Kiradu Temple Rajasthan History, Story, Mystery, Timing And Entry Fees

Kiradu Temple is one of the major temples of Rajasthan, 35 km from Barmer city. It is a group of five temples in total. These five temples are famous for the Solanki style of architecture. Let us tell you that these groups of Kiradu temples are also called Khajuraho of Rajasthan. Because these temples have remarkable and magnificent sculptures. Due to which it is a center of attraction for tourists. and attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year.

The most amazing temple in the Kiradu group of temples is the Someshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The history of KiraduTemple is very popular for lovers. If you also want to visit Barmer city of Rajasthan state. So take some time out to visit Kiradu Temple. Today we are going to tell you in detail about the grand temple through the article. So do read this article till the end.

History of Kiradu Temple

The history of Kiradutemple of Rajasthan is believed to be around 11th and 12th century AD. According to the researchers, the temple was built by King Dushalraja of the Parmar dynasty. The evidence of which is known from the many inscriptions on the walls of the temple. which define its existence until the 12th century. And those who are also related to the Chalukya dynasty.

Best Time To Visit Kiradu Temple

The best time to visit KiraduTemple Barmer and visit this beautiful city of Rajasthan is during the months of October and March. The weather remains pleasant during these months of the year in the sandy region as it is during the months. But if you are visiting Kiradutemple during summer. So it is good to travel with light cotton clothes. Because being a desert, it gets hot here in summer. And the temperature reaches above 40 degrees.

Kiradu Temple Timing And Entry Fees

Talk about the opening and closing time of Kiradu of Barmer. So KiraduTemple is open daily from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm for the tourists to visit. And it takes 1-2 hours for the complete visit of the temple. In that time you can see this temple very well. Tell the entry fee of Kiradu Barmer. So there is no entry fee for tourists to visit Kiradutemple. You can roam here by paying an entry fee.

Kiradu Temple Story

According to legend, Kiradu was deserted due to the curse of a sage. The sage left the disciple to take care of the people of Kiradu. But except the wife of a potter, no one fulfilled the wish of the sage. That is why the sage asked the woman to leave the village and go out to avoid the curse and the woman had decided to leave the village after obeying the sage.

She started leaving the village. But being forced in her husband’s love, she once tried to look back at her husband. And as soon as she looked back, the woman became the same stone idol. Which at present can be seen outside Kiradu in the same condition.

Tourist Places Around Kiradu Temple

Garh Temple

Barmer Fort

Shri Nakoda Jain Temple

Vishnu Temple

Rani Bhatiani Temple

Juna Fort and Temple

Chetamani Parasnath Jain Temple

White arena

Dev Surya Mandir

How To Reach Kiradu Temple Barmer

Tourists can reach KiraduTemple in Barmer, Rajasthan by road, air and train. The nearest airport to Barmer is Jodhpur Airport. Which is located at a distance of 220 km from Barmer. The nearest railway station to KiraduTemple is Barmer Railway Station which is well connected by rail to Jodhpur and other major cities. Barmer Bus Terminal is located near the railway station. Buses can be found for Barmer from the cities of the state including Jodhpur, Jaipur, Udaipur.

Kiradu Temple Barmer Map

Video of Kiradu Historical Temple Parmar Era

Interesting Facts

The temples of Kiradu are famous for their architecture and unique carvings.

The best time to visit here is from October to March.

Kiradu is known as Khajuraho of Rajasthan.

The group of 5 temples in Kiradu is a unique specimen of workmanship done in mythological times.

Earlier this place famous from Kirad Kot was settled by the Rajputs of Kirad dynasty.

The temple of Kiradu is famous for its architecture.

Kiradu Barmer Temple is one of the best and famous tourist places in India.

The Someshwar temple is the largest among the five temples here.

The temple is open daily from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm for the tourists to visit.


Q .What is the mystery of Kiradu Temple?

King Someshwar of the Parmar dynasty, who ruled Kiradu in the 12th century. 

Q . Who destroyed Kiradu Temple?

Kiradu were destroyed by Turushkas invaders and was restored later on.

Q .Which is the cursed temple?

Kiradu Historical Temple Parmar Era

Q .Who built Kiradu Temple?

The temples were constructed during the 11-12th century by the vassals of the Chalukya (Solanki) monarchs.

Q .Why is the Kiradu temple in ruins?

The foreign robbers looted the treasure by breaking the temples and with the passage of time the temples got ruined due to the earthquake.


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