Lodhurva Jain temple is a Jain temple, Located in the Lodhruva village of Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan. The Lodurva Jain Temple is located 16 kms away from the Jaisalmer city. Lodurva, the ancient capital city of Bhatti Rajputs was once a flourishing city but lost most of the splendor when the Bhattis shifted their capital to Jaisalmer. Nakoda is a major attraction due to the age-old ruined Jain temples. The most mesmerizing experience will be the peacock dance amid exotic Lodurva ruins.
In the 9th century, Deoraj, a famous prince of the Bhati Rajput clan, captured Lodhruva from another Rajput clan and made it his capital. The city stood on an ancient trade route through the Thar Desert, which also vulnerable to frequent attacks. Mahmud of Ghazni laid siege on the city in 1025 AD, in the coming decades the city, now more vulnerable was repeatedly attacked by foreign invaders. Later it was again attack and sacked by Muhammad Ghori in 1152 AD, which eventually led to its abandonment and established in new capital Jaisalmer by subsequent ruler, Rawal Jaisal, 16-km away on a more secure Trikuta Hill in 1156 AD, where the present fortress stand today. The place was also the setting for the doomed-loved story of Princess Mumal and Mahendra, the prince of Amarkot, recounted in local folklore and songs.
Today, it is a popular tourist destination, known for its architectural ruins and surrounding sand dunes. Apart from that Ludrawa is also famous for the Jain Temple dedicated to 23rd Tirthankara, Parshvnath destroyed in 1152 AD when Muhammad Ghori sacked the city. The temples were rebuilt in the late 1970s, are reminders of the city's former glory. Other places are Hinglaj mata temple, Chamunda mata temple, and Old temple of Shiv.