India | Jharkhand | Giridih


Madhuban, a popular Jain pilgrim center, is located near Pirtand in Giridih District, Jharkhand.

Prominent of the attractions is an ancient temple, which is believed to be of more than 2,000 years. The Jain temples of Samosharan and Bhomiyaji Asthan are the other landmarks.

Apart from these, there is a Jain museum, which houses numerous scriptures, idols and manuscripts. The museum’s balcony possesses a telescope, through which Parasnath Temple can be viewed.

Madhuban has good road and rail communication. At distances of about 20 km and 25 km are Parasnath Railway Station and Giridih Railway Station respectively.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Giridih
Location: Madhuban


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