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How to reach Palitana

Palitana is an admired destination for the Jains and all those who would like to witness the subtle combination of human enterprise, architectural skills and religious masterpieces. The entire summit of majestic mount Shatrunjaya is crowned with about 900 temples, each rivaling the other in beauty and splendor, presenting an overwhelming spectacle to the devotees and visitors. On tours to Palitana if you are interested to visit all the tourist attractions conveniently and easily then first educate yourself with the information on how to reach Palitana.

Getting to Palitana is quite simple. Nearest Airport is Bhavnagar (36 Kms.) and takes approximately an hour and a half to reach. Situated about 250 km away from Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar is an imperative trading centre for cotton goods manufactured in Gujarat. 

Various domestic airlines connect Bhavnagar with Mumbai and Surat. The problem of how to reach Palitana is easily solved as it is also accessible from Ahmedabad as well and takes about six to seven hours to reach Palitana.

Palitana is on the Western Railway meter gauge line and is well connected to Ahmedabad, 277 kms by rail and 215 kms by road which conveniently solve the question of how to reach Palitana.

State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various centre of Gujarat. It is situated 791 kms from Mumbai via Ahmedabad and 200 kms from Ahmedabad via Sihor can be another way of reaching Palitana.

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