Jagdish temple – A hindu Temple in Udaipur
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Jagdish temple – A hindu Temple in Udaipur

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India is the seventh-largest country of the world. It is a famous country for its great cultural and traditional values all across the world. Rajasthan is one of the most popular state in India for palaces of Jaipur, lakes of Udaipur, and desert forts of Jodhpur, Bikaner & Jaisalmer .These are the most preferred destinations of both Indian and foreign tourists . Most of people are unaware that Udaipur is also famous for its temples. Many tourists every year visit this city from across the world to witness the beauty and culture its offers to its tourist. Udaipur is situated on the banks of the lovely Lake Pichola and the Fatehsagar lake, in Southern Rajasthan. A temple named as Jag mandir is built on the jag Mandir Island on Lake Pichola. Jagdish Temple is another famous temples of Udaipur.

Indo-Aryan style architecture Jagdish Temple :

Temples are an integral part in the life of any Hindus, whether he or she lives in Northern India, Southern India, or as far away as the United States. Jagdish Temple Udaipur is an Indo-Aryan style architecture temple in Udaipur. The Indo-Aryan style prefers a tower with rounded top. Jagdish temple is Located in the City Palace complex of Udaipur. This temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh who ruled Udaipur during 1628-53 in 1651. “Jagdish” is one of the many names of Lord Vishnu and this temple is also dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe.

Jagdish temple has a splendid architecture and its gateway can be easily sited from the Bara Pol of the City Palace which at a distance of 150 meters. This three-storied temple comprises beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls. Two huge stone elephants at the entrance situated there for welcome.

The four-armed idol of Lord Vishnu that stands in the main shrine is an amazing work of art, carved out of a single piece of black stone. The main shrine, which is at the centre, is ringed by four smaller shrines, dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva, respectively.To reach the main shrine, there are 32 marble steps .A brass image of Garuda which is a figure of half-man and half-eagle guarding the doorway of Lord Vishnu.

Temple timing is  4.15 a.m – 1.00 p.m (Morning) / 5.15 p.m – 8.00 p.m (Evening) and it is open on everyday. Explore more tourist attractions in udaipur, you are sure to fall in love with this city.