Jain Temples, Jaisalmer

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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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  • These Jain temples are located inside the Jaisalmer fort. All of these Jain temples inside the fort shows amazing Jain architecture built with great details. There is a ticket to take the camera insid...  more »
  • They are 7 and are a must if you visit Jaisalmer, and even more if you walk into the fortress. The jain temples in the fort are odes to the art of sculpture. It's simple, it is unclear where give head so every corner is an artistic Marvel, including the carved deities usually in stone. Just view my photos for yourself... Hats off to the artists! They are not very large and are all grouped in the same place. This makes the visits without too tiring. On the contrary even, you won't want, it is to stay there any longer, the temples providing shade and freshness compared to the scorching heat of the outside. And remember to bring a bottle of water... But beware, as for all temple, remove your shoes before entering. I guess that we'll notice if you do not. And you will not put 2 seconds to enter so you'll burn you feet on markets exposed to the Sun.
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  • Beautiful temples (7) in the Fort of Jaisalmer. 200 entrance fee Rp. you can appear in any pictures of. Well worth a visit.
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  • Incredibly beautiful temple. Very intriguing architecture and carving. The temple is large and clean. You can spend hours inside it. Nobody will come and ask you to leave. It is inside the fort
  • Stunning old temples, lovely to see the basic but intriguing intricate architecture and carvings. A heads up, don't wear leather, including belts and wallets when entering these places, and don't be offended if you're a female and anyone enquires if it's "that time of the month". Plenty of rituals to see, expect to give donations to see most which is standard practice. Ask the priests what is happening and if it's something you want, you will be "persuaded" but just respectfully say no or ignore. I give donations to the rituals I participated or observed as a rule
  • it is built out of yellow sandstone and has intricate engravings. There were built 800 years ago. There are seven Jain temples in total which are situated next to one another within the Jaisalmer fort. they are known for their exquisite work of art and architecture They were built by wealthy Jain traders, by permission of the Hindu rulers of Jaisalmer. Permission was given only after it was agreed that within each temple, there would be a Hindu god or goddess.
  • Ancient jain temple situated inside the golden city fort jaisalmer. Neat and clean temple, very fine carving on rocks of Marbols and yellow stone.
  • A must see here. Ask a guide inside the temple to help explain the intricacy of this wonderful religion.
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