When you conceive a plan of spending your vacations in Gujarat, then Palitana should be an indispensable stopover in your itinerary. There is a surprise in store at each and every tourist spot in Palitana. Palitana is basically a religious site and attracts many pilgrims besides general tourists. Palitana tour packages will take you on a journey that covers the major tourist attractions. A majority of these tourist attractions depict architectural brilliance and are a visual treat.
Let us begin the journey by looking at the imposing mount of Shatrunjaya which boasts of an unmatched splendor and glory. This mount of Shatrunjaya is located about one kilometer from the heart of Palitana. The whole summit of this grand mount Shatrunjaya is dotted with about 900 temples, each vying for your attention.
Tour packages of Palitana are available at attractive rates and cover a whole lot of fun and excitement for the tourists. These Tour packages of Palitana will reveal a lot of interesting pieces of information that will be simply captivating. Palitana had been under the influence of the Mughals for a long time. Thus, there was a lot of struggle and war for occupying this land.
There are many small temples and sarais at this place, the prominent one being Kala Bhandars or the museums. The mountain at this place is linked to Rishabhdev, the first tirthankar who was better known as Adinath. The whole of this hilltop is covered with temples. The most celebrated names amongst these are of Kumarpal, Vimalshah, Adinath, Chomukh and Samprati Raja. The numerous half palaces, temples, half fortresses that are built of splendid marble, their spires touching the skies, offer a sight that's matchless for its sheer magnitude and scale.
The Palitana tour packages also offer glimpses of harmony between the Hindu and the Muslim community. This is evident at the Muslim shrine of Angar Pir. Many women who do not have any children come here to offer their prayers at the shrine of Angar Pir, who is supposed to bless them with children.
So, to experience the real flavor of Palitana, Palitana tour Packages are the best option.