Dilwara Temple

If you wish to witness finest carving work that you have ever seen, then this holy place will leave you spellbound!

Dilwara Temple
  • Entry Fee : No
  • Location : Mount Abu, Rajasthan.
  • Entry Timing : 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM for Jain devotees, 12 Noon – 6:00 PM for Tourists.
  • Approx. visit duration : 1:00-2:00hrs.
  • Top Attractions of the monument/place : The intricate carvings along the roof and pillars in the temple.

Generally famous for the fine-looking creative work, Rajasthan’s Dilwara Temple is situated near Mount Abu, Rajasthan. The temple is accessible with no trouble from various directions from Rajasthan. Mount Abu is lovely, picturesque and the sole hill station of Rajasthan. Various train services are being provided by the Indian Railways for this position. It is at a distance of 2.5 kilometres from Mount Abu. Many private bus and taxicab services are available from Mount Abu, for the temple.

History of the temple

Dilwara temple is regarded as unitary of the famous pilgrimage place of Jain followers. Marble construction with intricate sculptures is worth watching and is a treat to the optics. Dilwara temple was set amid the picture-perfect hills and was built during 11th to 13th century. In the temple, the statues of deities, namely, Lord Adinath, Lord Rishabhdeo, Lord Neminath, Lord Mahavir Swami and Lord Parshvnath, are present in five different shrines. Considered to be the perfect example of great architecture, the temples’ complicatedly engraved ceilings, entrances, columns, as well as boards emphasises on the artistic application. The temple is observed as Jain’s pilgrimage sites. The maximum crowd-pulling is seen in the temples of Vimal Vasahi and Luna Vasahi, due to their total dimension, besides splendour.

About the Temple

The temple complex might look as simple from outside but once you enter the premises, you will be spellbound by its magnificence and beauty. The entire flooring is made of marble and remains cool during the hot summers in Rajasthan. The temple complex is really huge and is divided into various sections. The architecture draws its inspiration from the Nagara style and is a collection of traditional manuscripts. The entire complex is divided into five single-story temples, dedicated to different deities. There are around 48 pillars in the temple, each made of marble and with

If you happen to be around or in Mount Abu, then Dilwara Temples are a must visit for you.

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