Ranakpur Jain temple is famous for its excellent sculptures and architecture. It is surrounded by the Aravali hills and located on the banks of ‘Magai’ River. This grand & gigantic four facet structure was erected in the 14th century. The temple is three stereoed, 102 ft. high and is spread over an area of 48000 Sq. Ft.The present structure of the temple came into being after the hard work of 50 years by various Artisans & Sculptors.The land of this temple which is situated at he foot hill of ‘Madri hill’ was gifted by Maharana Kumbha of Mewar. The temple is dedicated to the first Jain teerthankar ‘Lord Adinath’. It is built on a high platform, which has about nine basements. It has 84 Idols of Gods and Demi Gods, 1444 pillars beautifully decorated along with 4 ‘Megh Mandaps’. Surrounding the main temple there are small shrines of Lord ‘Parshwanath’, ‘Neminath’ and ‘Surya Narayan’.
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