Old Chanderi is situated at a distance of 19 km from the Chanderi city and lies on the bank of River Urvashi. The place is also known as Buddhi Chanderi. It has a lot of historical and Vedic significance attached to it and finds a position in the epics and pages of history. The village of Old Chanderi is famous as an important centre of Jain culture and mainly the Parwar Jain community.
It has several Jain temples belonging to the 9th and 10th century. The place is considered as a pilgrimage by the Jain people, and so, a huge number of Jain visitors come to visit this place from all over the country. The architecture of the sculptures and structures present in the Old Chanderi reveal a rich style of construction that is impressive to watch.