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Temples in Jaisalmer

Temples in Jaisalmer
If you are looking for a religious tour, you book a tour to all the fascinating Temples in Jaisalmer. The presence of large number temples in this desert city attracts a large number of devotees. As you visit these temples you will realize that along with the devotion and the piousness, these temples also have many historical value attached to them. Some of the temples also boast a splendid architecture. The temples in Jaisalmer are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. These temples provide you a clear picture of the culture, religious, economic and political history of Jaisalmer. A visit to these temples is a must during to a visit to Jaisalmer.

Few major Temples in Jaisalmer

Jain Temples in Jaisalmer
A tour to the wonderful city of Jaisalmer would be incomplete without visiting the Jain temples in Jaisalmer. The beautiful architecture of the temple will also provide you knowledge about the architecture of the region. These Jain temples offer a sense of tranquil console and serene peace. These temples also reflect the religious inclination of the region. These Jain temples in Jaisalmer are located within the Jaisalmer Fort premises. Its location also proves to be attractive to the tourists as most of the tourists get to visit both the attractions. These temples date back to the 12th century. The temples are dedicated to Rikhadev and Sambavnath, the 1st and the 3rd Jain tirthtankar. There are seven Jain temples in total. They are built and overlooked by the followers of the Swetambar Sect. Among these temples, the biggest one is the The Paraswanath Temple and is most attractive.

Lakshminath Temple in Jaisalmer
The Lakshminath temple is located inside the Jaisalmer Fort. It was built in the year 1494. It was built during the reign of Rao Lunkaran. The temple has idols of Vishnu and Lakshmi. These idols were installed by a Brahmin named, Sen Pal Shakdvipi. The temple is one of the oldest temples in the city. The temple was also renovated by the Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji.

Lodurva Temples in Jaisalmer
Located in the midst of historical ruins of the Lodurva temples, the Lodurva temples is one of the oldest temples in Jaisalmer. The location is only 15 kilometers from the Jaisalmer tour. The location also proves to be advantageous for tourists as they can easily access the temples.

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