Dhanera, Gujarat

Dhanera is a city in the Banaskantha district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Places to visit

  • Sloth-Bear Sanctuary : The Sloth-Bear Sanctuary, located in the Aravalli Range's Jessore Hills, has 180 square kilometers of dry deciduous woodland. Apart from sloth bears, the sanctuary has also been home to leopards, blue bulls, wild boars, porcupines, and a variety of birds. The refuge also cares for endangered species such as the jungle cat, civet, caracal, wolf, and hyena. The sanctuary has also recognized 406 plant species. Situated in the folds of the Arravali Hills. Jessore Hill is Gujarat's second-highest summit. Leopards, Rhesus macaques, Indian civet cats, porcupines, foxes, striped hyenas, wild boars, and other important faunal species are also present.The multistory forest provides an ideal home for a wide range of species, from land birds to water birds. Several rare and endangered bird species are also present in this sanctuary, according to the IUCN categorization. Reptiles include many types of snakes, tortoises, and lizards. The rarest Indian Python is seen beyond Muni jikikutia.
  • Distance: Sloth-Bear Sanctuaryis 72 kilometres away from Dhanera

  • KirtiStambh : The KirtiStambh, a towering pillar opposite the railway station built in 1918 by Nawab Shri Taley Mohammed Khan to honour the valor of Shri Sher Mohammed Khan, salutes the glory of the Nawabs of Palanpur. It was built for Rs. 40,000 under the direction of the then-Public Works Officer,SaiyedGulabMiyanAbdumiyan.It is now a solid emblem of the city's splendor and a chronicle of Palanpur's growth, with the names of Jhalore and Palanpur rulers etched on it. The KirtiStambh was dedicated by Maharaja of Bikaner, General Sir Gangasinghji.
  • Distance: KirtiStambh is62kilometres away from Dhanera

  • Dantiwada Dam : The Dantiwada Dam was built across the Banas River. The goal of building this dam was to regulate floods and provide water for agriculture projects in Gujarat. The dam measures 61 meters in height and 4832 meters in length. Because of its beautiful splendor, this dam attracts visitors from all across the country. Tourists should not miss the BalaramAmbaji Wild Life Sanctuary, which is located near the dam. It is the boundary between Dharoi and Dantiwada dams.The distance between Palanpur and Dantiwada Dam is approximately 23 kilometers (14 miles). Throughout the summer, the temperature ranges from 23 to 44 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures range between 10 and 36 degrees Celsius. Visitors can visit the dam throughout the months of October through March to enjoy the greatest weather. From October to December is the main season.
  • Distance: Dantiwada Dam is 56kilometres away from Dhanera

How to Reach

  • By Air-SardarVallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad is the closest commercial international airport to the Dhanera.
  • By Train-Banaskantha is the nearest to Dhanera, which is connected to Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Delhi via a wide gauge railway with a large railway station at the district headquarters, Palanpur. A train link connects the district headquarters to other significant cities like as Deesa, Deoder, Dhanera, and Bhabhar. The projected Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) through Palanpur is expected to be the district's primary economic driver.

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