The Dilwara Temples in Mount Abu, Rajasthan are the world-renowned Jain temples with wonderful artwork and carvings. Built between the 11th and 13th centuries, these temples are popular across the world for their stunning use of marbles in the architecture. These are basically five different marble temples each located at a village and are a scared pilgrimage for the Jains. These temples stand out for their simplicity in architecture.
Thee Dilwara Temples are located in the midst of forested hills and its architecture, including the opulent entranceway, is a great reflection of the Jain values. Although there are Jain temples at many places in India, but none match those at Dilware when it comes to architectural perfection. Shrouded by a high wall, the temples have gained worldwide fame for the visible ornamental detail exhibited over carved ceilings, doorways, pillars and panels.
The Dilwara Temples have been blessed with such extraordinary architecture that many consider them superior to the Taj Mahal at Agra. From the outside, the temple looks fairly basis but its interior displays the zenith of human craftsmanship at its best. Surrounded by charming lush green hills further adds to the beauty of this extraordinary piece of art. Visit these temples and experience the art and architecture at their best!