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Famous temples in Rajasthan

10 Most Famous Temples In Rajasthan

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is a state of desert and very popular for its beauty, rituals and pilgrimage, and magnificent temples. Rajasthan is not only famous for its forts and historical monuments but also very famous as the location for temples and rituals.
Even if you are not following Hinduism, you are allowed to enter the temple and you can also participate in rituals. Exploring temples is the best way to experience Hinduism and if you are visiting these temples in festivals then definitely you will get a chance to know something new.
Through this blog, we are trying to cover 10 popular temples in Rajasthan and we are trying to make your trip full of fun, educational.

  1. Birla Mandir, Jaipur
  2. Karni Mata Temple, Bikaner
  3. Salasar Balaji Temple, Churu
  4. Parshuram Mahadev Temple, Pali
  5. Galtaji Temple, Jaipur
  6. Eklingji Temple, Udaipur
  7. Brahma Temple in Pushkar
  8. Mehandipur Balaji Temple
  9. Sai Dham, Dausa
  10. Ranakpur Jain Temple, Kanakpur

1. Birla Mandir, Jaipur

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Birla Mandir is also known by its other name as Lakshmi Narayan temple. Birla Mandir was built in 1998 by the Birla family. This temple is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan and especially in Jaipur.
Birla Mandir is devoted to Lord Vishnu, his companion, and God Laxmi believed to bring all luck and fortune in Hinduism.
This temple has 3 domes, representing the 3 faiths of India. There is a beautiful garden all around the temple, and also three mythological events carved on the walls of the temple.
The best time to visit this beautiful temple is during Navratri and Diwali. They organize many events and shows during these festivals.

Timings: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Tilak Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan

2. Karni Mata Temple, Bikaner

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Karni Mata temple was built in the 1440s by Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner. This temple is devoted to God Karni Mata and is one of the unique religious sites in Rajasthan. This temple is very popular for its 20,000 rats living in this temple and is reserved. Every person first offers food to the rats and after being eaten by rats is given as Prasadam.
If you visit this temple then you must see these rats and it’s a completely new and good experience for you.
The best time to visit this temple is in Archiv Shukla Dashmi, Chaitra, and also during the Karni Mata fair.

Timings: 4:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: NH89, Deshnok, Bikaner, Rajasthan

3. Salasar Balaji Temple, Churu

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Salasar Balaji was built around 1755 AD. Salasar Balaji temple is also known as Salasar Dam and it is located in the small town of Salasar in Churu. This temple is devoted to Lord Hanuman, providing deity here.
Salasar Balaji temple is one of the most famous temples in Rajasthan and around one million visitors visit the temple every day. This is one of the most religious locations in Rajasthan.
The best time to visit this temple is during the festivals of Chaitra Purnima, Hanuman Jayanti, and Ashvin Purnima.

Timings: 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: Salasar- Sikar Rd, Salasar, Rajasthan

4. Parshuram Mahadev Temple

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Parshuram Mahadev Temple is a cave temple, located in the Pali district of Rajasthan, on the mountain ranges of the Aravali. It is said that Parshuram, the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu, made this cave with the help of this ax. This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. This beautiful and natural cave is 3995 feet above sea level. You can also find nine kunds that never dry. Every year thousands of visitors visit this temple.
The best to visit in this temple is Shravan Shukla Shishthi and Saptami. A huge fair is organized during these days.

Timings: 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Pali area, Rajasthanat

5. Galtaji Temple, Jaipur

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Galtaji Temple is built in the 16th century, by Diwan Rao Kriparam who was a Sawai Jai Singh II courtier. Jaipur is a very beautiful and ancient temple, located 10 km from Jaipur. There is unique architecture and it completely looks like a palace. This beautiful temple is popular for its several shines, holy kunds, pavilions, and natural springs, and also a natural spring that emerges high on the hill.
The best time to visit this temple is during Jan-March & Oct-Dec, as the weather is pleasant during that time. Sankranti festival is organized in Jan.

Timings: 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Galtaji, Jaipur, Rajasthan

6. Eklingji Temple, Udaipur

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Eklingji Temple is an ancient temple built in the 8th by the Mawar dynasty. In Sanskrit, this temple is known as Eklinga Mahatmya. The authority makes several changes in this temple but it is always grandeur and charm. This temple attracts many tourists because of its unique architecture and pyramidal-shaped roof. You can also see a large silver image of Nandi inside this temple. This is one of the famous temples in Rajasthan.
There are two kunds named as Karz Kund and Tulsi Kund. The best time to visit this temple is during Shivratri, its water is consumed by every person, also known as parshad.

Also read about best places in Udaipur.

Timings: 4:00 AM to 6:50 AM & 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: NH 8, Udaipur District, Karawari, Rajasthan

7. Brahma Temple in Pushkar

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Brahma temple is also known as Jagatpita Brahma Temple is located in Pushkar near Pushkar Lake. This temple is devoted to Lord Brahma and is one of the few temples of Lord Brahma in Puskar, creator of this world. This temple has a unique architecture in the Pushkar and is built from marbles and stones. Many tourists visit this place every year and most of the tourists come after taking a holy dip in the Pushkar lake.
The best time to visit this temple is during October and November. They organize many festivals during that time and it’s a golden chance to participate in these festivals.

Also read about best places in Pushkar.

Timings: 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: Brahma Temple Rd, Ganahera, Pushkar, Rajasthan

8. Mehandipur Balaji Temple

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a very famous temples in Rajasthan, located in Mehandipur. This temple is devoted to Lord Hanuman and known for eliminating evil spirits. This is a big temple and now this temple is under construction. This is the best place to visit with family. Every Tuesday there is a huge rush and very difficult to visit. If you are planning to visit this temple then you can go on Saturday because compare to other days there is a very little rush on Saturday.

Timings: 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Sharma Mishthan Bhandar Agra Rd, Mehandipur, Todabhim, Rajasthan

9. Sai Dham, Dausa

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Sai Dham is located in the Dausa district of Rajasthan and a very popular Sai Baba temple in Dausa. This is a beautiful temple and completely made from snow-white marble, and the divine being stands at 5.5 feet in height.
This temple is constructed by the Shri Chunilal Bakhtawar Mehta Charitable Trust, Mumbai.
The best time to visit this temple then pick Thursday because many activities are organized during Thursday.

Timings: 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Sainthal Dham, Dausa, Rajasthan

10. Ranakpur Jain Temple, Kanakpur

Famous temples in Rajasthan

Ranakpur Jain Temple is located in Ranakpur, 90 km from Udaipur. This beautiful temple is spread in the area of 48,000 sq, ft, with a brilliant design. This temple is devoted to Lord Adinath. This temple consists of 4 temples, 29 magnificent pillared halls, and 80 domes supported by 1444 columns. The main attraction of this temple is the 6ft tall statue of Lord Adinath which is the largest spire of the primary Temple facility. This is a very famous temples in Rajasthan and you can enjoy here with you family and friends.
The best time to visit this temple is in the month of Feb-April because of the cool weather.

Timings: 12:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Ranakpur, Rajasthan, India

We hope the above shared information about 10 most famous temples in Rajasthan is useful for you, and if you are planning for visiting temples in Rajasthan then we highly recommending to visit these temples at least one time. Millions of tourists from India and from all over the world visit this temples every year. 

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