Rajasthan is well known for its ancient temples. Among them the Eklingji Temple of Udaipur is quite popular. This magnificent temple is situated in Kailashpuri area of Udaipur which is also called as Eklingji due to the popularity of the temple. The temple is a statuesque beauty to behold as well as a serene place for worship. Huge number of tourists and devotees visit this Udaipur to pay a visit to this temple particularly.
About Eklingji Temple : The temple is situated around 22kms away to the north of Udaipur. This mighty temple is dedicated to the omnipotent lord Shiva of Hindu religion.The temple was a work of Bappa Rawal who built it in the 734 A.D. Although being an ancient temple this masterpiece is still standing and is place for lots of devotees to find solace. Since its inception the temple has been a ruling deity for all of the Mewar rulers. During the later years the rulers kept on renovating and worked towards further beautification of the temple.
Architects, students and history buffs visit Eklingji Temple to adore the charm and exquisiteness of the temple. This double storeyed temple is a fine specimen of architecture with intricate work on the framework of the temple. The pyramid shaped roof allures you and the towers are adorned with carvings and intricate work. Once you enter the main temple you get welcomed by a silver toned image of Nandi.
The main attraction of the temple is the four faced huge idol of lord Shiva which is made of black marble and is 50 feet high. Another attraction of the temple is the Shivalinga which is graced up by a silver snake. There is always a pleasant fragrance floating in the temple which is sure to keep you magnetized to the temple. This majestic masterpiece is among the main tourist spot of Udaipur Eklingji Temple.
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