Distance : 167 km
Estimated Time : 3.5 hours
Rajkot to Palitana is the very popular route for pilgrimage, specially for Jain pilgrims. Palitana is known as "City of Temples" and is the only mountain in world that has more than 900 temples.
"Every devout Jain aspires to climb to the top of the Shatrunjaya mountain at least once in his lifetime, because of its sanctity"
The entire Shatrunjaya Hill is sacred as per Jain scriptures. It is dotted with more than 3000 white marble temples grouped into tunks and is built be generations of Jains over a period of 1000 years from 11th centuary onwards. These temples depict architectural brilliance and are a visual treat. The main temple on top of the hill is dedicated to the first Tirthankar Rishabhdev, better known as Adinath who is believed to be meditated here. There are 3800 stone steps from the foot of the hill to top. For those who are unable to climb, sling-chairs are readily available. Food must neither be eaten nor carried on the way. Palitana became the first city in the world to be legally vegetarian in 2014. Buying and selling of meat, fish and eggs and also related jobs or work fishing are illegal here. Palitana also offer glimpses of harmony between the Hindu and the Muslim community which is evident at the Muslim shrine Angar Pir. Many women prayer here to get blessed with children. A festival is celebrated for the slaying of demons by Shiva, on Kartik Purnima. Thousands of pilgrims and tourists take part in this festival.
Taxi from Rajkot to Palitana is readily available at CabBazar.
Rajkot to Palitana by car is well connected via Bhavnagar - Rajkot highway and is very convenient and comfortable drive. Rajkot to Palitana distance is 167 Km and is 3.5 hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are :
Thorala - Aji Dam, Aji Park, Aai Shri Aavad Ma na Dham, Sat Keshar Noor Darbar, Agiyarmukhi Hanumanji Temple
Tramba - Shyamala Bappa Ashram Mohandham, Shree Juna Padar Hanuman mandir,
Sardhar - Hariharanandji Shanayastha Ashram, Laxmi Vadi temple, Shree Sawaminarayan mandir
Jasdan - Ambaji mandir Atkot, handicrafted things, agriculture machinery, diamond polishing
Babra - Dolly water park, BAPS Shri Sawaminarayan mandir, Jalaram mandir, Mamapir mandir, Alakhdhare Govsala
Chavand - Ramji mandir, Rakholiya's Khodiyar Mataji temple, Sanjivani Dham,
Amreli - Kumbhnath Sukhnath Temple, Khodiyar Temple
Ranghola - Bapa Sitaram madhuli temple, Shree Chitbaima temple, Bhavnath mahadev mandir, Varudi Maa Mandir
Sihor - Pakhi Tirth, Bramha Kund
Bhavnagar - cultural capital of Gujarat, hub of Diamond industry, busiest port
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
Tirthankar Rishabhdev Adinath temple
Vimal Shah temple
Samprati Raja temple
Saraswati devi temple
Narsinh Kesharji temple
Shri Vishal Jain Museum
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Rajkot to Palitana taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Rajkot to Palitana taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Rajkot to Palitana Taxi Prices
Per Km Rate
|Hatchback||Wagon-R, Indica or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|Sedan||Dzire, Etios or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|SUV||Xylo, Ertiga or similar||6 seater||Rs. 12.5|
|Assured Innova||Innova, Innova Crysta||6 seater||Rs. 13.5|
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Rajkot to Palitana taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
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