Jagdish Temple, Udaipur

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A striking example of Hindu religious architecture is Udaipur’s Jagdish Temple which is located near the City Palace. The temple premises are full of beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls. The carvings on the pillars are very clear, retaining the depth and detail, showing very good levels of maintenance. The temple was built in 1651 by Maharana Jagat Singh and was dedicated to Lord Vishnu. An estimated rupees of 1.5 million ($33, 400) was spent to construct the temple. There are other smaller shrines in the four corners of the temple, that of Lord Ganesh, Shiva, the Sun God and Goddess Shakti.


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