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Temperature :
Summer: 40-22C
Winter: 33-12 C

Best Season :
Throughout the year

Clothing :
Tropical

Languages spoken :
Gujarati, Hindi

STD Code:
02848

Tourist Office:
Manager, Hotel Sumeru (TCGL),
Station Road, Palitana,
Tel: 252327.

The Munim,
Anandji-Kalyanji Pedhi,
Palitana,
Tel: 252147.

TCGL,
1st Floor, Khetan Bhavan,
196, J. Tata Road,
Churchgate,
Mumbai – 400020
Tel: 022-22024925,
Email: [email protected]

alt51km southwest of Bhavnagar, Palitana is famous destination in Gujarat for being the base to the Shatrunjaya hill on which stands a conglomeration of 863 exquisitely carved Jain shrines built by devotees during a period spanning 900 years from the 11th century onwards. Along with Mts. Abu, Girnar and Chandragiri, Shatrunjaya is one of the most sacred places for the Jains.

Notable shrines are those of Shri Adishwara, Chaumukh, Kumarpal, Vimalsha, Sampritiraja, Bhulavani, Astapada and Shahastrakuta. The ascent to the temples is by a flight of 3490 steps and generally takes about 2 hours. The panoramic views of surrounding landscape as well as religious activities will provide you peace of mind.
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