Top places to visit in Champaner-Pavagadh

Here are the top 8 places to visit in Champaner-Pavagadh

1. Kalika Mata Temple

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The oldest and the most celebrated temple in the vicinity of the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is the Kalika Mata Temple. A long flight of steps leads one to this temple as it is located at a cliff at quite an altitude in between the dense forests near Halol.

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2. Fort of Pavagadh and the ruined Hindu and Jain Temples

3 kms
from city center

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As the name suggests, this fort is situated atop the Pavagadh hill and is an integral part of the Pavagadh hill landscape. Inside this outstanding fort, lay many religious structures and one of them being the very famous Lakulish Temple in the Mauliya plateau.

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3. Jami Masjid

1 kms
from city center

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Jami Masjid, also known as Jama Masjid of Champaner is located about 150 feet (46 m) east of the city walls. Dating back to the 15th century, it is widely considered as one of the finest mosques in western India.

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4. Lakulisa temple

3 kms
from city center

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Lakulisa temple sits calmly atop the Pavagadh hill. This temple dates back to the 10th century and was constructed by Lakulisa, who was the founder of Pashupata Shaivism which was one of the oldest and prominent Shaivite schools.

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5. Jain temples

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Given, the immense amount of population of Jains in the state of Gujarat, the Jain temples have always been an important part here.

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6. Kevada mosque

1 kms
from city center

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Kevada Masjid was constructed amid a lot of greenery and open spaces, which is not the most common thing in Islam. The most interesting part about this mosque is its mausoleum and the globe shaped domes.

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7. Lila Gumbaj Ki Masjid

1 kms
from city center

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This masjid is situated on a high pedestal and has a facade with a vaulted entrance at the center and is accompanied by two other lateral arches on both its sides.

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8. Nagina Masjid and Cenotaph

1 kms
from city center

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This splendid two storied edifice is located about 0.75 miles (1.21 km) to the south of the citadel. Nagina Masjid is also known as the Jewel mosque because Nagina translates to jewel in English and is constructed in pure white marble.

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