(Last Updated on : 12-08-2010)
Sanganer is located on the Tonk Road. It is 16 kilometers away from the city of Jaipur. The town of Sanganer is famous for its handicrafts. As a result tourists who visit Jaipur unfailingly drop into Sanganer. Besides the handicrafts there are ancient ruins that make the visit of the travelers all the more worthwhile.
Rajasthani towns have more to them than just being historically significant. This town, in particular, is popular as the biggest center for handmade paper industry and hand printed apparels. Though the craft
is centuries old but the products that are being created by the artisans are contemporary and classy. The travelers will be induced to buy such items. The very essence of Rajasthan
revolves around colors. This is one state that has always been associated with terms as vigor, vibrant and beauty. Hence the art products that are available at Sanganer are resplendent.
Coming back to the temples one of the major attractions of Sanganer is the Shri Digambar Jain Temple. The Jain temples
are always well known for their architectural grandeur. The main features of the temple are its massive shikhara or steeples. The main idol in the temple belongs to Lord Parshwanath. Besides this the other attraction is the Sanganer Fort. Though it is in runs but the magnificent interiors are still visible for the travelers. Apart from the carvings the place oozes with a feel of antiquity that it puts it in a different league from the other local attractions.