Vadnagar, located in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, is rich in history and cultural heritage. It boasts some of the most beautiful ancient architecture. The town finds a mentioned in the travelogue of a famous Chinese traveler Hiuen in 640 AD. It is home to many temples of historical importance and also home to two sisters Tana and Riri, who sang Raag Malhar to cure Tansen’s burn and later sacrificed their life when asked by Akbar to perform in his darbar as it was against their culture.
How to reach
Take an overnight train from Delhi. Get down at Siddhapur railway station (Ahmedabad – New Delhi railway line) and take a cab to Vadnagar, which is approximately 42 km away from Siddhapur.
Get down at Ahmedabad and take a cab from there (100km approx).
Take an overnight train to Ahmedabad and take a cab to Vadnagar, which is approximately 100 km away.
Train from Delhi to Ahmedabad 800-900 for round trip (approx). Train from Mumbai to Ahmedabad 400-600 for round trip (approx). Accommodation - Rs 1o00 - 1500/day.
Things to do
1. Kirti Toran