Visnagar, Gujarat

Visnagar is a city in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, India. Visnagar is also the capital of a taluka.

Places to visit

  • Taranga Hill : There are nine more temples on Taranga Hill. A kilometer from the AjitNath temple, on the same hill, lays the Kotishila temple, a modest edifice built by Digambar Jains in the style of a Muslim mausoleum. It houses a marble statue of Mallinathji, the 19th Jain tirthankar. It has been the place of penance, meditation, and, ultimately, the liberation of many great saints and sages over the centuries.
  • Distance: Taranga Hill is 49 kilometers away from Visnagar.

  • Modhera Temple : EaThe Sun Temple, Modhera, in Gujarat, is a Hindu temple devoted to Surya, the Hindu sun god. King Bhimdev of the Solanki dynasty constructed it around 1026 AD. This temple embodies the essence of antiquity. After all these years, the sculptures and architecture in this temple remain spectacular. Currently, no prayers are offered in this temple. The Archaeological Survey of India is now in charge of this temple.
  • Distance: Modhera Temple is 53kilometers away from Visnagar.

  • Hemachandracharyajaingnanmandir : Gujarati grammar is attributed to Hemachandracharya, a great Jain philosopher and poet. His work 'Siddha HemaShabdanushasana,' written during the reign of SiddharajJayasinh, is regarded as a counterpart to Panini's treatise on Sanskrit grammar. The poet constructed this Gnan Mandir, meaning "knowledge temple," an antique library that has a number of ancient palm-leaf Jain manuscripts (some written in gold ink) and literature that he wrote.
  • Distance: Hemachandracharyajaingnanmandir is 59kilometers away from Visnagar.

How to Reach

  • By Air-Visnagar nearest airport is Ahmedabad Airport 77 kilometers away.
  • By Train-Railway Stations that connect Visnagar is 3 kilometers away.

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