Hastinapur

Places to visit in Hastinapur

AshtapadAccording to a popular belief, Ashtapad exists in the high mountain range of Himalayas, some 160 miles ahead of Badrinath. It is believed that it was here that the first Tirthankara, Bhagwan Rishabhdev attained his salvation, Maharaja Bharat Chakravarti built a palace on the spot in the Ashtapad mountains and decorated it with diamonds.

Bada Digambar Jain MandirHastinapur is considered one of the most important pilgrimage centers for Jains. The Bada Digambar Mandir is a beautiful temple situated on a 40 ft high hillock.

Bhai Dharam Singh GurudwaraIt is a beautiful Gurudwara located in Saifpur village 2.5 kms away from Hastinapur. This Gurudwara is considered to be one of the most holiest pilgrimage centers of the Sikh community.

Jambudweep Jain TirthA huge complex comprising of various Jain temples designed in different designs, Jambudweep is an important pilgrimage site for Jains. Some of the architecture within this campus is quite unique and it attracts various architecture enthusiasts as well.

Shastri NagarAbu lane, Begum bridge and central market in Shastri nagar are considered good places to shop in. Shastri Nagar is 36kms far from Hastinapur.

Shopping in HastinapurSports items from Meerut are considered high quality and are always looked out for.

What to eat in Hastinapur : Local Food and CuisineBeing a Jain pilgrimage, most of the food here is vegetarian and Jain food is also easily available. The taste is typical North Indian and most of the eating joints serve simple food.

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