Ranakpur, India

5 Feb

The Jain temple at Ranakpur, located 60 miles north of Udaipur in rural Rajasthan, is one of the most spectacular sights in India. Constructed in 1439, the temple consists of 29 halls and 1444 unique, ornate pillars carved from white marble. Throughout the temple are exquisitely carved idols and statues. The precision and detail of the carvings is mind blowing, as every single square inch of the complex is nothing short of art.

feet,toes,priest,temple,Jain Priest at the Ranakpur Temple

Jain Priest at the Ranakpur Temple

Wow,  looks like an awesome place!

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5 Responses to “Ranakpur, India”

  1. edelmcgovern February 5, 2013 at 2:12 am #

    Looks so peaceful :)

  2. caroline1t February 5, 2013 at 4:05 am #

    It never ceases to amaze me that we have so many incredible places in the world!

  3. inavukic February 5, 2013 at 11:51 am #

    Great photo. One thing that keeps popping into my mind while looking at the phot” how would yellow nail polish look on his toenail! Hm :)

  4. toemailer February 5, 2013 at 6:46 pm #

    Natural born matchmaker are ya? lol

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