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Shri Adishwara Temple

Shri Adishwara Temple is the most notable Jain temple situated at Palitana in Bhavnagar District of Gujarat. Palitana is about 56 km south-west of Bhavnagar.

This beautiful temple is dedicated to Rishabhdev, the first Jain teerthankar. It was rebuilt in AD 1157 by the minister Vagbhatta. The walls of the prayer halls are ornately carved with a frieze of dragons.

By road, Shri Adishwara Temple can be easily reached from Bhavnagar and Talaja.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bhavnagar
Location: Palitana    


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