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North Gujarat

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North Gujarat is in India.

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  • 1 Gandhinagar — administrative capital of Gujarat, city of Akshardham Temple and the second planned Green City
  • 2 Ambaji — a town noted for its history and mythology. Famous for its marble and granite mines
  • 3 Himatnagar — a city noted for its ceramic industry. Himatnagar has many beautiful temples, the Maharaja Himmat Singh Fort and holds a wide range of festivals during the year
  • 4 Idar — located on the Idar hills, Idar is known for its temples and beautiful architectural monuments
  • 5 Kadi
  • 6 Mehsana — a city in the Mahesana District
  • 7 Palanpur — a once heavily fortified town with several temples dedicated to Hinduism and Jainism
  • 8 Patan — ancient fortified town.
  • 9 Tajpur — a village in Prantij Taluka in Sabar Kantha District of Gujarat State
  • 10 Khedbrahma — a city in Sabarkantha district.
  • 11 Vadnagar — an ancient historical town.

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  • 1 Roda Group of Temples (Temples at Khed and Roda), Near Raisinghpura (Roda) village (18 km from Himatnagar on Khed-Tasiya Road). The 8th-9th century dated seven Hindu temples built during Gurjara-Pratihara or Rashtrakuta period. Considered as the fountainhead of all classical temples of Gujarat. Free. Roda Group of Temples (Q29863682) on Wikidata Roda Group of Temples on Wikipedia
  • 2 Juna Bhavnath Temple, Mau, Near Mau viilage (6km away from Bhiloda). This 1300 years old temple has a reservoir, kund, named Bhrigukund which believed to cure leprosy if bathed in its water. There is a temple dedicated to Shiva and temple dedicated to the son of Bhrigu, Avan Rishi. The place is situated on the banks of Hathmati river dam. The fair is organised on the last Monday of Shraavana month of Hindu calendar and on Mahashivratri which is visited by large number of people. Free. Bhavnath Temple, Mau (Q20746083) on Wikidata Bhavnath Temple, Mau on Wikipedia
  • 3 Polo Group of Monuments and the Vijaynagar Forest (Polo Forest), Near Abhapur village. There are several ruined ancient Hindu and Jain temples which are more than 500 years old. Free. Polo forest (Q20816980) on Wikidata Polo Forest on Wikipedia
  • Sapteshwar Mahadev temple, 1.5km from Arsodia village (2 km from Fudeda village of Mehsana district, 32 km from Idar and 30 km from Himatnagar). Confluence of Sabarmati and Debhol rivers, this is place of natural beauty. The kund and a temple housing seven linga of Shiva is ancient and associated with lores of Saptarishis. Free.
  • Mahakali temple, Sampad village. Constructed by king of erstwhile Idar state in 15th century for the fulfillment of wish of child. Free.
  • Brahmaji temple and stepwell, Khedbrahma. Free.
  • Brahmaji temple, Khedbrahma. The rare temple of Brahma built circa 1400. Free.
  • Mini Pavagadh, Vaktapur village (8 km from Himatnagar). 300 years old temple dedicated to Mahakali is popular in pilgrims. Fairs are organised on Janmashtami and Mahashivaratri. Free.

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