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Shatrunjaya hill temple

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Shatrunjaya hill, Palitana, India
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Also known as Palithana Jain Tirth, one of the most important Tirth of Jain community. Every jain must visit atleast once in a life time. Nearest airport is Bhavnagar and nearest railway station is Palitana. Aura of this place is lush green ,quite soothing and...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

this is very old place of jainism..u have to climb mostly 3500 steps to reach the temple..must visit place..

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Palitana, or Shetrunjaya Hills Temple complex is one of the largest and most important temple complexes for Jains in western India. The others being Mt Girnar and at Mt Abu. Reachable by climbing close to 4000 steps, leads you to a the magnificent temple complex....More

2  Thank ParthUdayShah
Reviewed June 2, 2018

We did an early AM hike into the top of Palitana. This place is considered to have the most no. of temples in one single place (also a claim made by Bagan in Myanmar). As we reached close to the summit on a beautiful mild...More

1  Thank DesiTrvler
Reviewed April 23, 2018

What an experience! We went up at six a.m. with the pilgrims. There were a ton of steps but the temples on the top of the mountain are one of the most amazing things we have ever seen!

1  Thank Lulusurfdog
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

The town Palitana is full of Jain temples. It makes you wonder what is achieved by creating so many temples and whether the money could have been put to better use. There are around 900 temples. All temples have same diety. You will be uninterested...More

4  Thank Kirti K
Reviewed March 18, 2018

To the Jains, Palitana temple is a pilgrimage site - and to the rest, it is an artistic heaven right here on earth! Located in the Bhavnagar area in Gujarat, Palitana consists of a cluster of over 800 temples built by Jain devotees- the wealthy...More

2  Thank Ramaa B
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Palitana being called as Mecca of Jains, is a hill complex situated in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. There are nearly 3000 steps to be climbed before you reach to the top. However steps are moderately sloped and one can climb them easily. The view...More

1  Thank WalterW1492
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

I visited this with my husband. We started to climb at 7.30 a.m. and it took us about 2 hours with many breaks to get up. The first 600 steps were difficult as the steps were higher and not too wide. After that it became...More

1  Thank Lucy B
Reviewed February 16, 2018

This climb is a must-do if you are in the region. The views and temples are magnificent. We crossed many pilgrims and had lots of short chats with people who visit the summit regularly, so a very interesting experience on all levels. There are many...More

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Trail821879
October 6, 2018|
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Response from ParthUdayShah | Reviewed this property |
Normally during the monsoon. that the chaturmas period for the jains, when they may not be on a pilgrimage.
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Response from RahulM2793 | Reviewed this property |
nearest airport is ahmedabad because of flight connectivity from all over india.. though bhavnagar has also an airport..but may be not connected all over india.. palitana is 230 km from ahmedabad.. nearest railway station is... More
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