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Jain Temple

Langoni Road near Digo Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
225428
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A Stunning White Temple

A relatively new temple built in 1963 ad is a good example of the mix of traditional and... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
GordonW318
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Joyful to Know Multi Cultural Environment

I was very surprise and happy to Know Multi Cultural Environment. we were able to find all... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Piyush G
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India
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This spectacular temple is adorned floor to ceiling with sculptures and figurines. Jainism holds all forms of life to be sacred.
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29 Dec 2017
“A Stunning White Temple”
3 Dec 2017
“Joyful to Know Multi Cultural Environment”
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Langoni Road near Digo Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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225428
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

A relatively new temple built in 1963 ad is a good example of the mix of traditional and contemporary architecture Well worth a visit

Thank GordonW318
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I was very surprise and happy to Know Multi Cultural Environment. we were able to find all community humans over there

Thank Piyush G
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

An ancient Jain temple built in the traditional style in white marble located right in the heart of the old town of Mombasa, amidst the narrow and noisy market lanes with hawkers aggressively selling their wares.... one feels they have gone back to the busy...More

Thank Sukesha D
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

They did not allow us in. It was very sad. They said that the rules changed a year ago prohibiting Africans/ locals from visiting the temple.

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

I am a Jain and live in NYC and was very eager to visit the Jain Temple in Mombasa and talk with people there but was treated extremely rudely and was refused entry multiple times by the guard and apparently a woman who decided that...More

4  Thank AnjaliNYC
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

If you have a hour or so to spare, this is worth a visit, the temple is clean, and looked after, it certainly makes you wonder about the years gone by.

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Reviewed 25 November 2015

I grew up in Mombasa but this was the first visit in over 30 years. This temple still has the power to awe. The coolness inside is inductive to prayer. Very intricate carving inside .

Thank astonangel3
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

One of the oldest Jain temple out side India, recently completed 50 years. Located in old town area and easily accessible. Holy place for all devotees and followers of Jainism.

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Reviewed 15 May 2015

To see the different level....for women and men's.....the pictures are so nice, everybody should see it.....but take your time, to see all the small different details......and enjoy

1  Thank Tatjana0409
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Reviewed 3 April 2015

On the last day of my stay at Mombasa.. found the temple.. actually it was there in next street of Nkrumah Road (old Fort Jesus road) in mombasa old town.... Highly magnificent and peaceful temple with high level of spirituality from Jainism... a must to...More

4  Thank NeelamShah
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