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Champaner

, Gujarat

(Champaner is also known as Champaner Rd Jn)
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State: Gujarat
District: Panchmahal
Famous for/as: Historical
Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, English
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 30-40°C, Winter 10-22°C
Altitude: 800 m
Pincode: 389360
Champaner is a city with a rich history and it is located in the state of Gujarat. The city was also the capital of the state for a small period. The city was founded during the Chavda Kingdom. It has been in existence since the 8th century and it is a relatively old city. The city is famous for a hill fort that is located above the city. This fort is called the Pavagadh and it is a well known and important tourist destination.

The main attraction for tourists who travel to the city of Champaner is the archeological park that is located in the city. This park is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site and it was given this status in the year 2004.

The Jama Masjid that is located in the city is one of the finest monuments in the state and was built by the Sultan Begada. The mosque has a high central dome and it has 172 pillars in total. Some of the other mosques are Nagina Masjid, Kewada Masjid and Shehar ki Masjid.

The award winning film Lagaan which was nominated for the Oscars was set in the city of Champaner. There are many ruins of forts, tombs, gardens and other buildings that you can visit in the place.
To visit and experience Gujarat hassle-free, view Gujarat tour packages.

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