- Address: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001, India
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Whosoever is aware of Indian mythologies and history would be aware of the eternal verses of Meera, the saint poetess. Chittorgarh is the birth place of Meera Bai, a 16th century Rajput princess. Meera had abandoned the worldly pleasures in order to dedicate her life to Krishna, the Hindu Lover God. Infact the tradition of religious poetry movement in India is associated with Meera only. The Meera temple in Chittorgarh is dedicated to this poetess. Crafted in the architectural style of Rajputs, this temple exhibits extreme piety and dedication. Inside the temple, there are four pavilions in the open arcade enclosing the sanctum. As you walk inside the temple you shall be able to watch beautiful paintings of Meera Bhajans and Lord Krishna. There is also a carved statue of the five human bodies and one head. It signifies that there is no division on the basis of caste and creed to enter this temple.
- Follow the Hindu rituals like taking off your shoes while entering the temple.
- Entry is free.
- Recommended time to visit will be from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
- One can hire an auto rickshaw or a tempo to reach the temple from Chittorgarh town.
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40.2% of people who visit Chittorgarh include Meera Temple in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
66.67% of people start their Meera Temple visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Meera Temple
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Meera Temple
A place where history and mythology come together. It's a great place to visit, although the reputation far exceeds the actual experience.
Ornamental details are great...a good historical place to visit
Really nice place with great Indian architecture ...loved visiting it...
Chittorgadh naam hi kaafi hai.....
Chittorgarh is the place where Meera Bai was born who was a Rajput princess and is also being well known as a poetess and saint. The princess had given up her lavish lifestyle and dedicated her life in the worship of Lord Krishna. The Meera temple is constructed to be dedicated to her and is a very famous Hindu temple which is a must visit on your tour to Rajasthan. The splendid work of art on the temple attracts a large number of tourists. The temple reflects the Indo-Aryan style of architecture which was very famous in those times and is still a part of our cultural heritage. The Meera Bai temple and the Kumbha Shyam temple are both built on the same ground. On the outer side of the Meera Bai temple you will notice a carved statue of five human bodies with one head which symbolizes the fact that people of all castes and creed are the same and no differences exists among them. It is also of sign of tolerance. The temple has a beautiful statue of Lord Krishna and the Kumbha Shyam Temple has a black colored statue of God Garud. The temple organizes special functions on Meera Mahotsav when many devotees visit the shrine to offer their prayers. On the outer side of the temple there is a chhatri where the footprints of Raidas had been made who was the teacher of Meera Bai. The shrine has a spiritual ambiance and imparts peace in the minds of the visitors. It has both religious as well as historical relevance which makes it an important place of Chittorgarh.