Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

  • 4.5

    Location: M64P+7CQ, Netaji Subhash Marg, Opposite Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours

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    Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is one of the oldest Jain temples in Delhi., which is popularly known as  Lal Mandir. It is located near the red fort. Manstambha pillar stands in front of the temple beside the main devotional area of ​​the temple on the first floor.


    People Spending time in Shri Digambar Jain Lal MandirIt is famous for Its beauty and architecture. In this temple, birds are given free treatment. It takes inspiration from the message of ‘live and let live’ given by Bhagwan Mahavir. It is mostly popular for aesthetic architecture, beautiful carvings, and pure gold artwork. The frescos. Purusha, Samvathsar, Jnan Panchami, and Deepawali are the major festivals celebrated at the temple. We highly recommend you visit at the time of these festivities.


    Historical Places in Shri Digambar Jain Lal MandirIn 1658, The temple was originally built, later enlarged and renovated in the early nineteenth century. during the Mughal period, People said that a temporary structure to house a Jain temple was being permitted to be built and the main deity was Tirthankara Parshva. However, the Temple consisted of three marble idols, and they were kept under the supervision of a Jain officer, who belonged to the Mughal Army.

    Inside/Outside Views

    The Mandir is the oldest building in the town, and also is known as an avian veterinary hospital. It is called the Jain Birds Hospital, in a second building behind the main temple also The Birds Hospital, the only institution of its kind in the world, has been run for 60 years, and treats about 15,000 birds a year.

    There is also a bookstore in the temple where a wide range of books on Jainism is available. apart from unique collections of books related to the religion. The management of This temple is amazing.

    Opening Hours

    6 AM–12 PM
    5:30–9 PM

    6 AM–12 PM
    5:30–9 PM

    (Republic Day)
    6 AM–12 PM
    5:30–9 PM
    Hours might differ

    6 AM–1 PM
    5:30–9 PM

    6 AM–12 PM
    5:30–9 PM

    6 AM–1 PM
    5:30–9 PM

    6 AM–12 PM
    5:30–9 PM

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free of cost.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport from here.

     By Rail: Delhi Junction railway station is the nearest railway from here.

    By Road: In old Delhi city bus services are so good, and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach there.

    Tips for Travellers

    Take a small bag Where you can carry all the essential. 


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: No, it is not allowed inside the temple.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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