Dilwara Jain Temples, Mount Abu

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A sacred pilgrimage site for followers of Jainism, the ornately crafted marble of Dilwara Jain Temples attracts thousands from across the world with its opulent beauty. Erected between the 11th and 13th centuries, the five temples are surrounded by mango trees and wooded hills. Take your time to uncover the intricate marble carvings spread across the ceilings, entryways, pillars, and panels of the majestic temples. Local legend claims the artisan carvers received payment according to the amount of dust they collected from their work, which allegedly encouraged them to create intensely intricate details. Photography is prohibited inside the temples. Add Dilwara Jain Temples and other attractions to your Mount Abu trip itinerary using our Mount Abu online travel route planner .
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  • Wonderful temple of Jain's in Mount Abu and best examples of carving. Photography is strictly prohibited. Divided in court parts including one five dhatus deity of saint containing 880kgs gold  more »
  • I visited Dilwara Jain Temples with family. Very interesting to know the history of this temple. Wonderful carving!!!  more »
  • A must visit in Mount Abu. From outside its simple but marvelous architecture and in-house priests take pain in describing everything in detail.  more »
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  • You will be in awe after seeing marble works. Beautiful white marble structure which have a story behind them, please get a guide as there is a lot of interesting history behind this place. Timing are 12pm to 6pm. Parking is limited & storage facility is available outside the temple. Sadly Photography is not allowed inside the temple.
  • Dreamy place. It's a beautiful temple with pretty and intricate delicate works on stone. Photography isn't permitted inside. The crowd doesn't walk around in a haphazard manner and things are well organised inside. Overall it's a wonderful experience go visit Dilwara Jain temples!
  • Excellent experience! Just loved the place! Priests in the Temple will guide you and tell all ancient stories related to the temple
  • Truly a must visit site once you are in Mount Abu. Don't be deceived by the simple exteriors. The interiors are a rare, amazing works of intricate carvings on marble. Entry is free and the temple trust provides free, very helpful guide to explain all the details. Visiting hours are from 12 noon to 6 pm, no breaks, no holidays. Easily accessible place.
  • Nice temple to visit on mount Abu tour. Creative hand made marble designs on roof side and statues makes it worth to visit. Photography is not allowed within temple premises. Amazing experience.
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