Bathery Jain Temple
Wayanad, a place that is famous for the verdant greeneries and wildlife has also heritage that makes it unique from other tourist destinations. One such heritage site in Wayanad is Bathery Jain Temple. Located at Kidanganad, Sultan Bathery is one of the most popular Jain temples in Kerala. Built during the Vijayanagar rule during the 13th century, this place was first used as a shrine and later as a trade centre. But centuries later, the then ruler, Tipu Sultan used this for storing ammunition. As Tipu’s army used this temple to store ammunition or bathery, the town got its name Sultan Bathery.
The architecture and design of this Jain temple is strongly influenced by the architectural style of the Vijayanagar dynasty. It is built with massive granite pillars with beautiful carvings and is well-known for its amazing architecture and charming sculptures. This Jain temple in Sultan Bathery also showcases the influence of Jain culture and lifestyle on the people of Sultan Bathery. Visit this place while you stay at our Wayanad Coffee Trail Resort near Bathery Jain Temple.
This Jain temple in Bathery is now a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India. You can visit this place anytime during the year and is open to tourists on all days of the week. The timings to visit this Jain Temple in Bathery is from 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Apart from the Bathery Jain Temple, there are other temples nearby. Some famous ones are Punchavayal and Puthanangadi. Though they are partly ruined these temples have an architectural splendour which will surely leave one in awe. Enjoy a visit to Bathery Jain Temple while you stay at Wayanad Coffee Trail Resort, which is one of the best resorts, hotels near Bathery Jain Temple, Wayanad. Make sure you check-in to our hotel in Wayanad so that you can have a comfortable stay while you explore the nearby attractions.