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Ankleshwar Tirth



G ujarat’s city of oil, Ankleshwar is renowned for Shri Ankleshwar Tirth that includes four Digambar Jain temples including the temple of Chintamani Parsvanath. The Chintamani Parsvanath Temple is home to the brown coloured 150 metres high idol of God Chintamani Parsvanath, which draws pilgrims from various parts of the country. It is not only the Jains who visit this temple, but people from all religion are welcome here to get relieved of their worries and anxieties.

The other Jain temples in this region are the Mahavir Swami Mandir, Adinath Mandir and Neminath Mandir, of which the temple of Mahavir is the largest one. There is a belief that the idols of Sheetalnath, Parsvanath and Nandi were discovered two kilometres away in the Raskunda area.

When they were being brought to Ankleshwar, the cart carrying them stopped at the spot where the existing temple is located. Ankleshwar is also famous as it was the place where Bhootbali and Pushpa Danta, who were followers of the Pargami Acharya Dharsen resided for four months or Chatumasa and planned their srut prachar


All these places are quite unique and must visit destinations of Ankleshwar. Vansda National Park, Ropeway, Purna Sanctuary, Sunrise and Sunset Point, and the Gira Falls are some well known places situated near Ankleshwar. Vadodara Airport is the nearest airport to this place, which is situated at a distance of about 81 km from Ankleshwar. There are numbers of airlines, namely Air India Regional, IndiGo and Jet Airways, which offer regular flight services to this airport. Ankleshwar Junction is the nearest railway station, which has regular trains for various cities of the state and adjoining states. Ankleshwar City has good network of spacious and well maintained roads. There are several state as well as private bus operators, which provide luxurious range of bus services to their customers. If you are willing to visit this place and enjoy Ankleshwar attractions, then you can take help from MakeMyTrip.com which offers first-hand information on how to reach Ankleshwar.


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How to Reach at Ankleshwar Tirth?

The driving distance between Bharuch and Ankleshwar is 12 km, while the aerial distance from Bharuch to Ankleshwar is 10 km. No direct flights are available between Bharuch to Ankleshwar.The convenient, fastest and cheapest way to reach from Bharuch to Ankleshwar is to take a taxi from Bharuch to Ankleshwar.