Tanot Mata Temple, Jaisalmer

4.6
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
You may not know it by its relatively simple appearance, but Tanot Mata Temple played a major role in the 1965 Indo-Pakistan War. The story goes that the Pakistani Army attempted to destroy the structure by dropping a numbers of bomb, but all of them missed and the temple remained unscathed. The Indian Border Security controls the building now and operates it as a museum--step inside to view some of those unexploded bombs dropped by Pakistan. Make Tanot Mata Temple part of your personalized Jaisalmer itinerary using our Jaisalmer trip maker site.
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  • The story of Tanot Temple at the Longewala border in Rajasthan is one such miraculous tale when the local deity Tanot aka Awad Mata didn't let any Pakistani tank bomb explode and Indian soldiers who.....  more »
  • This is typical Hindu temple belongs to Tanot Mataji. It is approx 120Km from Jaisalmer Town. Its is Full day site seeing trip. This temple is maintained by BSF. That is why it is clean and neat...  more »
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