Shitalnath Temple, Rajasthan

Shitalnath Temple

Location: A famous Jain Temple, Shitalnath Temple is located in the premises of Golden Fort in Jaisalmer. Being well connected by road, travelers can easily reach this temple.

Description: Constructed in the 16th century, this shrine is dedicated to Jain Prophet Shitalnath, the 10th Tirthankara. An imposing structure, this temple is adorned by massive pillars. However, the most attractive feature of the temple remains the idol of Shitalnath that has been molded out of 8 precious metals. One of the seven temples that were dedicated to Jain Saints, this shrine is visited by a large number of devotees, as well as tourists. The structure of this place gives a glimpse of the Rajput architecture style. An important religious destination, here tourists can experience piece of mind. People belonging to different religions can also pay their respect to the famous Jain saint.

Activities: Besides praying at this famous temple, religiously inclined tourists can also mark a visit to the Lakshminatth Temple that is situated at a short distance from this shrine. Travelers who are fascinated by history can visit the famous Tazia Tower, which has been designed according to the Muslim style of architecture. A visit to the magnificent Jaisalmer fort can also be planned by the visitors.

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