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Jagdish Temple

Jagdish Temple, Udaipur district, Rajasthan state, India. The temple is situated at a distance of 150 metres from the main gate ‘Barapole’ of the ‘City Palace Udaipur’. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and it is celebrated for being the largest temple in the city of Udaipur.  It was built by Maharana Jagat Singh, in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture in 1651. The temple is around 400 years old.

Architecture of Jagdish Temple

At the entrance of the temple are two huge stone elephants. At the front of the temple is a stone slab inscription with reference to Maharana Jagat Singh. To reach the main shrine, we have to climb 32 steps. At the top is the brass image of ‘Garuda’, which is the Vahana of Lord Vishnu. The temple consists of three stories with a steple (Vimana gopura) nearly 79 feet high and is the largest temple of Udaipur. 

The temple sanctum has an idol of Lord Vishnu called ‘Lord Jagdish’ or ‘Lord Jagannath’ here, carved out of a single black rock with four arms holding Shanka, Chakra, Padma and Ghadha. 4 smaller shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh, Goddess Durga and the Sun god are built encircling the main shrine.

The first and the second story of the temple posses intricately carved 50 pillars on each story. On the temple walls,  carvings of elephants, horseman, dances and musicians can be seen. The temple has a pyramidal spire, a porch and also a prayer hall. Around 1.5 million rupees were spent on the construction of this temple in 1651.

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Jagdish Temple Entry Fees
No Entry Fees

Jagdish Temple Timings  
Monday to Sunday  – 4:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. –  5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m

Best time to visit Jagdish Temple
All throughout the year, especially November to February

Jagdish Temple Website
No Official Website

Jagdish Temple Email
No Official Email Address

Jagdish Temple Phone Number 
No Contact Number

Jagdish Temple Address 
1 jagdish temple,
Jagdish Chowk
Rajasthan 313001

Jagdish Temple Accommodation 

There is no accommodation inside the temple, there are a few Boarding & Lodging options near the temple.
However if you are looking for Royal Accomodation (Heritage Properties) you can check – Heritage

There is Taj accommodation inside the palace,
Taj Hotel

Jagdish Temple Distance

From City palace Udaipur – 150 metres
From Central bus stand, Udaipur – 2.5 kilometres
From Jaipur – 395 kilometres  

From Ajmer- 266 kilometres  
From Jodhpur- 257 kilometres
From Sirohi – 130 
Jaisalmer – 491 kilometres  

Places to Visit Near Jagdish Temple

City Palace Udaipur
Lake Pichola
Taj Lake Palace – Jagniwas
Shri Manshapurna Karni Mata Temple 
Ahar Museum
Fateh Sagar Lake
Sahastra Bahu Temples

Jagadish Temple

How to reach Jagdish Temple


Direct buses to Udaipur are available from Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Sirohi, Jaisalmer.. etc

From Udaipur city bus station you can take a Uber or walk it is about 2.5 Kms

There are direct buses available from Udaipur city bus station to the temple. 


The city is well connected from all sides, you can take auto rickshaw or taxi from Udaipur railway station, which is about 2.5 Kms


Nearest Maharana Pratap Airport (Domestic Airport) is 23 kilometres from City Palace Drivetime approximately 40min –  1hr

Flight from here go to most of metropolitan cities

Bike / Car
Nagar Nigam City Bus – Lake Palace Road – Jagdish Temple

NOTE – Information mentioned above is completely based the information that i received from the tourist guide

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