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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. Our Mount Abu itinerary maker makes visiting Dilwara Jain Temples and other Mount Abu attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This is truly an amazing piece of architecture. Huge single pieces of marbles carved to give shape. Photography is not allowed inside the premises. It's a must visit on your teip to mount abu 
  • The same day we had visited Dilwara Jain Temples Which is one of the finest Jain temple It is very famous for its extraordinary architecture and marvelous marble stone carvings by experts architects, ...  more »
  • The sculptures are worth seeing. No mobiles allowed.be modestly covered.places to keep valuables nearby 
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  • The craftwork of this place is unique n un-comparable ,not even Taj mahal is close to it..
  • Very intricate carvings on white marble. This is a jain temple. Has a wonderful history about how it was built. Has more than 3 temples inside. Inside the 3 temples, there are 108 seated in meditation posture.
  • “amazing architecture!” Beautiful temple! Must visit when in Mount Abu. It opens at 12pm till 6pm. Photography is not allowed inside the temple. Entry is free. It is a not to be missed sight.
  • Very beautiful Jain temples... These temples built by Chalukya between the 11th and 13th centuries AD are world famous for their stunning use of marble. The five legendary marble temples of Dilwara are a sacred pilgrimage place of the Jains. Some consider them to be one of the most beautiful Jain pilgrimage sites in the world. The marble temples have an opulent entranceway, the simplicity in architecture reflecting Jain values like honesty and frugality. The temples are in the midst of a range of forested hills. A high wall shrouds the temple complex.
  • I hav grt experience to spend time there .. really nyc place.