Champaner City -UNESCO World Heritage Site

Champaner City -UNESCO World Heritage Site



The Sightseeing in Champaner are as follows :

  • Champaner
  • Helical ventured well
  • Sakar Khan's Dargah
  • City Gate close Kasbin Talao
  • Bastion dividers
  • City dividers at south-east corner of the bastion going up the slope
  • East and South Bhadra Gates
  • Sahar ki Masjid (Bohrani)
  • Three cells inside the bastion divider between Sahar ki Masjid the nearby reserve Dharmashala
  • Mandvi or Custom House
  • Jami Masjid
  • Stepwell north of Jama Masjid
  • Kevda Masjid and Cenotaph
  • Tomb with a major vault in the middle and little corner arches on approach to Khajuri Masjid close Wada Talao
  • Cenotaph of Kevda Masjid
  • Nagina Masjid
  • Cenotaph of Nagina Masjid
  • Lila Gumbaz ki Masjid, Chapaner
  • Kabutarkhana Pavilion on the north bank of Wada Talao close Khajuri Masjid
  • Kamani Masjid
  • Bawaman Mosque
  • Pavagad slope
  • Door No. 1 on Pavagarh slope (Atak Gate)
  • Door No. 2 (with three portals, Budhiya entryway)
  • Door No. 3 (Moti entryway, Sadanshah-Gate)
  • Entryway No. 4 with enormous bastion with cells in the inside
  • Sat Manzil between entryway Nos. 4 and 5 straight up to bastions on top
  • Mint above Gate No4
  • Door No. 5 close Machi (Gulan Bulan Gate)
  • Door No. 6 (Buland Darwaza)
  • Makai Kothar
  • Royal residence of Patai Rawal with tanks
  • Door No. 7 close iron scaffold (Makai Gate)
  • Door No. 8 (Tarapore Gate)
  • The post of Pavagad and demolished Hindu and Jain sanctuaries on the highest point of Pavagad slopes
  • Navlakha Kothar
  • Dividers of post on top


The soonest temple on Pavagadh slope in the Mauliya level is dated to the 10th– eleventh century and is committed to Lakulish. Be that as it may, the temple is in remains, with just the gudha mandapa (sanctum sanctorum) and Ardha mandapa part of the antarala now present. Lakulish, Dakshinmurthi, Brahma, Vishnu, Gajendramoksha, different types of Shiva, Indra, situated Ambika and Surasundaris are the pictures found in this temple. The temple was worked in the Hindu temple engineering style of design with garbhagriha, mandapa and a passage yard. It had elaborate enrichments, generally comprising of stone carvings. While this most seasoned temple is in a weather beaten condition and not being used, the various sanctuaries are utilized as spots of love. They have lavish adornments, generally stone carvings. 

Jain temple in Pavagadh 

The sanctuaries of the Jain religion at Pavagadh are likewise imperative. They are of three distinct gatherings: The main comprises of the Bhavanaderi sanctuaries close Naqqarkhana entryway called the Navalakka sanctuaries, the second gathering is to pay tribute to the tirthankaras Suparshvanatha and Chandraprabha and the third gathering, arranged on the south east of Pavagarh Hill (Mataji's precipice), is close to the Pārśva temple beside the Dudhia tank. These sanctuaries are derived to have been developed in the 14th– fifteenth hundreds of years based on "[their] expressive and engineering highlights". Extravagantly cut situated and standing pictures of the Jain pantheon are seen on the external dividers of the sanctuaries. The Garbabrihas are cherished with excellent stone pictures of tirthankaras in these sanctuaries. Every one of the sanctuaries have been redesigned after some time. 

The most visited temple on the slope is the Kalika Mata Temple. It has three pictures of goddesses: the focal picture is of Kalika Mata, flanked by Kali on the privilege and Bahuchara Mata on the left. The tower of this temple conveys a hallowed place of Sadanandsha pir, a Muslim holy person held in extraordinary love in the area. It is the third of the significant Shakti Peethas of Gujarat and is known for tantric love. It is associated by a mono-link ropeway 740 meters (2,430 ft) long which can convey 1200 individuals for every hour and is expressed to be the nation's most elevated ropeway.On Chaitra ashtami, amid navratri (nine-day celebration), a reasonable is held at the Kalika Mata temple which is gone to by a large number of enthusiasts. The vestiges of Patai Raval's castle can be seen while in transit to the temple. 

Royal residences 

Kabutarkhana Pavilion 

The custom house was most likely utilized as a watchman room. It is all around arranged in a square shape with five lines of curves and five equivalent colonnaded paths. From this area toward the east door, the perspective on present-day Champaner comprises of decrepit houses on a solitary road. Kabutarkhana Pavilion is arranged on the north bank of Bada Talao close Khajuri Masjid. Another structure with segments is likewise situated on the Pavagadh Hill, over the top of the Mahakali temple


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