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The beautiful and sacred Dilwara Temples or Dilwara Jain Temples at the distance of around 2.5 km from Mount Abu (The only hill station in Rajasthan), is one of the famous Jain temples in India visited by thousands of devotees from across the country and worldwide throughout the year. Built by Vastupal-Tejpal between the 11th and 13th Centuries AD, these temples are world famous for their stunning use of marble. The five legendary marble temples of Dilwara are sacred pilgrimage places that are considered to be one of the most beautiful Jain pilgrimage sites in the world.
Not forget to mention its opulent entranceway and the simplicity in architecture reflecting Jain values like honesty and frugality. Located in midst of a range of forested hills, a high wall shrouds the temple complex and persuade visitors to visit the beautiful temple series again and again. You will also find numerous other Jain temples in the state of Rajasthan; but architectural perfection of this wonderful temple site is second to none that keep tourists enticed for the time to come.
Inside view of the temples will keep you enticed and spell bound. There is a lot more offered here that will surely help you in know the architectural history of the beautiful state deeply.