Kanch Mandir

The Kanch Mandir is one tourist site in Indore, which dazzles the visitors with its beauty and elegance. The more than hundred years old temple was built by Sir Hukumchand Seth. It is also called Seth Hukumchand Temple after its founder.

The Kanch Mandir of Indore is an exceptional temple made of glasses and mirrors. The outer portion of the temple is built with stone and concrete but the inside is decorated with numerous mirrors. Every part of the temple interiors - the floors, ceilings, walls, doors and pillars are ornamented with small and huge mirrors.

The Kanch Mandir is a pilgrim center for the Jains but it is visited by people from all religions and tourists from every corner of the world. The color glass paintings of the temple are sheer pleasure to watch. The idol of Lord Mahavira is kept in such a position that it can be seen 21times in glass reflections. This aspect of the temple has been dedicated to the 21 Tirthankaras.

Last Updated on 29th Nov 2012