Khapra Zaveri Palace near Anand
It’s located near the base of Machhi when you move towards Champaner from Anand. Not very far off from Anand, it’s pretty much easily accessible from the ‘city of joy’ providing ample for those travelers and tourists who love historical monuments.
Architecture of Khapra Zaveri Palace
The site gives a spectacularly breathtaking view of the River Vishwamitri from the roof top of the palace. The green surrounding provide a lush ambiance with ample of opportunities for those quite moments to be one with nature and the overwhelming history of the place at the same time.
There is a beautiful Mosque inside the palace. Adorned with mehrabs, pillars and arches and domes and jails, the mosque is spectacular with its beautiful architecture juxtaposed with natural green foliage. The Garden in the precinct of the palace is another reason to make the site rather attractive.
Tourist Attractions at Khapra Zaveri Palace
Atak Gate one of the most popular among the 9 gates of the fort leads a path right to the top of the Pavagadh hill. The view from the top of the hill is majestic at best.
Kalika temple and Matar Kothar are two pretty famous attractions in the nearby surroundings. Kalika temple is situated at the top of the hill and is very significant shrine for devotees of Hindu Goddess Kali. In fact you would also like to visit another monument historically significant and also a marvelous relic of the ravage of time. It’s a Dargah (mausoleum) of Sadanshah, a Muslim peer. Other sites for excursion in this place are Chhashia Talav and Lakulish Temple. The temples attract a lot of pilgrims from all over the Hindu Population.
The entire patch of land is an Archeological Park with huge wealth of structures big and small scattered through the area.
Interesting Fact about Khapra Zaveri Palace
Before the land was usurped by the British, the place has served as a center for several rulers including the Sultans, Mughals and Marathas.
Transport Facility in Khapra Zaveri Palace
You can use local transport facilities including Auto rickshaws and Jeeps to shuttle through the archeological park
Food Options in Khapra Zaveri Palace
Where to Stay in Khapra Zaveri PalaceIf you intend to make the most of this weekend getaway, do make arrangements for a stay of at least a couple of days to enjoy a visit to all the sites in ancient city of the Sultan. There are many guest houses,inns and dharamshalas in Champaner where you can have a comfortable stay at reasonable cost.
Best Time to Visit Khapra Zaveri PalaceWinters and monsoon is the best time to visit this archeological site. In summers, the weather turns too humid and scorching to accommodate a comfortable excursion.
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