Friday, November 15, 2019

Gommateshwara Statue

Possibly the largest monolithic stone statue in the world, erected at the end of the 10th century. Height - 17.4 meters. Location, GPS coordinates: 12.8541 N...

Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

Unusual red-colored temple, important centre of Jainism. The building was constructed in 1807 and Contains valuable collection of medieval manuscripts. Temple contains also concealed...

Thousand Pillar Temple

The largest and most ornate Jain temple in this part of India. This building has three stories and was built around 1430 AD. Renowned...

Adinatha Temple in Khajuraho

Beautiful Jain temple with pyramidal tower. Most likely built around 1215. Location, GPS coordinates: 24.8451 N 79.9365 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, India, Madhya...

Kirti Stambh in Chittor Fort

Impressive, 22 m high seven story tower of unusual architecture, covered with stone carvings. Built around the 12th century. Devoted to first Jain teacher...

Bawangaja

Jain pilgrimage site with 26 metres high statue, which, most likely has been carved out in cliff in the early 12th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.9910...

Dilwara Temples

Five beautiful temples built in the 11th - 13th centuries, renowned due to skillful use of marble in design and intricate stone carvings. Location, GPS...

Palitana temples

Unusual city of Jain religious cult, major centre of pilgrimage with 863 gorgeous temples in several groups. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.4830 N 71.7952 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain...

Parshvanatha Temple in Khajuraho

Very ornate Jain temple which was built in 954 AD. Contains magic square with figures. Location, GPS coordinates: 24.8448 N 79.9365 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Sanghiji

An ancient Jain temple which was completed in the 10th century AD, although started much earlier. Contains beautiful stone carvings. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.8149 N 75.7862...