Places to visit in Banaskatha Palanpur
The Banaskantha district is one of the main districts of Gujarat. It is situated on the banks of the main river, Banaskantha. Banaskantha was named after this river. The Temple of Ambaji is the main attraction in the Banaskantha district. There are a lot of things to do in Banaskantha district, located near the border of Gujarat and Rajasthan. Let us know about the best places to visit in Banaskantha.
Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary Banaskantha
The main tourist site in Banaskantha district, the Jaisore Wildlife Sanctuary is built on the Rajasthan-Gujarat border. It offers a scenic view of Sunrise Point, and there are facilities for staying in this sanctuary. You can stay here in cottages and dormitory rooms. Camping is available here.
Shri Kedarnath Mahadev Temple Banaskantha
In the Banaskantha district, this temple is located within the Jessore Wildlife Sanctuary. It is reached via more than 300 steps. A Shivaling has been installed in the temple’s sanctum sanctorum. The temple is said to have been the residence of the Pandavas, who worshipped Lord Shiva here in ancient times. Within the temple premises, you can find Ganga Ji Kund and Jamuna Ji Kund, which have clean water.
Shri Vishwaeshwar Mahadev Temple Banaskantha
Lord Shiva is worshipped at this temple. On Mahashivratri and Shravan Somvar[Monday], there is a lot of crowds here.
Dantiwada Dam Banaskantha
This dam is built on the Banas river, this dam has 10 gates.
Ranitank Mahadev Temple Banaskantha
Shiva Shankar is the deity of this temple. This temple is built on top of a hill. The temple can be reached by stairs.
Balaram Palace Banaskantha
The construction of this palace took place between 1922 and 1936. Palanpur’s royal family built this palace.
Ambaji Temple Banaskantha
This temple is in the Banaskantha district, close to the Rajasthan-Gujarat border. Since ancient times, this temple has been revered, and many devotees come here to see the Mother Goddess. The heart of Goddess Sati is said to have fallen here, and the Shaktipeeth was built on this site. This temple is magnificent.
Kamakshi Devi Temple Banaskantha
This temple was constructed in the South Indian style. This temple honors the Goddess Kamakshi.
Paniyari Waterfall Banaskantha
In the Banaskantha district, Panayari Falls is a natural tourist attraction. The waterfall is surrounded by dense forest. It is accessible only by foot.
Hawai Pillar Banaskantha
The Hawaiian Pillar is a historical monument of Banaskantha. It was built by the British in 1824. It is used for measuring atmospheric pressure.