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In which of the following cities are the marble carved Dilwara Jain Temples located that enshrine various Jain ‘Tirthankaras’?
1. Jaipur 
2. Pune
3. Mount Abu 
4. Shimla 

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Mount Abu 

The correct answer is Mount Abu.

  • Dilwara Jain Temples are a group of temples located amidst the lush green Aravalli hills of Mount Abu in Rajasthan.
  • Dilwara Jain Temples were built between the 11th to 13th centuries AD.
  • Dilwara Jain Temples is one of the finest Jain temples known the world over for its extraordinary architecture and marvelous marble stone carvings, some experts also consider it architecturally superior to the Taj Mahal.
  • It seems a fairly basic temple from the outside but every cloud has a silver lining, the temple interior showcases the extraordinary work of human craftsmanship at its best.
  • This temple complex has five sections dedicated to five Jain Tirthankaras.
  • These sections are dedicated to Lord Mahaveer Swami, Shri Adinathji, Shri Parshavnathji, Shri Rishabdaoji, and Shri Neminathji.
  • Dilwara temples are also a popular Jain pilgrimage attraction.

  • Jaipur is known as the Pink City of India.
  • Pune is known as the Deccan Queen of India.

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