Hari Rai Temple
Hari Rai Temple is situated near the Chaugan next to Gandhi Gate. The pilgrims come here to worshiped Lord Vishnu.
The temple is built up of stones and the shikhara style design makes the temple even more beautiful for the visitors.
The Lord Vishnu was worshiped in Chatumurti manifestations.
It has three faced human, lion and boar, made up of 8 different materials.
The Lord is artistically adorned with the middle finger ring, mukut, armlets, necklaces and kundals.
Temple was established in 11 century by Salabahana.
There are various niches in Hari Rai Temple that project Brahmanical deities including Shiva seated on a bull with Uma seated to his left.
Mounts of both the deities namely lion and Nandi appear on the front over the base.
While Surya seated on a chariot holding lotus bud in right hand.
The lower left hand is in varada-mudra while the corresponding hand displays abhaya-mudra.
There is view of Sitla Bridge for the tourists which is very near to the temple.
Temple has retained quite a lot of its appeal and its spiritual air.
At the entrance of the temple are shown two female deities of Ganga and Yamuna.
The image of the deity was stolen in 1971 by anti-social elements.
But was recovered in Bombay later.
Then the image was again re-established in the temple.
Many other structures such as the Gandhi Gate and the Fire Station Building were built by British in front of the temple.