The unbelievably spectacular tourists attractions found in Champaner, Gujurat.
Located in the western region of India in Panchmahal district, the city is famous for some of the most religious and ancient places. The real famous thing on this land is the rich history of the city that led to construction of some of the mostly visited forts, temples and masjids to date. The beautiful place is also one of the best maintained cities to attract tourists at a higher range and surely if you ever plan a trip to visit and explore Gujarat then try to not forget visit the holy lands of Champaner in Gujarat.
- Jami Masjid – Meaning the public mosque the religious place is a UNESCO Heritage Site and it does attract many people from around the globe. It is a part of Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological park and was constructed on 1513. It took around 25 years to complete its construction and was bult by Sultan Mahmud Begada. The royal Mughal architecture is to date very much mind-blowing and also it has a blend of Jain architectural style.
- Kalika Mata temple– The temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddesses that are Goddess Kalika, Goddess Kali and Goddess Bahucharamata and is highly visited by many devotees along with other tourists. The construction of the temple took place in 10th to 11th century and is considered to be one of the oldest temples in the region. The temple is located at around 762 metres above the sea level and is surrounded with a very pleasant atmosphere. The beautiful Kalila Mata Temple is also listed among the 52 Shaktipeethas in the country and as per the belief the symbolic toe of Goddess sati was fallen here and thus the temple has been described in several renowned and ancient inscriptions.
- Pavgadha fort– The fort was also constructed during the reign of Mughal ruler, Mahmud Begda and the construction of the fort took place in the 10th century. The historical fort is located at the hilltop and has the oldest style of architecture found in the region of Champaner. Also, the fort is situated in a breath-taking landscape making the entire fort look very majestic and glorious to date. There are several Hindu and Jain temples found here and is visited by many.
- The Lakulisa temple– The temple is located at the top of the Pavagadh hill and it dates back to the 10th century. As per the belief the temple was constructed by Lakulisa who is considered to be the founder of Pashupata Shaivism. The Pashupata Shaivism is the oldest Shaivite schools and although now the temple is a bit ruined the intricate carvings and sculptures successfully attract tourist at a wide range. The temple is very much famous among the worshippers of Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesh as many of their sculptures are found here and the remarkable architecture of the temple is very astonishing.
- Kevada Mosque– The mosque was bult by Mahmud Begada and is renowned for the nature’s beauty here. The UNESCI World Heritage site is famous for its Mausoleum and beautifully carved mehrabs. The design of mosque with the carved domes and huge pillars are primary attraction of the holy place and is again visited by many tourists every year.