Nasiyan Jain TempleCurrently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
The Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple is located in Prithviraj Marg in Ajmer, Rajasthan. It is easily accessible from all places and thus is a popular tourist attraction. This temple is the most beautiful after the Jain temples of Ranakpur and Mt. Abu. The splendid design, architecture and beauty of these buildings over shine even the finest of Mughal architecture.
The temple was built in 1864 and was completed after even more than 30 years in 1895. It is dedicated to the first Jain Teerthankara, Shri Rishavadeva.
The temple is a double storey building and has a huge hall in the top level. This hall has large wooden statues that depict Jain mythology. The artifacts here show the ancient world in a Jain perspective. There is also a museum attached to the temple.
The first floor is called the ‘Swarna Nagari’ and houses some of the most exclusive art and architecture work all in the traditional Jain style. The most beautiful attraction here is the depiction of panorama from a Jainism view where you will see gold plated replicas of all Jain temples of the country. It is said that around 1000 kg gold was used in this making process. There are also the replicas and models of the ancient cities of Ayodhya and Prayag.
The interiors are decorated with silver balls hanging from the ceiling. The walls and other portions are also done with silver linings and gems. This type of design is not found anywhere else in the world.
- Photography is not allowed inside the temple.
- Rs 10 per person for Indians.
- Rs 25 per person for foreign tourists.
- The nearest airport is the Jaipur International Airport.
- The nearest railway station is the Ajmer Dargah Junction Station.
- Shri Dev Restaurant
- Olive Kitchen & Arabian Nights Restaurant
- Do Pal Restaurant
- Hotel Paradise Palace Inn and Garden Restaurant
- Un Curry
- Nanak restaurant
- Mango Masala Restaurant
- Prem Prakas Restaurant
- Ajmera Bhojanalaya
- Surya Shakti Bhojanalaya
- Mohan Restaurant
- Honeydew Restaurant
- Rasoi Restaurant
- Elite Restaurant
- Jai Bhole Restaurant
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90% of people who visit Ajmer include Nasiyan Jain Temple in their plan
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The Ajmer Jain temple, also known as Soniji Ki Nasiyan, is an architecturally rich Jain temple. It was built in the late nineteenth century. The main chamber, known as the Swarna Nagari "City of Gold", has several gold-plated wooden figures, depicting several figures in the Jain religion. This golden chamber of the temple uses 1000 kg of gold to carve out depiction of Ayodhya. two-storied Svarana Nagara Hall behind the temple, better known as the Museum. Both the temple and the museum were built and are still owned by the Soni family of Ajmer. The temple, dedicated to Rishabha or Adinatha in 1865, was constructed of red sandstone in a matter of a few years, but it took twenty-five years, from 1870 to 1895, to fashion - by artisans at Jaipur - the thousands of individual parts required to assemble a three-dimensional replica of the story of Rishabha in accordance with an old manuscript by Acharya Jinasena. The thought to have such a three-dimensional model for educational purposes occurred to Seth Moolchand Soni, who was born in 1830, only after the completion of the temple. His death in 1891 prevented him from seeing his ambitious work in its finished state. Ticket rate is 10 rs. Very beautiful
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