Places to Visit Near Anand

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Places to Visit Near Anand

Here is the list of 13 Places to Visit Near Anand

1. Himmatnagar - The Town on the Bank of the River Hathmati

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Himmatnagar is located in the Sabarkantha district of Gujarat, India. The municipality is the administrative headquarters of the region which is located on the banks of the river Hathmathi. The city was established in the 15th century and is a place with a rich history. There are several historic forts around the city, all of which can be traced back to the stories from centuries ago. There are some notable Jain temple around the city which are a must-visit. It is also the centre for the ceramic industry in the state.

2. Sardar Sarovar Dam, Gujarat

Located near Navagam in Gujarat, Sardar Sarovar Dam is a massive gravity dam built on the River Narmada which was built to conserve water and help the environment and the people around. The foundation of the project was laid down by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1961 and the construction work for the same was started in 1979. Today, this dam helps provide drinking water to the neighbouring villages and also helps with irrigation, and hydro-power for all of Gujarat.

3. Dandi, Surat

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Well known for its historical significance, Dandi in Surat is a beautiful beach destination. The scenic beauty combined with its rich history make it a favourite among all tourists visiting this place. This beach is the perfect amalgamation of untouched beauty and bubbling tourism. The Seashore is a beautiful sight to behold, and the silky sand just adds another dimension to its beauty.

4. Modhera, Gujarat

Modhera is an ancient village in the state of Gujarat, famed for housing the remains of the Sun Temple built by the Chalukya dynasty is a true historical treasure. The village is surrounded by a mystical aura that the Sun Temple brings along, it is also a hub for spirituality and culture. Modhera gives you a glimpse into the glory days of the royal lineage of the Chalukyas and is one of the finest testaments of the architectural excellence of the past. If history entices then this place is perfect for you with the village being neck deep in historical relics, structures and legends.

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5. Statue of Unity, Gujarat

Statue of Unity is a memorial to The Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The statue has been erected to propagate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's vision of India and to inspire the Citizens of India through his patriotism and freedom struggle. The Bronze statue of the founding father of the Republic of India stands 182 metres tall grabbing the attention of the whole world as the 'Tallest statue in the World'. The statue of Unity is Located in Gujrat, by the banks of River Narmada on the River Island of Sadhu Bet overlooking the Narmada Dam (Sardar Sarovar Dam) from 3.2 km away.

6. Gandhinagar, Gujarat

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Known For : Akshardham Temple Adalaj Stepwell Children's Park, Gandhinagar

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Gandhinagar, the capital city of Gujarat, is located at a distance of around 23 km from Ahmedabad on the western bank of Sabarmati river. Gandhinagar, one of India's few planned cities encompasses Akshardham Temple, one of the country's most beautiful temple. Gandhinagar offers a rich cultural heritage, beautiful temples and serene environment to all its visitors. 

Best Time: October to March

7. Bhavnagar, Gujarat - The Hub of Diamond Industry

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Known For : Gaurishankar Lake Nilambag Palace Shopping in Bhavnagar

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Located at the southern tip of Gujarat peninsula, Bhavnagar is known as the cultural centre of the state of Gujarat. Literary achievers like Govardhan Tripathi, Kavi Kant, Narsihm Mehta and Ganga Sati have their roots in Bhavnagar. While on one side, you'd see the careless waves of Gulf of Khambat, on the other hand, you can see the busiest port of ocean trading in India.

Best Time: October to January

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8. Patan, Gujarat - Rani Ki Vav - UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Known For : Rani ki Vav Sahastralinga Talav

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Rani Ka Vav, the latest Indian entrant to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site is situated here, making Patan one of the newest tourist hubs in India.  Patan is a treasure trove of architectural gems and ancient temples that has a history dating back to the medieval period. As the royal entrance gates open into a city comfortably residing within the huge walls that surround it, you will be welcomed by the ancient yet young and warm city of Patan. 

Best Time: October to March

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9. Surat, Gujarat - Diamond City of India

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Known For : Dutch Garden Dumas Beach Hajira Village

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Surat, having its name associated with Saurashtra (the good land), is a port city in Gujarat. The second most populated city in the state, Surat is a global diamond cutting centre and a commercial hub of textiles. Known as 'the city of flyovers', it attracts tourists who are interested in the colonial history of the region and the exotic wildlife.

Best Time: October to March

10. Bhavnagar, Gujarat - The Hub of Diamond Industry

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Known For : Gaurishankar Lake Nilambag Palace Shopping in Bhavnagar

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Located at the southern tip of Gujarat peninsula, Bhavnagar is known as the cultural centre of the state of Gujarat. Literary achievers like Govardhan Tripathi, Kavi Kant, Narsihm Mehta and Ganga Sati have their roots in Bhavnagar. While on one side, you'd see the careless waves of Gulf of Khambat, on the other hand, you can see the busiest port of ocean trading in India.

Best Time: October to January

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11. Vadla, Ahmedabad

Vadla is an up and coming haven for migratory birds making their way to the marshy wetlands of Gujarat, just a short drive away from Ahmedabad. Vadla still remains relatively unknown and undiscovered in comparison to the Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary and is a hidden gem only known to the locals. Because of the scanty tourist populace and minimal interference in the natural habitat of the birds, Vadla provides you with a direct unperturbed access and exceptional views of the birds who are very sensitive to human presence. 

12. Vadodara, Gujarat

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Known For : Laxmi Vilas Palace Sayaji Baug (Kamati Baug) Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park

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Vadodara or Baroda is a cosmopolitan city located in Gujarat. Home to some of the most exemplary displays of architecture, Vadodara is a fitting memorial to Maratha leader Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III who had envisioned a dream to make this Big City an educational, industrial and commercial centre. 

Best Time: October to March

13. Champaner-Pavagadh, Gujarat

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Known For : Kalika Mata Temple Pavagadh Fort Jain Temples in Pavagadh

Being included in the elite list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites across the globe, this marvellous archaeological park set in the heart of the city of Champaner and amidst the Pavagadh hills is one of the most sought after places in Gujarat. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park holds a lot of historical as well as mythological significance in itself. The Park comprises of umpteen number of splendid architectural wonders consisting of both Hindu & Islamic styles of design. 

Best Time: October to February

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