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Jain Temples, Jaisalmer

#3 of 18 in Historic Sites in Jaisalmer
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Admire the artistry and architecture of Jain Temples, a collection of holy sites located within the walls of the city's fort. Built between the 12th and 15th centuries CE, the temples feature elegantly carved edifices, whose intricate sandstone exteriors establish patterns that lead inside to the main prayer rooms. The whole temple complex offers the chance to learn more about the Jain community that has created so many of the notable buildings and institutions within the World Heritage-listed city. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Jaisalmer trip simple and quick.
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  • I might be biased being a Jain myself, but they are a must visit temple. They are nearly 500 years old temples and house of nearly 1000 year old manuscripts. Tip - Ask the Pujari to show you the...  more »
  • Nice temples at first sight but unworthy if you have previously visited Ranakpur Jain Temples...moreover people ask you to pay for watch out your shoes, to take any photo...a man even....  more »
  • Great interior. Extreme level of fine craftsmanship! Those stone sculptors treated stones like a piece of paper! One has to visit to see this! The artistic side - AWESOME! The spiritual environment - didn't feel much.
  • Clean, quiet and beautiful are the only three statements that can sum up this place. The architectural splendour is an added attraction.
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