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Jain Temples, Jaisalmer

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Address: Within the Jaisalmer Fort City: Jaisalmer State: Rajasthan Location: West India Year of Construction: 800 to 1200 A.D Type of Construction: Ancient Type of Building: Temple Religion: Jainism Visit Timings: Till 12 Noon Nearby Cities: Jaipur, Udaipur Jain Temples in Jaisalmer Rajasthan : Jain Temples situated in the Jaisalmer Fort is a must visit site in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. You will find these temples to be very old and high pilgrimage as well as archeological value attached to them. These are a group of Jain temples dating back 12th and 15th centuries and are dedicated to various Jain Tirthankars (Hermits). On the walls of the temples, you can find animal & human figures, carved in famous Dilwara style. These temples are built in the Dilwara style that is famous all over the world for its architecture. The style got its name from the famous 'Dilwara Temples' situated on Mount Abu, a famous Hill station and pilgrimage destination in Rajasthan. The Jain temples in the Jaisalmer Fort are dedicated to Rikhabdevji and Shambhavdev Ji, the famous Jain hermits known as 'Tirthankars'. Like all other structures in Jaisalmer, these temples are craved of yellow sandstones. The beautifully carves decorations on the wall will give you divine peace. The Astapadhi Temples that are situated in the same complex are a must visit too.

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