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Top 5 attractions to explore in Mehsana

Mehsana district borders with Banaskantha district in the north, Patan and Surendranagar districts in west, Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad districts in south and Sabarkantha district in the east.

Attractions in Mehsana

Jasmalnathji Mahadev TempleBhandu, Gujarat 384120, India

is an ancient temple located at Asoda village in Vijapur Taluka.  The temple is dedicated to Shiva. The temple is Monument of National Importance protected and maintained by the Archeological Survey of India. The temple is believed to have been built in the 10th century. It consists of a sanctum; mandapa and Torana, a porch.

Dharoi DamDharoi Dam, Dharoi, Gujarat 384360

Dharoi dam is a gravity dam in the Sabarmathi river constructed in 1978. the dam is meant for irrigation, power generation and flood control.

Modhera Surya MandirOn Becharaji, Highway, Modhera, Gujarat 384212, India

It is situated on the bank of the river Pushpavati. It was built after 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima I of the Chalukyas dynasty. No worship is offered now and is a protected monument maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. The temple complex has three components: Gudhamandapa, the shrine hall; Sabhamandapa, the assembly hall and Kunda, the reservoir. The halls have intricately carved exterior and pillars. The reservoir has steps to reach the bottom and numerous small shrines.

RajMahal PalacePalace Rd, opposite to civil hospital, Pilaji Ganj, Mehsana, Gujarat 384001, India

The Rajmahal Palace was built in the 19 th century by HH Bal Sinhji and was earlier called Bal Vilas Palace. It is located in 13-14 acres of park-like grounds with tennis courts, lily ponds, fountains, outhouses and cricket pitches. The centerpiece is a beautiful pillared courtyard with marble statues. There is a marvelously appointed Darbarhall with painted ceilings, king-sized portraits, and a throne. There are beautifully restored vintage cars and a library of automobile books.

Taranga Jain TirthGJ SH 10, Mahekubpura, Gujarat 384325, India

A Jain pilgrimage center located in the Mehsana district of Gujarat.  with two compounds of Jain temples that are important examples of the Māru-Gurjara style of architecture. The oldest Jain temple was constructed in 1161 by the Chaulukya king Kumarapala. The place was historically associated with Buddhism and monuments dated to the 4th-8th century are also found here.

Map of attractions in Mehsana