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Jain Temple - Mumbai

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Address: Ridge Road | Walkeshwar (Malabar Hill), Mumbai (Bombay), India
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+91 22 2369 2727
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The city's most famous temple was built in 1904 and contains ornate...

The city's most famous temple was built in 1904 and contains ornate sculptures and paintings.

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What architecture!!

A lovely little temple on Malabar Hill. The Architecture and carvings are amazing and have to be seen.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Scarborough, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thsi was the first temple we visted in India and it was nice to see but we saw many grander ones during our 19 day tour. It was also odd how it was partially covered with a plastic canopy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely little temple on Malabar Hill. The Architecture and carvings are amazing and have to be seen.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Must see in Mumbai! Sat and looked at the Jains practising their religion....Wow! Beautiful architecture, colourful and and all over memorable experience

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

By Indian standards this little temple is a little underwhelming, but it is still heavily frequented and used. It has quite a nice view from the rear. It would be worth attending with someone who understands and can explain a little about Jain culture.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Even after visiting this place, my understanding of these people is still only surface deep. But just sitting in the courtyard observing their actions, surrounded by such beauty is quite an experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

This is a working Jain temple, so one needs to respect their religious customs. No shoes - hence useful to bring some socks - and shoulders and knees need to be covered. We were not allowed to enter the inner sanctuary and could only view from the doors.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

very good jain temple and they have also preserved its heritage ,very calm place and u can feel the vibrations also.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We loved it. There were people to explain the meaning. Felt at peace. Jainism is the oldest religion which welcomes all without any rules. For respect, we ensured we wore long top and trousers.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Basically, this is a sect based upon the worship of idols. They do not allow women on the premises during a certain time in their monthly cycle. One of the five tenets of their beliefs is celibacy, which makes one wonder how they continue.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

this is a very interesting temple up on the hill , its small but has very good architectural features and is easily accessable

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