"Shatrunjaya Hill" Palitana by Canadienne

Palitana Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 14 photos

The town of Palitana appears to exist solely for the pilgrims of Shatrunjaya Hill. Palitana itself is a main street of guest houses and vegetarian restaurants (catering to the Jain palate).

Atop Shatrunjaya Hill, one of the holiest sites of the Jain religion, visitors are rewarded with 863 temples within a walled complex. It's a long, hot walk to the top. . .but well worth the trip.

  • Last visit to Palitana: Dec 2000
  • Intro Updated Apr 15, 2003
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  • hindu1936's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2006 at 8:13 PM

    Wow!! thanks for sharing

  • Hermanater's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2005 at 10:42 AM

    Cool picture of the temple at Shatrunjaya

  • psychocy's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2005 at 2:59 PM

    What a cool place... keep the information and photos coming!

  • grets's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2005 at 12:01 AM

    WOW! What a great page and a wonderful insight into one of the lesser known religions. Palitana is now on my travel wish list. Thanks :-)

  • XtravelloverX's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2005 at 9:13 AM

    What an incredible destination, your pictures are wonderful. Happy travels.

  • martin_nl's Profile Photo
    Oct 28, 2004 at 9:03 AM

    Great page Stevie!! Your pics are wonderful as always, they capture the moment!!

  • canuckmike's Profile Photo
    Aug 18, 2004 at 3:14 PM

    Amazing pictures. Love to visit there now because of your page.

  • suziezed's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2004 at 5:57 PM

    Such memories you brought back (I was there in 1996). Is the temple at the base of the hill new - I don't remember it. Wonderful pictures & text.

  • Buckz's Profile Photo
    Apr 19, 2004 at 2:46 AM

    What a wonderful sight, and your pictures are great. Excellent page, thanks.

  • Sharrie's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2004 at 11:20 PM

    Oh wow! U know that main pix in the intro, put it in the tip section, otherwise I can't pick it out to feature for rotation!

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