SHRI RANCHHODRAIJI MAHARAJ TEMPLE - Things to Know Before Visiting
Kapad Bazar Laxmiji Rd, Dakor, Gujarat 388225, India
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About SHRI RANCHHODRAIJI MAHARAJ TEMPLE
The main temple, enclosed by a fort wall, is situated near the bank of the holy lake Gomti in the midst of the main bazaar of Dakor. The temple is covered with 8 domes and 24 turrets, with the central dome reaching a height of 27m. Crowned with a golden Kalash and a white silken flag, this temple is the tallest in the district. Though not very rich in carving, the main cupola derives its influence from the Maharashtrian style of temple architecture.
Attractions Near SHRI RANCHHODRAIJI MAHARAJ TEMPLE
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There are three main shrines in the temple the central shrine of this temple is that of Lakshmi Narayan and RanchodRai. On the right there is an image of Radha Krishna with Swaminarayan in the form of Hari Krishna and the left has Vasudev, Dharma and Bhakti. The wooden pillars of the temple bear colorful wood carvings. There is a Dharamsala within the temple premises. Gnyanbaug is a garden to the northwest of the temple gate that has four memorials dedicated to Swaminarayan.
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This 16th century well has a 1.2m-wide staircase that spirals down along the wall of the well shaft, making it quite unusual in design among stepwells of the region.
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Kheda is one among the oldest distrcits in Gujarat. Historically important district.