Girnar is a glamorous visiting spot which is greatly admired by the travellers for its splendid serene, flawless ambience and salubrious climate. This scenic locale placed in the rocky terrain and fringed by hilly backdrops is best suited to carry out an adventurous trek.
The city blessed with many distinctions is a treasure house for people with unique likings. For example, for people who like visiting many devotional places and want to spend some time in tranquillity, the Ramachandra temple and the 3rd century Jain temples are the best available options. Trekkers can trigger the adventure nerve in them by scaling the rocky hills, else people thriving to spend some time in seclusion can walk down in the lush green canopy or spend some time in deep meditation in the arms of Mother Nature.
Mt. Girnar is accredited as the loftiest pinnacle in the land of Gujarat. The mountain ranges are the proud owners of many Jain and Hindu temples. The ascending steps in the hills will take you to many historic temples. Damodar Kund located near the Damodar temple is the staring point of the steps. On the journey, Shiva temple called Bhavnath shrine is located. Many Naga Babas visit this temple during Maha Shivrathri. 12th and 16th century Jain temples can be spotted after ascending 4000 steps. The 22nd Jain Thirthankara called Neminath is believed to have meditated here for 700 years. Amba Mata is located after 2000 steps. Kalika temple is the last shrine which adorns the pinnacle and offers delightful views of the entire city.
Travellers should visit this enchanting region and imbibe yourself with the mesmerizing spectacles and also the visit to the holy shrines will surely take away all your tensions and worries and make your stay fruitful.
HOW TO REACH
By Air : Rajkot about 115 kms from Girnar is the best airport. It connects to major cities.
By Rail : A small railway junction is located close to Junagadh.
By Bus : Many private and government buses run here.