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Jhalara Patan, Jhalawar


Jhalara Patan is located at a distance of 7 km from Jhalawar. The unique feature of the place is that the whole city is bounded by a wall. Parmara Chandra Sen, who was the grandson of Maharaja Vikramaditya, was the builder of this city. Jhalara Patan, which is also known as the ‘City of Temple Bells’ rests on the banks of the Chandrabhaga River. British East India Company officer named James Tod claims to have counted about 108 temples in this area. One of the famous shrines here is the 100 feet high, 10th century Surya Temple. It is adorned with beautiful sculptures, which further enhance its charm.

In addition, there is a group of temples constructed in 6th - -14th century. Two of the prominent temples of the place include the Shantinath Jain temple and Shri Dwarkadhish temple that were built by Jhala Zalim Singh in the 11th century. Tourists visiting Dwarkadhish Temple can also see the Herbal Garden and Choupati.


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