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Jain Temple Bhandasar

Address: Near Laxminath temple, Bikaner, India
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Bikaner
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

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Kurukshetra, India
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133 reviews 133 reviews
99 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Visited this great temple last month in old city of Bikaner near Laxminath temple. It is much better to take a less congested route from outer side. Well maintained temple under ASI. Remain open from sunrise to sunset. Oldest temple of Bikaner built in 1572 . As told by priest that its foundations had thousands kg of ghee. In summer... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We visited a lot of Jain temples during our grand tour of Rajasthan with "Passion for Travel" but this one is totally different, no fancy white sculpted columns here just the most beautiful paintings and murals in varied shades of green and blue you can imagine all over this little temple. Not easy access in the old city we went... More 

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Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

it is a beautiful temple in the old city of bikaner. the foundation of the temple is made by butter so in summer you can see butter on the tiles.

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Ludhiana, India
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133 reviews 133 reviews
67 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The temple is quite interesting because it is highly decorated unlike most Jain temples. However, it is very hard to find and not particularly interesting really for the effort. it is 3 kms. from railway station toad and tough to find local people not know it by this name one another temple adjoining it which is open in evening You... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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79 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had a wonderful visit to Bhandasar. It took a bit of effort to get to the temple but it was well worth it. The temple carvings and paintings are beautiful! There's no problem with photography and they let you go to the top of the temple to take photos - excellent view of Bikaner! It's worth it to make... More 

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Bandhavgarh National Park, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I liked the temple but didn't like the dirty floor on first floor. Photography is good inside the temple.If you are interested in photography then visit small gullies (narrow lane) for some unusual photography.

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Bucharest, Romania
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98 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you travel to Bikaner and have time to spare please squeeze in your visiting schedule also this beautiful Jain temple. It is located in the old part of the city and you won't meet many visitors while visiting it. It is quite impressive because of the very colorful frescoes, carvings and crafts all around it. The priests are friendly... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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54 attraction reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is a beautiful temple with amazing views and a unique and interesting history. Take the time to chat with the priest and climb the stairs to the very top. The painting are amazing! Spend some time just sitting and enjoying the peace and quiet too.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

this temple is situated in the old city and has a beautiful view from the roof top of the temple. it is made by yellow and red sand stone. it has a beautiful golden paintings and every painting keeps a beautiful story.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The paintings on the walls & ceiling are simply amazing and the atmosphere inside the temple is mesmerizing and peaceful.

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