Tourism in Patan: Things to do in Patan Gujarat

Tourism in patan city: The ancient city of Anahilvada Patan was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the first of the Chavda dynasty. Legend has it that he laid the foundation at the place pointed out by Anahil, a clergy man friend from his short days, and named the city after him.

The patan city was the capital of Gujarat for 650 years, from 746 to 1411, after the center of power moved from Saurashtra around the same time that the separate kingdoms of the area were integrated into roughly what we today call Gujarat. It was ruled by a series of dynasties, the Chavda, Solanki, and last  Vaghela.

Rani Ki Vav: The most popular tourism in patan is Rani ki vav on the banks of the Saraswati River. The Stepwells are a distinctive form of Underground water resource and storage systems on the Indian subcontinent. The build of rani Ki vav decided by widowed queen udayamati in the memory of her husband king Bhimdev. He was belonged to Solanki dynasty. Rani Udayamati has completed the construction of vav in 1063.

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Sahastraling Talav: Sahastraling Talav (Lake) in patan – gujarat was built by the Siddhraj jaisinh 1093 to 1143 AD, the Chalukyan Prince of Gujarat in Patan. Siddhraj jaisinh constructed manifold artifical tanks in the different parts of Gujarat. This tank is located on the north western part of the historical city of Patan. Currently, the Talav is dry.

The pentagonal shape and the shape of the lake are marked by a series of mounds and antique ruinsseen only by the tank can imagine the grandeur of ancient tank.  The best time to visite sahastraling talav (Lake) is between september and janueary.

Patoda Sadi: Patoda Sarees is famous of patan in overall Gujarat, India. Patoda are a double ikat woven sari, usually made from silk, made in Patan, Gujarat, India. It is traditionally  woven  in a sari lenght is as a normal sarees five to nine yards. Essentially the design in a this sadi are based on traditional motifs called “Bhat.”

The art of hand texture patan patodas is so taxing and complicated that for to five of a family members  of artisans labour and toil for more than 5 – 6 months to bring out a unique creation in silk depending upon the Recognizes. Both sides of it is have the same look and feel which is unique for any textiles.

Parag Mahal in Kutch: Prag Mahal is in a forlorn state, damaged by an earthquake and dusty, but is worth visiting for its ghostly, exuberant Durbar Hall, with broken chandeliers and gold-skirted classical statues that wouldn’t look out of place decorating a gay nightclub. Several scenes from Lagaan, the much-acclaimed Bollywood cricket blockbuster, were filmed here.