Ranked 30 among Places to Visit in Jaisalmer
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The Shantinath Temple is one among the cluster of seven Jain Temples built in the Jaisalmer fort. It is made in the Dilwara Style with exquisite carvings. The 16th-century temple holds the beautiful idol of the Jain Saint Shri Shanthinath. The grandeur style reflects its spectacular architecture of the medieval period. Thousands of devotees drop into the temple every year. Closely located to the Golden Fort of Jaisalmer, the temple is a retreat for those who wish to meditate and a place of interests for travelers who wish to sink into the ancient history
The ambiance of the temple adds beauty to the Jaisalmer Fort. While tourists mark their visit to the fort, they stop by to pray and meditate at the temple. It is believed that the saint grants the wishes of those who fervently pray. The temple feasts Jain visitors in bulk every year. Apart from the Fort, the temple is also surrounded by local textiles and other types of handlooms which are sold at a reasonable price.
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