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DILWARA JAIN TEMPLE

  • State - Rajasthan
  • District - Sirohi
  • Address - Delwara, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501
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  • Religion - Hindu
  • Type - Lord Mahaveer


Built in between the 11th and 13th centuries AD by Chalukya dynasty, Dilwara Jain temples are simple and general looks from outside but its extravagant doors of entrance tell about its architectural superiority.It is surrounded by green hills and temple complex by high walls. All of its ceilings, doorways, pillars and panels has minutely carved ornamental details which show its architectural uniqueness. It is also important to notice that at that time there was no convenience to transport such big blocks of marble at a 1200 metres height. Elephants were used to transports marble on their back from Arasoori hills at Ambaji to Mount Abu.

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