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Shamlaji Temple

National Highway 8, Samalaji, Gujarat 383355, India

Hindu Temples

About Shamlaji Temple

Shamlaji temple is located on the banks of the Meshvo river in the valley surrounded by well wooded hills.[4][5] It is also referred to as Dholi Dhajawala due to white silk flag fluttering on top of the temple. The Shamlaji temple is dedicated to vishnu or Krishna. Several other Hindu temples are located nearby. A microlith site known as Dhek-Vadlo locally was found near Shamlaji.



Attractions near Shamlaji Temple

Roda Temples31.15km from Shamlaji Temple

Roda Temples include the 8th-9th century dated seven Hindu temples built during Gurjara-Pratihara or Rashtrakuta period. It also includes a reservoir and a stepwell. They are located between Raisingpura  and Khed Chandarani villages, 18 km from Himmatnagar in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat, India. It is located on the bank of the seasonal stream which merges the Hathmati river downstream.

POLO FOREST36.3km from Shamlaji Temple

Polo forest is a dry mixed deciduous forest near Abhapur village in Vijaynagar Taluka. It is located at the foothills of the Aravalli hills and on the banks of the perennial Harnav river, spread over the area of 400 sq. km. After the monsoon, between September and December, the forest becomes lush. There are more than 450 species of medicinal plants, around 275 of birds, 30 of mammals, and 32 of reptiles. There are bears, leopards, hyenas, waterfowl, raptors, passerines, and flying squirrels.

Polo Forest36.32km from Shamlaji Temple

Also known as Vijaynagar forest is a dry mixed deciduous forest near Abhapur village in Sabarkantha district. There are more than 450 species of medicinal plants, around 275 of birds, 30 of mammals, and 32 of reptiles. There are bears, leopards, hyenas, waterfowl, raptors, passerines, and flying squirrels. During winter, The forest attracts migratory birds during winter and wetland birds during monsoon. The forest has ruins of several 15th-century Hindu and Jain temples such as Sharneshwar Shiva

Polo Jain Temple Ruins36.49km from Shamlaji Temple

This is located in the Anand district of Gujarat. has ruins of several 15th-century Hindu and Jain temples such as Sharneshwar Shiva temple, Sadevant Savlinga na Dera, Surya Mandir and Lakhena na Dera. These temples are restored and managed by the state archaeology department.

Juna Mahal, Dungarpur36.9km from Shamlaji Temple

The initial structure of this seven-storeyed edifice was built in the 13th century, while the additional rooms, wings, floors, courtyards, and fortifications were added through the years by the successive rulers. Current status of the Juna Mahal's architecture is completely in ruins due to lack of consistency maintenance.

Kaleshwari group of monuments45.26km from Shamlaji Temple

Kaleshwari group of monuments is a group of momuments located at the Mahisagar district. The group includes intricately-carved temple ruins, two stepwells, a reservoir, structures with panels of erotic sculptures and idols scattered all over the site. The ruins are located at the foothills and on the hillock. They were built between the 10th and 16th century; some monuments were reconstructed after the 18th century. These are State Protected Monuments.

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The district has been named for the Aravalli Hills that run across Gujarat and Rajasthan.