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#Jain Temple in Jaisalmer

Inside the fort walls is a maze - like, interconnecting treasure trove of seven beautiful yellow sandstone, the temple was established around 15th and 16th century. These temples are built in the Dilwara style that is famous all over the world for its architecture. Like all other structures in Jaisalmer, these temples are carved of yellow sandstones.

The beautifully carved decorations on the wall will give you divine peace. On the walls of the temples, you can find animal & human figures. Chandraprabhu is the first temple when you enter; it was built in 1509 with fine features and sculptures in the mandapas. The sculpted pillars form a series of torans. To the right of Chandraprabhu temple is the tranquil Rishabhdev temple with pillars beautifully sculpted with apsaras and gods. There are two remaining temples Shantinath and Kunthunath which feature plenty of sensual cravings. Visit temple according to time as it change frequently.

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