Garh Ganesh Temple is the only temple in the country where there is a statue of Ganesha without a trunk.
The Galta Ji Temple situated amidst the Ravli hills is a wonderful temple which is considered very sacred.
Jaipur Famous Religious Places: Pink City Jaipur is known worldwide for its heritage, beauty and palaces. Every year lakhs of tourists from the country and abroad reach here. Generally everyone knows about the big and small markets, beautiful palaces, delicious dishes here, but let us tell you that the religious place here is also very mesmerizing. These religious places and temples also reflect the Rajputana splendor. If you go to Jaipur, then definitely visit these temples and religious places once.
Famous religious places and temples of Jaipur
Birla Mandir of Jaipur made of white marble is famous for its architectural beauty. White marble idols of Vishnu and Maa Lakshmi are installed here. People come here from far and wide to have their darshan. Birla Mandir of Jaipur is considered one of the best temples. Birla Mandir is situated at the bottom of Moti Dungri mountain of Jaipur city. This temple is only 5 kilometers away from Jaipur city. Birla Mandir is located at a distance of about 8.6 kilometers from Jaipur Airport. The nearest railway station here is Jaipur Junction, which is about 8 kilometers from the temple. You can even come here by taxi.
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Govind Devji Temple
The Govind Dev Ji Temple located in the City Palace of Jaipur is dedicated to Lord Krishna. King Sawai Jaisingh II had brought the idol of Lord Krishna from Vrindavan. In this temple with amazing architectural skills, Shri Krishna’s aarti is performed seven times and bhog is offered. A large number of devotees throng here everyday for darshan. There is a lot of brightness here on the occasion of Janmashtami. If you are planning to visit Govind Dev Ji Temple in Jaipur, then let us tell you that the best time to visit here is between the months of October and February. Please tell that this place is at a distance of 14 kilometers from the airport.
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Galta Ji Temple
If you go to Jaipur, you must visit the Galtaji temple here. This is a wonderful temple where there is a Galta Kund which is considered very sacred. It is said that by taking a dip in this water one attains salvation. The water of this kund remains constant throughout the year and it does not dry up even in summer. This temple, located in the middle of the hills of Aravalli, can be called a pleasant place because of the pavilions and holy pools and the greenery all around, the natural scene. There is a huge crowd here on the occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’ in the middle of January. To reach this temple one has to climb and descend the hill on foot. Please tell that the temple complex remains open only from sunrise to sunset.
Located on the Aravalli ranges of Jaipur city, this is the only temple in the country where there is a statue of Ganesha without a trunk. This temple is known as Garh Ganesh. It is said that Sawai Jaisingh got it done for the establishment of Jaipur in the 18th century by calling special pundits from Gujarat and got Ashwamedh Yagya done. The specialty of the Ganesh idol present here is that it can be seen through binoculars from the Chandra Mahal of the City Palace. People come from far and wide to get the blessings of Lord Ganesha. One has to climb 365 steps to reach the Garh Ganesh temple built at a height of about 500 feet.
Moti Dungri Temple
The Moti Dungri Temple, located at a distance of about 6 km from Jaipur, is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The most different thing about this temple is that the trunk of Lord Ganesha installed here is bent towards the left instead of towards the right. The architecture of the temple is also magnificent which reflects the Nagara style. This temple is located in the city of Jaipur, due to which you can easily come here by public transport. ,Disclaimer: The information and information given in this article is based on general beliefs. Hindi news18 does not confirm these. Before implementing these, contact the concerned expert.)
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 05, 2023, 20:54 IST