Jain Temples situated in the Jaisalmer Fort are a must visit place in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. These temples were built way back in the 12th and 15th century, and are dedicated to various Jain Tirthankars. The Jain Temples in Jaisalmer are marvelous treasures of the desert city and have intricate designs on it.
The temples are holy pilgrimage and treasure troves for tourist with interest in history and religion. All the temples are built from the golden-yellow Jaisalmer stone the city is so famous for. The monuments are connected with each other. The seven beautiful temples seem like a maze to the casual visitor. Every corner of each temple has their own intriguing tales to tell.
It also has the Gyan Bhandar which is a fascinating, tiny, underground library founded in 1500. Here priceless ancient texts and manuscripts are collected.
Like all other structures in Jaisalmer, these temples are craved of yellow sandstones and has the beautifully carves decorations on the wall that will give you divine peace. The Astapadhi Temples that are situated in the same complex are a must visit too.
These temples are built in the Dilwara style that is famous all over the world for its architecture. The style got its name from the famous ‘Dilwara Temples’ situated on Mount Abu, a famous Hill station and pilgrimage destination in Rajasthan.
Timings: Till 12 noon (every day for non-Jains)
Entry Fee: Free (Indian)
INR 10 (Foreigner)
Camera Fee: INR 50 (Still)
INR 100 (Video)