Baroli Temple in Rawatbhata Chittorgarh District Rajasthan India

Here is Some Fact of Baroli Temple in Rawatbhata town of Baroli  Chittorgarh District Rajasthan India.




Location:  Rawatbhata Town Chittorgarh District Rajasthan
Built in: 8th century
Built By:Hun Rulers
Dedicated to: Lord Shiva
Significance: One of the oldest temple
Entry:Free
Photography: Allow
Temple timing: Open All Days
Visiting timing: 1 hour
Architectural style: Gurjara-Pratihara
Best time to visit: Nov to Feb
Nearest Railway station: Kota Railway station
Nearest Airport: Kota Airport



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Baroli Temple is located  in Rawatbhata Chittorgarh District Rajasthan.The Temple was built in 8th century and built by Hun Rulers.The complex of eight temples is situated within a walled enclosure; an additional temple is about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) away. They are built in the Pratihara style of temple architecture dated to the tenth century A.D. All nine temples are under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India for conservation and protection.

The temples are made out of soft sandstone (similar to that used in Chittaurgarh's Vijay Stambh) but the architecture and artwork reminds one of the Hemadpanthi and Chalukyan Temples found in the Deccan. The temples, unlike other monuments in Rajasthan are located in midst of dense green trees and lawns.

The fact that this complex is dominated by Shiva becomes evident due to a large Nandi Bull just in front of the temple. The name Ghateshwar Mahadev comes from the ghata (pot) installed at the shikara (pinnacle), nested on a lotus. It is there because one of its the phalic manifestations of Shiva (linga) looks so when inverted. I could not exactly imagine the same. 



How To Reach Baroli Temple



By Air: The Nearest Airport is Kota Airport.

By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Kota Junction Railway station.

By Road: There are many public and Private vehicles available to reach Baroli Temple in Rawatbhata.


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