Jain Temple of Pawapuri, Patna

Jain Temple of Pawapuri | One of the best places to visit in Patna

LocationPawapuri, Patna, Patna (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsJain Temple of Pawapuri open 24 hours all days in week, No entry fee.
Place TypeTemple, Religious Place
Place visit withFriends, Married Couples, Solo, Parants, Youngsters
Best time to visitOctober, November, December

About Jain Temple of Pawapuri

Jal Mandir is located in Nalanda district of Bihar. It is believed to be the place where Lord Mahavira, the 24th Jain Tirthankar, attained Parinirvana. The temple was built by King Nandivardhana, the elder brother of Mahavira. It is the most important pilgrimage place for Jains. The temple is built inside a pond filled with red colored lotus flowers which is made of pristine white marble.

It is one of the five main temples of Pavapuri, bearing the "Charan Paduka" or the footprints of Mahavira. Many people visit the temple everyday.

Interesting facts about Jain Temple of Pawapuri

  1. This temple is dedicated to Mahavira and is very sacred place for Jains.
  2. From November to January, you can see a lot of migratory birds and lotus in the lake, which is a spectacular sight.
  3. The beauty of this place is that the temple is surrounded by a man-made lake and is made of white marble and is at its peak at sunset.
  4. The temple is the only attraction, yet there are huge fish in the lake that eat the bait that you can buy to give to the fish.

How to reach Jain Temple of Pawapuri

By Road:- You can use road transport like private taxis, autos or cars to reach the temple.

By Rail:- The nearest railway station to the temple is Rajgir Railway Station, which is 90.kms km away, and is easily accessible by rickshaw or on foot.

By Air:- The nearest airport to the temple is at Patna, 101 kms away. From here you can easily reach the temple by booking a cab.

Nearby famous places

  • Jal Mandir 0.3 km away
  • Gaon Mandir 0.3 km away
  • Nalanda University Ruins 10.9 km away
  • Vishwa Shanti Stupa 13.6 km away
  • Hiuen Tsang Memorial Hall 8.7 km away
  • Griddhakuta Peak 13.7 km away
  • Pandu Pokhar 15 km away
  • Ghora Katora Lake 8.7 km away
  • Xuanzang Memorial 10.4 km away
  • Stupa of Sariputra 10.9 km away
  • Ashoka Stupa Peak 13.6 km away
  • Maner Sharif 12.3 km away
  • Bimbisar Jail 9.1 km away
  • Jarasandha ka Akhara 8.7 km away

Jain Temple of Pawapuri FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Pawapuri, Patna, Patna.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Jain Temple of Pawapuri: Jain Temple of Pawapuri open 24 hours all days in week, No entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Jain Temple of Pawapuri during October, November, December months for best experience.

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