Shatrunjaya hill temple, Palitana

A popular pilgrimage destination, Shatrunjaya hill temple represents the largest cluster of Jain temples in the world. Legend has it that omniscient Rishabha Dev, the first tirthankara (Jain teaching god), climbed the hill nearly 100 times to reach Nirvana. Today, pilgrims climb more than 3,000 stairs to visit his temple--the main shrine on the hill--and attain higher wisdom. See Shatrunjaya hill temple and all Palitana has to offer by arranging your trip with our Palitana trip planner .
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  • It is also written Lonely Planet as the night is better started climbing ago dawn. Along the way also on supply points. Also the water bottle was only 1. Up one time Hey, over the Temple of the mountain in less than two hours. Fall less than an hour. Cart oysters will also ask if you have enough money, so there are a lot of good.
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  • Visit to Palitana on Karthik Poornima day------------------- I feel nostalgic and when I go down memory lane I recollect the wonderful trip to Palitana in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat on Karthik Poor...  more »
  • What an experience. There are 2 ways up, one from Palitana and the other from Adpur (a little village around 5 miles tuk tuk ride from Palitana) The climb from Palitana has more steps and pilgrims whe...  more »

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