Ranakpur Temple | Temples of India

Ranakpur Temple is one of the largest and most important Jain temples in India. It is constructed out of light-colored marble and boasts 29 halls and 80 domes. It is also known for having approximately 1,444 marble pillars that have been individually carved so that no two are alike. The appearance of these columns change color from gold to light blue depending on the time of the day. Ranakpur is a stunning temple that is covered in exquisite and intricate carvings that depict everything from flowers to geometrical patterns. Located in a lush valley between Udaipur and Jodhpur in the village of Ranakpur, this temple is only open in the afternoon to tourists.