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Palanpur is an important city in the district of Banaskantha in the western state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarter and the largest city in the district. The town got its name from the Palansi Chauhans who came and occupied the city......Read more on Palanpur


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Jain Temples, Palanpur
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Palanpur is famous for its relation to Jainism. Great Jain saint Jagadguru Shri Hirsurishwarji was born in this city. His house is located just opposite to Mota Dehrasar. Even the famous Jain saint Acharya Shri Somsundarsurishwarji was born in this city, which was the main inspiration behind... Read More »
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Balaram Mahadev Temple, Palanpur
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  • Type: Place of Worship
The Balaram Mahadev temple is about 14 km from the city region of Palanpur and is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Read More »
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Keerti Stambh Victory Tower, Palanpur
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  • Type: Monument
The 22 m high Tower of Fame was built by a wealthy Jain merchant in the 12 century A.D. and is dedicated to Adinathji, the first of the Tirthankaras. The tower is decorated with Jain Pantheons. Read More »
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Balaram Palace Resort, Palanpur
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
This place once used to be a resting place for the Lohani Nawab of the Palanpur region. The place which used to be a hunting retreat once has now been converted into a palace resort. The palace was originally built by the 29th ruler of Palanpur in between the year 1922 to 1936. The unique... Read More »
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Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary, Palanpur
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  • Type: Sanctuary
Located in the district of Banaskantha is the Jessore Sloth Bear sanctuary, which is about 45 km from the region of Palanpur. This region was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1978 in the month of May. The bear sanctuary covers a total land area of 180.66 sq km in the adjoining space... Read More »
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