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Jaipur Religious Places

Birla TempleApart from the architectural legacy of the city, Jaipur is also enriched with numerous “Religious Places” that attracts many tourist all through the year. The religiosity of the place is reflected in the customs and traditions of Jaipur. The city houses several important “Temples” that were built and patronized by the rulers of the place. The temples of Jaipur bear a rich cultural and religious history which marks the predominance of the Hindu rulers of that period.

Built in white marble, the “Birla Temple” of Jaipur attracts thousands of devotees of Lord Lakshmi Narayan.

The “Govind Devji Temple” is situated amidst the beautiful lawns of Jai Niwas Garden. This Temple is dedicated to Lord Govindji, the reincarnation of Lord Krishna.

Govind Devji TempleThe “Jagat Shiromani Temple” houses a shrine of Lord Krishna and reminds one of the divine love of “Mira Bai” for the Lord. The walls of the temple are engraved with beautiful pictures that reflects the art and architecture of the period.

The “Kalki Temple” of Jaipur was built by Raja Sawai Jai Singh who dedicated the temple to the tenth avatar or reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who is yet to be born. Today, the Kalki temple wears a deserted look with hardly any visitors, except for a priest who has been appointed by the Government to take care of the rich architectural heritage of the past.

Located in the heart of Jaipur, the “Moti Doongri Temple” was modeled after a Scottish castle. Built in white marble, the temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and has three domes that portrays the secularity of our country.

Below is a comprehensive list of the Religious Places of Jaipur that attracts tourist:

» Birla Temple
» Govind Devji Temple
» Jagat Shiromani Temple
» Kalki Temple
» Moti Doongri Temple

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