Kadana Dam - Things to Know Before Visiting
Kadana Dam, Gujarat 389240, India
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About Kadana Dam
Kadana dam is an earthen and masonry dam on the Mahi River in Mahisagar district . The dam was constructed between 1979 and 1989. The dam supports a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station.
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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.
The temples found here are split into several complexes and those light upon the religious beliefs of their rulers. The structures here exhibit a mixture of Shaivism,Jainism and Vaishnavism.In 1954 the archaeological survey of India began excavations and found out several temple existences here.
Located on a small hill in Kushalgarh Tehsil. The temple is home or the rare Shilalekhs from the 10th century.
Famous temple in Banswara. Situated atop a small hillock, the temple has a square type sanctum of the typical Bengali-hut style construction with a conical dome. It is believed that this temple was built before Samrat Kanishka, who rule here.
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.
Shamlaji temple is located on the banks of the Meshvo river in the valley surrounded by well wooded hills. 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.
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The Mahisagar district in Gujarat observes its name from holy river Mahisagar. Paleontologists stumbled upon dinosaur bones and fossils during a regular geological survey of Balasinor, later identified as Rajasaurus narmadensis. It was the first dinosaur fossil discovery in India.