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Address: Teerthraj Gajpantha, Nashik 422001, India

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An ancient and religious site worth visiting

Just about 6 kms from the city of Nasik is a hill that is home to some beautiful Jain caves dating back to 3rd/4th century AD. These are locally known as Chambhar leni or Chamar... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2016
KabraRamesh
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Nashik, India
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Nashik, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Just about 6 kms from the city of Nasik is a hill that is home to some beautiful Jain caves dating back to 3rd/4th century AD. These are locally known as Chambhar leni or Chamar leni and is an important religious site for the Digambar Jain community. There are more than 400 steps that lead up to the caves that... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This place is situated on the hill name Gajpanth. 400 steps are there to reach this caves. Many olds god idols carved here in the caves. Very much popular in Digamber jain community. Anajaneri caves are just 16 kms away from this caves.

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1 Thank krupali15
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Chambharlena is one among such sacred spot is Teerthraj Gajpantha, which is a holy places of the Jains and Chambharlena caves are a portion of this famous place. Placed atop of the hill at an elevation of 400 feet, commands a panoramic sight of the valley below. These cave offers a tranquil ambience suitable for rumination. Gajapantha Teerth where the... More 

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Nashik, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Its an ancient piece of history and has lot of significance for the Jain devotees.. While the climb is bit difficult with the step, but totally worth it...

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Thank shraps
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

great to see such level of history architecture and culture in India, one of the best caves to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

In the mahasrul village ryt outside nashik on dindori road are the beautiful cave temples for jains called as gajpantha teerth. The caves are at the top of the hill..there is a steep climb above the hill of almost 450 steps..last few are very cumbersome. After reaching the top there are 5 cave temples which belong to various jain lords.... More 

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Rajahmundry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

On the end of nasik on dindori side, this is a difficult climb, especially the last 5 steps are very difficult due to the height & the position, it is supposed to be Jain caves, but you can not really differentiate between Buddha caves & jain caves,caves are not in good state, this is ok if you want to test... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Nasik city in Maharashtra is proud of possessing popular shrines of many religions. Among score of shrines the temple of Teerthraj Gajpantha pilgrimage dot is found in Chambharlena caves on the hill top at an elevation of 400 feet with attractive landscape of the valley on it’s beneath. These caves present a peaceful atmosphere for calm meditation. Chambharlena caves are... More 

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Nasik
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

good for exercise and its near from my home too.Mahavir's idol is very huge nearly touching the ceiling and will surely impress everyone.visit before sunset as door has to be closed.you may use backside road for trekking to highest peak.

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Nashik, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

I went there with my friends.! Place was really good. But should be more develop, Publicity is needed to this place to attract tourist..

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