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Polo Forest

Abhapur, Gujarat 383460, India

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About Polo Forest

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


Attractions near Polo Forest

POLO FOREST0.04km from Polo Forest

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 Jain Temple Ruins0.39km from Polo Forest

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.

Brahmaji Temple23.87km from Polo Forest

This is an ancient temple built in 1060 AD. connected with the mythological history and has been a pilgrim site for centuries. The architectural beauty of the Sabarkantha district.

Gadhada Shamalaji Mandir33.48km from Polo Forest

This is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord  Vishnu. The temple was established in the 11th century and it represents the Chalukya style of architecture located on the banks of Meshvo river.

Shamlaji Temple36.32km from Polo Forest

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.

Roda Temples42.75km from Polo Forest

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.

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The district which shares its borders with Rajasthan and has so many importance in the history of Gujarat.