:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 01:30 p.m.-05:00 p.m.)
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Since the 8th century, the fabulous temple complex of Eklingji has been a subject of fascination among the visitors. Dedicated to Lord Eklingji (a form of Lord Shiva), the main temple in the complex was refurbished in the 15th century. Some of the striking features of the temple complex include heavy and carved silver doors, pyramidal roof and artistic use of marble and granite. The idol inside the temple is a beautiful four-faced image, with once face each of Surya (Sun), Vishnu, Brahma and Rudra (Shiva). A Shiva Lingam in the shrine, along with bronze images of Nandi (the bull, Shiva’s mount), is of great reverence among the pilgrims.

The main temple is jam-packed with pilgrims on Monday, the day considered auspicious for worshipping Shiva. Two water tanks, named Tulsi Kund and Karz Kund, within the temple complex contain holy waters. In addition, there are 108 small and big temples in and around the temple complex and visiting each one can add to your pleasant experience of being there. Eklingji Town is also famous for many other temples, including Saas-Bahut Temple, Jain Temple, Nathon ka Mandir and more.

Road: The town of Eklingji is located on the National Highway 8, about 25 km. from the marvellous lake city of Udaipur. Tourists visiting the city make it a point to visit the temple complex. Taxis can be hired from Udaipur or any other place to reach Eklingji conveniently.

Railway: Railway station in Udaipur (about 25 km. away) is the closest rail access point to the temple. Board a bus or hire a taxi for the further road journey.

Airway: Udaipur’s Dabok Airport is at the distance of about 35 km. from the temple complex. Taxis are the most preferred mode to cover this distance.