Trip to Idar #offbeat place

Tripoto
18th Aug 2018

If you are interested in ancient history, Jainism, Remote place and also mountain lover(small trekking). This is the perfect place.

Idar : The small town is part of Gujarat state. There are beautiful architecture monuments and Jain temples are situated on the hill.

History say that this mountains can be known as Iladurg - ancient fort mentioned in Mahabharat also. The Jain temples and idols are nearly 242 B.C. as per note saying. Very much peaceful place and ignored placed too. There are 600 steps to rich over the hill or car also can directly go up to the hill where Jain temples are situated. For other hills you need to climb. A Ruin fort and king palace are noteworthy to visit during climbing.

How to reach: It is around 115km away from Ahmedabad city railways station / airport. You can hire taxi/car from here only. You can go and visit the place and come back to ahmedabad. It if preferable to stay in Ahmedabad or Gandhinagar. On the way you can visit Mahudi Jain temple and Gandhinagar (capital of Gujarat). Many highway restaurants are there to serve decent Gujarati food.

Day 1

One of thehill : Idar

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Old Jain Dharamsala : Idar hill

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Ruin Jain temple

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Ruin Places on hill

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Lord idols footprint

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Other temples on Hills

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Idar hills

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Jain temples on hill

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Carving in jain temples pillars

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Note: Jain temple - 242 B.C. old

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Jain temples on hill

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Old Dharamsala : Idar Hill

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A small lake on hill

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Other temples on the hills.

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lake surrounding hill.

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