Places to Visit in Panchmahal (Godhra)

Places to Visit in Panchmahal (Godhra)

Panchmahal (or Panch Mahal) located in the eastern part of the Gujarat state. The district headquarters are located at Godhra. Panch Mahal means “Five Palaces” from the region namely Baria, Jambughoda, Lunawada, Santrampur and Champaner.

Champaner, a UNESCO World Heritage site is located in this area, and many other things are also present here to see in this region.

Hot water Spring

hot water spring godhra

Godhra is known for the natural hot water spring that contains sulphur which is claimed to have medicinal properties. It is located in Tuwa, and most of the people visit this place for taking a bath in hot water. It is also believed that Saint Sharbang and Lord Ramchandrari stayed in an ashram located near the area.

Kanelav Talav

Kanelav Talav
It is a pond set in a scenic setting, has offered refuge to generations of Godhra residents. It has beautiful surrounding and a check-dam. With the help of local institutes and organisation, Rotary Club Godhra have developed impressive infrastructure at Kanelav, popularly known as Kanelav Picnic Point.

Ram Sagar Talav

It is another pond in the centre of the town offers an additional focal point that serves as a place to calm up and socialise. Divided into tow parts, Ram Sagar Talav has a single small drainage that links them. At its centre is landscaping where a statue of Sri Swami Vivekananda has been erected.

Worship places

worship places in panchmahal
One of the religious places in India, Godhra has four temples for Vaishnav Sampraday (Vaishnav community), out of which, two temples are for Lord Gokulanathji and one each for Lord Gusaiji and Lord Mahaprabhuji.
There is a grand 14th-century temple in a place named Rathanpur, located to the south of Godhra which is known for its sculptures and a beautiful arch.
Other temples located in town are Tirthankar Bhagawan Shantinath which has the main idol. The Swaminarayan temple, Gokulnathji Mandir and the Ankleshwar Mahadev temple.
Along with that Ramji Mandir and Kalka Mata temple both remnants of Scindia’s regime.
Godhra is a holy place for the followers of the Datta Sampradaya as it is the birthplace of famous saint Rang Avadhoot of Nareshwar. Other places of worship in Godhra are the Old Methodist Church, the Jhakurkhan Ara Masjid and the Bohra Masjid.

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