The Palitana temples of Jainism are situated on Shatrunjaya slope in the city of Palitana in Bhavnagar area, Gujarat, India. The city of a similar name, referred to beforehand as Padliptapur, has been named "City of Temples". There are around 863 marble-cut sanctuaries on the slopes spread generally in nine groups, some being immense sanctuary buildings, while most little in size. The principle sanctuary is committed to Rishabhanatha, the primary Tirthankara; it is the holiest place of worship for the Svetambara Murtipujaka organization. The fundamental sanctuary is come to by venturing up 3500 stages.
Alongside Shikharji in the territory of Jharkhand, the two destinations are considered the holiest of all journey puts by the Jain community. Jains trust that a visit to this gathering of sanctuaries is basic as a rare opportunity to accomplish nirvana or salvation. As the sanctuary city was worked to be a residence the celestial, nobody is permitted to remain medium-term, including the clerics. The Gulf of Cambay is toward the south of the Shatrunjaya Hills, and Bhavnagar city is toward the north of the slopes with the Shetrunji River streaming in between. The sanctuary complex on the slopes is found 56 kilometers 35 mi southwest of Bhavnagar. The Palitana Temples are arranged at the twin summits and the seat connecting them.