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Palitana, a religious city, located at an average elevation of 67 metres, is situated in the district of Bhavnagar in the state of Gujarat. One of the major pilgrimage centres for Jains, this destination is located at a distance of 50 km to the......Read more on Palitana


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Jain Temples, Palitana
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Places to Visit in Palitana
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One of the oldest temples present on the Shatrunjaya Teerth is the Digamber Jain temple that consists of nine shrines within itself along with various Terthankaras. The idol of the principal deity, Bhagwan Shantinath is installed in the main shrine of the temple. The idol of the deity is about 42... Read More »
Shatrunjay Hill, Palitana
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One of the largest and the most sacred temples for the Jain community is the Shatrunjay temple located at the Shatrunjay Hills, at a height of 591 m. In order to reach the temple a traveller is required to undertake a climb of about 4 km. For people dealing with physical challenges, services like... Read More »
Jain shrine, Palitana
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The Bhagwan Adishvar Jain Teerth is located about 6km from the city on the Shatrunjaya Mountain. The Adishvar Jain temple is one of the most decorated temples dedicated to the Jain Community present in Palitana. The temple consists of some unique marble work done on the roofs and on the temple... Read More »
Kumar Pal Temple, Palitana
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Known for its architectural uniqueness the Kumar Pal Temple is a very important place of religious importance for the Jain. As per the rules to be followed in the temple, the devotees are not allowed to wear any leather commodity. Read More »
Vimal Shah Temple, Palitana
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The Vimal Shah temple is another importance Jain temple located here that consists of some unique carvings and decorations. The best time to visit the temple is between the months of September to March. Read More »
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