Mount Abu is often referred to as the Oasis in the Desert, as it has a number of lakes, rivers, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan.
Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan and is one of the best tourist places to visit in Rajasthan. It serves as popular retreat during the summers for the people of Rajasthan and Gujarat and also attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.
The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary was established here in 1960. There are several Hindu temples on the mountain such as the Shri Raghunathji Temple, the Adhar Devi Temple, which is carved out of a single rock, and others. It is also home to the beautiful Dilwara Jain temples which are a major attraction for tourists visiting Rajasthan.