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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  • Go early, this way it will be a very enjoyable climb and not particularly hard (although be prepared to feel it in your legs afterwards, unless you're used to climbing 1000s of stairs every day). The ...  more »
  • In March-2017 I Had taken part in Shetrunji Parikrama I felt that I was passing among the clouds that was the fantastic filling of my life I will never forget this trip in my life - Naresh Bhaichahd M...  more »
  • You gotta take 3500 steps and you reach the main temple..the key is to start early before the sun is up and you will not find it to be an arduous task. It's a pretty easy walk and steep at times. Make...  more »

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