Jain Temple - Kolkata, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Feel the influence of the mystical Jain temple at Jain Temple - Kolkata. A major tourist attraction in Kolkata, as well as one of the most important Jain temples, it was built by a Jain named Rai Badridas Bahadoor Mookim in 1867. Witness a lamp burning with ghee inside the sanctum sanctorum, which has been continuously burning ever since the commission of the temple. The deity of Lord Shitalnathji is seated there as well, and his diamond forehead is a famed attraction. See the lavishly decorated interiors with mirrors and glasses abundant, along the intricately paved marble floor. Plan to visit Jain Temple - Kolkata during your Kolkata (Calcutta) vacation using our convenient Kolkata (Calcutta) road trip tool.
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  • This is a stunning temple to look at from outside and inside. Gardens are very peaceful. Take a moment to feel the calmness after walking the streets of Kolkata.  more »
  • The Jain temple at Kolkata is a masterpiece in relation to the art and scenic beauty that it offers to all.  more »
  • The Jain temple is a great place to visit in the shyam bazaar area which provides great soothing atmosphere and calmness.  more »
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