Deesa, Gujarat

Deesa is a city in Gujarat, India, located in the Banaskantha district. Deesa is well-known for its massive potato production.

Places to visit

  • Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary : Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary is located 45 kilometers from Palanpur, Gujarat. Jessore Hill's 180.66 square kilometers of forested land and surrounding areas are home to various rare and endangered species of flora and wildlife. Being part of the Aravali ecosystem, this is a unique buffer that divides desert areas from the region's dry deciduous plantation. Jessore Hill is Gujarat's second highest peak, and the sanctuary is widely recognized for its sloth bear population. Leopards, Rhesus macaques, Indian civet cats, porcupines, foxes, striped hyenas, wild boars, and bird life are also important, as are snakes, tortoises, and lizards. The Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary was founded in May 1978 to protect the Aravali ecosystem's flora and animals.
  • Distance: Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary is located 53 kilometers from Deesa.

  • BinduSarovar : BinduSarovar is located in the old sacred city of Siddhpur, along with the holy River Saraswati. Lord Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is said to have performed the Pin Daan ritual for his mother in BinduSarovar. Since then, visitors from all across India have traveled to this holy location to fulfill their mother's final rites. As a result, BinduSarovar is well-known throughout India for MatruShradh or MatruGaya.The famous saint Kapilmuni, who was thought to be the incarnation of Lord Vishun, was the son of Saint MaharshiKardam and Mata Devhuti. Kardam Muni's Ashram is thought to have been located on the Saraswati River's bank at BinduSarovar.BinduSarovar.This Lake is thought to be the meeting point of the Holy River, Ganga, and Saraswati. Kapil Muni taught her mother, Devahuti, the wisdom of Sankhya Yoga. This covers explanations of ParamAtma, the supreme soul, natural attributes, devotion, mind, karma, eternal salvation, and so on.
  • Distance: BinduSarovar is located 56kilometers from Deesa.

  • PallaviyaParshwanath Jain temple : PallaviyaParshwanath Jain Temple, also known as Motu Derasar, is one of Palanpur's most important temples. The Jain temple, with its excellent carvings and elegant architecture, contributes to and enriches Palanpur's cultural legacy. Motu Derasar is a temple dedicated to Lord Parshwanath that was established by King Prahladan.Another draw to this Jain temple is the presence of the last surviving picture of Palanpur's King Prahladan. The temple was attacked multiple times throughout history because it was one of the wealthiest temples at the time. It was damaged by attackers but repaired after each one.
  • Distance: PallaviyaParshwanath Jain Templeis located 28kilometers from Deesa.

How to Reach

  • By Air- Deesa has an airstrip. SardarVallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad, is 50 kilometers away from Deesa.
  • By Train-Deesa's nearest railaway station is Banaskantha, which is linked to Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Delhi via a broad gauge railway line with a major railway station at the district seat in Palanpur. A train link connects the district headquarters to other significant cities like as Deesa, Deoder, Dhanera, and Bhabhar.

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