India Standard Time:
Call Our Travel Experts
Call Our Travel Experts

Asia & Rest of the world

Close

Dilwara Temples


Fast Facts

The Dilwara Temples rank among the popular tourist attractions in Rajasthan. They are located in Mount Abu in the midst of the Aravalli mountain ranges. Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan.

Did You Know

The Dilwara Temples are an important pilgrimage site for the people of the Jain community. They were built in the period between the 11th and 13th centuries AD and are made of marble.

Must Do

Witness the grand and beautiful temples and the intricate carvings in the sites.

Introduction

The Dilwara Temples rank among the popular tourist attractions in Rajasthan. They are located in Mount Abu in the midst of the Aravalli mountain ranges. Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. The Dilwara Temples are an important pilgrimage site for the people of the Jain community.

The Dilwara Temples in Mount Abu are located at a distance of around 2 and am half kms from the main town center. The temples were built in the period between the 11th and 13th centuries AD and are made of marble. The temples are famous for their grand architecture and awe inspiring carvings. The entrance of the temples is surrounded by a high wall which is richly carved with Rajasthani style of architecture.

Thousands of Jain pilgrims come to the Dilwara Temples, Mount Abu to pay their homage. There are 5 main temples which are dedicated to various Tirthankaras and religious saints. The main temples in the site are:

  • Vimal Vasahi: Dedicated to first Jain Tirthankara Lord Rishabh.
  • Luna Vasahi Temple: dedicated to the 22nd Jain Tirthankara Neminatha.
  • Pithalhar: again dedicated to the first Jain Tirthankar lord Rishabh.
  • Khartar Vasahi Temple: dedicated to the 23rd Jain Tirthankara Parshva.
  • Mahavir Swami Temple: dedicated to the Lord Mahavira.

In addition to the Dilwara Temples, Mount Abu, tourists can also visit other religious spots like Gaumukh Temple, Ambika Mata Temple, and Neminath Temple and so on.

There is a wide range of hotels in Mount Abu which cater to the tourists and pilgrims who come to the Dilwara Temples. There are heritage and luxury hotels and also middle range and economy hotels and these hotels are easily accessible.

List of other Top Heritage and Historic sites in India