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Nareli Jain Temple in Ajmer

Nareli Jain Temple in Ajmer

Location: Nareli, Ajmer District
Built by: Dinnath Ji Jain
Built-in: 1994
Deity: Rishabhanatha
Official site: Ajmer.rajasthan.gov.in

Something About Nareli Jain Temple in Ajmer

Entrance Gate of Nareli Jain Temple in Ajmer, Rajasthan
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If you are looking to escape urban settlements for a day and find peace and want to notice architecture related to Jainism then Nareli Jain temple is perfect. Temple is also known as “Gyanodaya Tirth Kshetra” and it is a beautiful edifice spot for Digambar Jains. This temple is constructed in The Aravali ranges and built by RK Marbles and it was estimated to cost around 50 crores, but ended up with 100 crores.

Nareli Jain Temple is spread in a very large area with huge entry gate, & parking area. There is another small entry gate for the temple lawn area and it is decorated with beautiful small dome-shaped pavilion (chhatri), fountains, and 6 essential duties (avashyakas). All are properly described with their statues and glass framed in small beautiful domes. It is located 7 km away on the outskirts of Ajmer city and 128 km west on the national highway from Jaipur city.

Nareli Jain Temple is Famous for

Lawn of Nareli Temple in Ajmer
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Nareli Jain temple is very peaceful place and it is famous for its incredible architecture and entangled stone carvings. It makes even more attractive and traditional. The temple is made up of Red marble stone. It has 22- foot tall effigy of Guru Badrinath Ji on the 1st floor of this temple. On the above hill behind the temple, there are 23 miniature temples of other tirthankar’s lineup.

Interesting Things Near Nareli Jain Temple

Red Marble Buildings in Nareli
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You can explore the temple and click some good pictures. The temple is full of amazing art sculptures, beautiful fountains and pillars inspired by Ashoka’s architecture. The ground floor is temporarily closed but first floor is always open for visitors. There is a meditation hall to sit and relax your body, mind, and soul. You can also read books provided here.
The sculpture of Guru Badrinath is so adorable that you can’t take your eyes off of that. The view from the top of the hill is magnificent you can reach there via stairs or by your vehicle.

Best Time to Visit Nareli Jain Temple

If you are so much devoted to god you must visit this place in the morning at 6:30 and once in the evening before sunset. There is no entry fee. The temple remains open every day from 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM.

Birla City Water Park

Image of Water Park
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Birla Water Park is located about 9 km away from this temple. It is the biggest amusement park in Rajasthan and it is full of fun and adventure. The park has many swimming pools, and you can enjoy rain dance, water slides, Jumbo rides, indoor-outdoor games and much more.

This place is perfect for family gatherings. Another then this park is well arranged with Air-conditioned room and all facilities where you can stay with your family and enjoy the park peacefully.

Best time to visit the water park

The best Timings to visit this Water Park is 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM and the entry fee is 400 Indian bucks for a person. Always remember to carry extra clothes, be careful while playing or while using water slides.

How to Reach Nareli Jain Temple

By Airway

Kishangarh Airport is the closest airport to reach this temple and it is located about 30 Km from this Jain temple. Another best option is Jaipur International Airport and it is located 134 Km away from the temple.

By Train

Ajmer Junction is the closest railway station to reach Nareli Jain temple and it is located about 10 km from the railway station. Another option is Kishangarh Railway Station and it is about 21 km from the temple.

By Roadway

Nareli Jain Temple is located near NH 48, & 448. You can reach here via taxis, & buses. You also take a rental car or bike to explore Nareli Jain Temple in your own way.

Distance B/T Rajasthan Cities to Nareli Jain Temple

Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Kms

Bhilwara

140 Km

Jaipur

147 Km

Rajsamand

211 Km

Chittorgarh

215 Km

Udaipur

250 Km

Pratapgarh

312 Km

Banswara

398 Km

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