Tours from Vadodara
allow the tourists to explore the majesty of Gujarat. Vadodara houses a number of tourist sites that attracts tourists from the different parts of the world. Among the famous tourist spots situated near the city are Dabhoi, Ajwa, Dakor, Champaner, Pavagadh, Bharuch and Jambughoda.
Some of the major tourist sites near Vadodara that deserve special mention in this context are:
Dabhoi - Dabhoi is an ancient town, which was established in the 6th century. It was originally known as Darbhavati. The town was fortified by Siddhraj Jaisinh, the great king of Gujarat. Some of the popular sites for sightseeing in Dabhoi are Sardar-Sarovar Dam, Kalika Mata Temple, Jami Mosque and Jambu Ghoda Sanctuary. Besides, the town also possesses a number of sites at its vicinity. Among the important sites situated near Dabhoi are Rajpipla, Sankheda, Ten Talav, Chandod and Karnali.
Dakor - Originally known as Dankapur, Dakor is one of the important temple town of Gujarat. Lord Shri Dwarkadhishji is said to have migrated to this place to escape from the decadent priests. Dakor is renowned for its Krishna temple. Tourists from the different parts of the world come to the town to pay reverence to the titular deity.
Champaner - Champaner is located at the foothills of Pavagadh. It is an ancient fort that derived its name from the Champa tree. Chhota Udepur, Jambu Ghoda, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Sayajibag and Balasinor are some of the important sites for excursion in Champaner.
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Last Updated on: 8/05/2013