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Shatrunjaya Hills in Bhavnagar

·  Summer: 35 to 43° C (Very Hot)
·  Winter: 15 to 22° C (Pleasant)
·  Monsoon: June to September

Best time to visit:  October to May

Opening Time: 07:00 a.m. (temple timings)
Closing Time: 07:00 p.m. (temple timings)
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week

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Located at a height of 603 mt. Shatrunjaya Hills is one of the oldest and most sacred sites in Gujarat. Home to a unique and first of its kind largest Jain Temples, Shatrunjaya literally means ‘Hills of Victory.’ Visitors can go on foot or hire a doli (lift chair) to reach Shatrunjaya Hills.

Shatrunjaya Hills have 863 temples soaked in white shining marbles that is 900 years old. Presenting a gorgeous view of Gulf of Khambat, the place is perfect to experience utmost purity and serenity. Delicately carved with animal themes, ivory illuminations and statuettes, Shatrunjaya Hills mesmerizes its visitors from top to toe.

Known for its rich culture and majestic sculptures, Shatrunjaya Hills is believed to be accommodated by Pandavas, who first constructed shrines here.

Tourists to this place can also explore nearby attractions like Takhteshwar Temple, Gandhi Smriti Museum, Ganga Devi Mandir and Gaurishankar Lake etc.

Road: Buses are available from nearby cities like Surat, Ahmedabad and Vadodara. There are also frequent buses from Rajkot and Jamnagar. Both Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses run on the excellent roads of Bhavnagar.

Railway: Bhavnagar Para Railway Station (located about 173 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach Shatrunjaya Hills. Tourists can take a cab from the station.

Airway: Bhavnagar Airport (located about 176 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Shatrunjaya Hills. It is connected by air to Mumbai, Delhi and other major cities of India by regular flights. Taxi can be hired from the airport.