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    Histoy – We can find 21 Jain temples at Firozabad. Among them the huge marble temple built by Chidamilalji is very important. This temple has the idol of Bhagawan Mahivira as the main deity. In the temple premises we can find the liabrary, museum and a degree college. The 9 mts high idol of Bhagwan Bahubali found in the temple premises is very attractive. The idol of Bhagawan Chandraprabha found in the temple is very rare. This idol of Bhagawan Chandraprabha was found at a village called Chandvar (situated at a distance of 6 kms from Firozabad). It is said that the idol of Bhagwan Chandraprabha was swept by the flood of river Yamuna but the idol was safely recovered after the chanting of the Namokar mantra. Then the idol was reinstalled at Firozabad. Firozabad is famous for the artistic glass goods.

    How to Reach – Firozabad is situated at a distance of 45 Kms from Agra along the Agra Kanpur road. The boarding facilities are available in the Dharmashala at Firozabad.

    Main Deity – About 6 feet 8 inches high idol of Bhagwan Mahavira.

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