(Last Updated on : 23/06/2015)
The Jain temple of Bhojpur is famous for the colossal statue of Mahavir, 20 feet high and two statues of Parsvnath. There are three images of Tirthankaras also inside the temple, situated close to Bhojeshwar Temple. The pattern and architecture of both these temple are similar, pointing out that both the temples were built around the same time.
Getting There at Jain Temple, Bhojpur , Madhya Pradesh
By Air :
Bhopal is the nearest airport which is at a distance of 28 km. Hire a taxi or take a bus for half an hour drive to Bhojpur.
Nearest rail junction is also at Bhopal. It is an important railhead in Central India and is connected to all the major cities of India.
Bhojpur is connected to Bhopal from where you can get bus to all most all parts of Madhya Pradesh. Hired taxis and three wheeler autos are the prominent mode of transport inside the city. Buses and cycle rickshaws are also there. However the most interesting way of going around in Bhojpur is to hire a tanga .
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