Places to Visit in Dahod
Dahod, a district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is situated on the banks of river Dudhimati. In 1618, Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb was born in the fort of Dahod.
The people living in the district are mostly rural. Moreover, a majority of the residents of the community are Tribals, mostly Bhils. Dahod is a large town of historical and commercial importance by serving as administrative headquarters of Taluka Jhalod in Dahod District, Gujarat State, India.
Devzari Mahadev Temple
An ancient temple of located at Rozam village, Devzari Mahadev is on the outskirt of National Highway in Dahod district. It is just 14 km away from Dahod district. Shivratri is the important day in this temple.
Ratanmahal Sloth bear sanctuary in Dahod district is a national park, which covers forests of 11 villages. This wildlife reserve houses an area of 55 km. And it is notified as protected zone for bears here. This sanctuary is famous for its variety of flora and fauna.
It is situated in Gadhada village in Taluka Fatehpur, District Dahod. It’s a holy place of faith for tribals of Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh for Guru Govind Singh. The entire area is blessed with beautiful hills surrounded by scattered forests. Backwaters of Kadana dam are very near to this area.
Panchkrishna temple is located at Therka village of Zalod taluka in Dahod. It is a historical temple of a 12th century. According to, myth, Pandavas, during their forest dwelling stayed here and discovered this holy reign.
Bavka Shiva Temple
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has recently decided to restore this 12th-century Shiv temple in Bavka, an eternal village located about 14km from Dahod. According to locals, Bavka Shiv temple was built by a devadasi (a temple dancer) in a single night.
Made during 746-483 B.C. this temple is declared as historical monument due to its unique architecture.
Dudhar Dev Shiv Mandir
Dudhar Dev is located in Chakaliya town in Dahod district. A temple of Shiva and Hanuman carved with beautiful stones is a must visit. There is a tank near this temple.
Najmi Masjid is famous as the tallest landmark in Dahod. It was inaugurated in the year 2002 AD by the 52nd Dai Al Mutlaq, His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin Saheb. In fact, the mosque is the biggest of all mosques belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra community.
Aurangzeb Fort or Aurangzeb no Killo fort is one of the top attractions of Dahod city. This historical monument was constructed in 1618 A.D. under the supervision of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan as an ideal place for travelers and other visitors to rest. Within the fort premises, there’s an old mosque that serves as a place to offer prayers on a daily basis by the past rulers. It has been built as a mark of recognition of his son Aurangzeb’s birth.
Another Important Tourist Destination and calm lake to visit for the tourists. The most notable aspect of this lake is its surrounding area, and there are multiple food joints available here for the delighting of visitors.
Almost 100 years old, Desaiwada Mandir is another important religious attraction of Dahod. Located on the way towards Station Road in Dahod city. The temple dedicated to Lord Krishna that witnesses the most significant aspect of a cultural event, which happens every year, known as Matki Breaking (Matki Fodd).