Trip from Shamsabad Agra to Palitana

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Overview

  • State: Gujarat

  • Distance From Shamsabad Agra: 1133 Km.

  • Min Temp: 25.51℃

  • Max Temp: 28.33℃

  • Weather: RAIN AND HUMID THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

  • Altitude : 65 Meters

Description

Palitana nbsp;is a city in Bhavnagar district, nbsp;Gujarat, nbsp;India. It is located 50 km southwest of Bhavnagar  city and is a major pilgrimagecentre for Jains

Palitana is associated with Jain  legends and history. Adinath, the first of the Jain tirthankaras, is said to have meditated on theShatrunjaya  hill, where the Palitana temples were later constructed.

The nbsp;Palitana State  was a princely state, founded in 1194. It was one of the major states in Saurashtra, covering 777 km². In 1921 it had 58,000 inhabitants in 91 villages, generating a 744,416 Rs revenue.

Palitana is the world’s only mountain that has more than 900 temples.[ ]  The Palitana temples and whole mountain are considered the most sacred pilgrimage place (tirtha) by the Jain community, and is the world's largest Temple Complex.

There are more than 3000 temples located on the Shatrunjaya  hills, exquisitely carved in marble. In 2014, Palitana became the first city in the world to be legally vegetarian. It has outlawed, or made illegal, the buying and selling of meat, fish and eggs, and also related jobs or work, such as fishing and penning 'food animals

The best time to visit the destination is from October to march.

Attraction in Palitana

Route Map from Shamsabad Agra to Palitana

Budget Calculation

Travel Cost

Own
Rented
 
 

 

8000

Hotel Cost

Number of People: 32
Number of Days: 32
Number of Rooms: 23
Rent Per Room Per Day: 23

Fooding Cost

Number of People: 32
Number of Days: 32
Per Person per day: 800
   

8000

Remaining

Number of People: 32
Budget per Person: 32
Total Budget 23
Total Expenses 1212

8000

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