Temples in Ratlam

When it comes to visiting beautiful temples in Madhya Pradesh then Ratlam is a must visit destination. In this deep rooted cultural city you can find some of the most beautiful and revered temples dedicted to popular deities of Hindu religion. There are many temples scattered across the city . These temples acts as a symbol of belief and trust. From ancient Bilapkeshwara Temple to beautiful Kedareshwar Temple you can find all and more in this city of Madhya Pradesh.

Ratlam famous temples

There are many ancient temples made out of rocks. The dexterity and structure of the temples are truly fascinating and enthralling. Among many temples few are recently built but equally famous and beautiful. Plenty of tourists from all over the places pay their visit to the sacred places. Along with their beauty these temples carry heritage, culture and architecture.

Bilapkeshwara Temple

This ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a typical example of Gurjara-Chalukyan style of architecture. It depicts the history, heritage and culture of the 11th century. The famous and beautiful temple is consisting of three major sections; Garbhagriha , Antarala and Mahamandapa. Like all other Chalukya style architecture this temple also has east facing section. This contemporary temple is famous for its historical importance and cultural value. Tourists visiting Ratlam must not miss any chance to visit this popular temple. This temple is also known as Veerupaksh Mahadev Temple and is situated 18 Km South-West of Ratlam and can be reached easily by road. You can board a bus or hire an auto to reach this religious place in Ratlam. You can also visit Shani Temple, Yasasiya Temple and Shri Maat Mandir while traveling to Ratlam

Location : Bilpank, Ratlam District, Madhya Pradesh

Gadankhai Mata Mandir

Temples in RatlamGadankhai Mata Mandir is one of very popular temple in Ratlam. It is the religious hub for the locals. The temple is small in size but beautifully managed and maintained. The charisma of the temple can be felt from the pretty interiors. The glazing appearance of the temple adds charm to the eyes. The beauty of the idol is equally fascinating. The temple is serving as a spot for religious activities from past. Many newly wed couple visit the temple to seek the blessings from the holy deity. Famous rituals like ‘Mundan’, shavings of head for children are carried out here. This famous temple is at around 30 km from Ratlam and can be reached easily by bus.

You can also visit famous Jangalshar Mahakal Mandir, Middle Talab Mandir and Kali Mata Mandir located at a recahable distance from Gadankhai Mata Mandir.
Location: Bajna Road, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh

Kedareshwar Temple

The Kedareshwar Temple is a fascinating and ancient temple situated at around 4 Km from famous Sailana Palace, Ratlam. This is another example of excellent dexterity and architecture. This a dedicated Shiva Temple carved out of a huge single cliff of igneous rock. The temple is a man made cave carved out of a cliff of of igneous rock. The beauty of the temple is a small stream which is situated at the top peak of the rock. However the stream is evident in the rainy seasons. The stream closes at a small pond nearby. Kedareshwar Temple is visited by many tourists. Although the main attraction of the place is as a devotional place, but many prefer it as a picnic spot too.

The temple is close to Ratlam city and at about 4 km from the famous Sailana Palace. It can be reached easily by road transport within one hour of time. While visiting this temple one should also visit nearby Mahalaxmi Temple and Shri Shantinath Digember Jain Temple while visiting the temple.

Location: Sailana Village, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh

Shiva Temple

Shiva Temple is considered as one of the most popular and visited pilgrimage of Madhya Pradesh. This temple is situated in the Jhar Village near Ratlam. This temple carries the message of efficiency in architecture and sculptures of 11th century. Standing the test of time, the temple still has many well preserved beautiful sculptures. The beauty of these sculptures has earned the admiration of the distant tourist and visitors who often got appalled by witnessing the ornately carved sculptre at the temple . The temple consists of huge Shiva Lingam which one of the tallest Lingams in India with Lord Nandi alongside.

Natural hot springs around the temple is equally enthralling and fascinating. A celebration in Shivratri is one of the major attractions of this temple. Many devote throng in awake of this holy festival.It is around 12km from Ratlam city and is situated in Jhar Village. The temple can be reached by road within one hour. Hanuman Temple, Nageshwara Temple and Sagod Jain Temple can also be visited during the trip to Jhar in Ratlam.

Location : Jhar, Ratlam District, Madhya Pradesh

Kalika Mata Temple

Ratlam has attracted many devotees by its beautifully crafted temples. Kalika Mata Temple is among them. The temple of Shakti (power) is very famous and many believe that it has great power to turn the wishes true. The three Goddesses of the temple have been crafted well. The temple has a great environment of cleanliness and simplicity. It is very popular yet so simple. Kalika Mata Temple is a center of religious activity in the city and many shops have developed around it. The popularity of the temple has made the place famous amongst the tourists. Small market area has developed around the temple catering to the need and requirements of the devotees. While traveling to Ratlam you must also visit Sai Mandir, Shri Krishna Dham and Devra Dev Narayan Temple.

Location: Kalika Mata Rd, Anand Colony, Shastri Nagar, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh 457001


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