Jiaganj

History – This is one of the main Jain pilgrimage centres of West Bengal. Heritage Centre Type – Tirtha Kshetra How to Reach – The temple is situated along the main road in the Ziyaganj Village of Oswal Patti.It comes under the Mushirabad district which is at a distance of 4 Kms from it.Good transport […]

Mahimapur

Heritage Centre Type – Tirtha Kshetra How to Reach – This place is at a distance of 4 Kms from Jiyaganj and Mushirabad. Temple Name – Sri Parshwanatha Jain Temple. Temple History – This temple was built during the 18th century of the Vikrama era by a person named Sheth Shri Mahatabraiji. Later this temple […]

Kathgola

How to Reach – This place is 4 kms from Ziagunj and good transport facilities are available. Heritage Centre Map View Larger Map Temple Name – Sri Adinatha Jain Temple. Temple Type – Digambar Temple. Main Deity – A white coloured idol of Bhagwan Adinatha in the Padmasana posture. Temple History – This temple is […]

Kolkata

History – The Jain temples found in Kolkata are Chawal Patti, Purani Vadi, lower Chittapur road and Belgachhia. How to Reach – Kolkata being the capital city of West Bengal and one of the important cities of India has good Bus, Railway and airway facilities from diffrent parts of the country. Heritage Centre Map –  […]

Azimganj

History – This temple is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi. We can find seven Jain temples in this place one of which is made of ‘touch stone'( the stone used to test the purity of gold).We can find the many Jain idols at this place made out of precious stones. How to Reach […]