Ranakpur Jain Temples (Udaipur)

Ranakpur Jain Temples (Udaipur)

Ranakpur Jain Temples (Udaipur)

One of the five holy places of Jains, the Ranakpur temples were created in the 15th century during the reign of Rana Kumbha. The temples are located in the Aravali hill ranges of the Pali district. The main temple is the Chaumukha Temple (four faced temple) dedicated to Adinathji, the 1st Jain tirthankar. The temple has 29 elaborate halls and 1,144 intricately carved pillars which make it an architectural marvel. The other temples in the complex are Parsavnath and Neminath temples with exquisitely sculpted figurines.