Temple sights in Leicester
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Leicester's Indian citizens have constructed dozens of mosques and temples, including several right in the centre.
Housed in a converted church, the Jain Centre caters to followers of an ancient religion that rose in India at the same time as Buddhism. Fronted with gleaming white marble, the lavish interior recalls the ancient sandstone temples at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. Remove your shoes before entering.
Although outwardly plain, the Guru Nanak Gurdwara contains an engaging museum dedicated to Sikh culture and history, with an impressive model of the Golden Temple in Amritsar.