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Jain Centre

Open Now: 08:30 - 20:30
Open today: 08:30 - 20:30
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A haven of spirituality

A lovely building that is full of character with lots of detail and there are ever helpful... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
27Manu42
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
A 'little bit of India' in the heart of Leicester..

Situated on the Inner Circle Road, entering the Jain Centre, one enters a different world. The... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2012
AndrewA64
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 Jul 2018
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28 Nov 2016
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Jain Centre 32 Oxford Street, Leicester LE1 5XU, England
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Being of caucasian I visited and was willing to except that just maybe there is hope for a world without racism but alas even though it was within the stated opening hours i was unable to gain entry so i can assume they have little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

It was very interesting to hear more about jainism and their life. The person explaining was very open and friendly, didn't shy away from even the most ackward questions :) Upstairs temple is quite suprising, and beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank NinaSula
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing architecture! Fascinating immersion in Indian culture and to be precise into Jainism. Jainism is an ancient religion from India that teaches that the way to liberation and bliss is to live a life of harmlessness and renunciation. The aim of Jain life is to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Amin A
Reviewed 30 July 2015

A lovely building that is full of character with lots of detail and there are ever helpful volunteers at hand to offer explanations to anyone who is interested;very peaceful and and a good place in Leicester to rest tired legs and feed the mind.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank 27Manu42
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This place is very peaceful. I would say it was a perfect stress release experience for me. Knowing the spiritual basic of this religion motivated me a lot on ways of living life. Interior is enormously beautiful. There is free entry. I would definitely visit...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Myk_Shah
Reviewed 23 August 2013

This is a truly special place - beautifully crafted, the smell of incense and a place to get away from it all. Simply brilliant and most welcoming - free entry

Date of experience: October 2012
4  Thank IndianCricketFAN
Reviewed 30 May 2013

This is a beautiful, interesting building, it is like another world when you go inside. We weren't sure about going into such a place as we aren't religious, but we were made to feel welcome and the displays gave us a real insight into Jainism....More

Date of experience: May 2013
5  Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed 10 June 2012

Situated on the Inner Circle Road, entering the Jain Centre, one enters a different world. The Temple is beautifully designed in traditional style - a very peaceful place of Indian (Jain) spirituality. Very interesting to watch the worshippers. We were warmly welcomed and appreciated the...More

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank AndrewA64
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Made very welcome guided tour interesting free entrance very spiritual

Date of experience: January 2012
3  Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 2 November 2011

One of the only Jain temples built in a traditional way outside India. Superb architectural site. Must visit.

Date of experience: October 2011
3  Thank jatingandhi
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