PM Modi will visit Gujarat’s Pavagadh today: Know everything about the historical places of Western India

PM on the occasion of his mother’s 100th birthday Narendra Modi is on one two day tour of gujarat As part of his itinerary, he will visit Pavagadh, which has been a major tourist attraction since its global recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the famous pilgrimage site of Pavagadh temple called Kalika Mata Mandir, PM Modi will hoist the flag atop the redeveloped temple after offering prayers there.

A press release by the Gujarat Information Department said, “After the ascent of Pavagadh in the fifteenth century, the spire of the temple was dilapidated for the last five centuries. The summit has now been redesigned in a new way.”

According to incredibleindia.orgThe temple is situated on the top of Pavagadh Hill, 762 m above sea level, and is the oldest in the region, dating to the 10th–11th centuries. There are other Hindu and Jain temples from the 13th-15th centuries.

Know everything about Pavagadhi of Panchmahal district

The website said that the historical and religious place of Pavagadh, In the base town of Champaner, divided into three phases. “The hill of Pavagadh rises from Champaner in three stages: first the ruined fort, then the palace and middle fort and finally the upper fort with Jain and Hindu temples,” it reads.

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While the Mahakali temple attracts thousands of pilgrims every day, Pavagadh is a tribal area. The area of ​​Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park was inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2004.

Places to visit

Apart from Mahakali Temple, here are some other places that must be in your itinerary

Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
Manchi Fort
Navlakha Kothari
Jami Masjid
Jain Temple
Teliya Talav

How to get there?

This place is well connected to major cities of India by rail and road. Champaner is 45 km from Vadodara, which can be reached by bus or private vehicles. One can hire a car in Vadodara to drive from Champaner-Pavagadh, which is the best option if you want to combine the trip with other sites like Jambughoda. The nearest airport is Rajkot airport.

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