Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Kabirwad Island Gujarat

Kabirwad is a famous place situated on an island in the middle of the river Narmada.It can be reached by boats which operate to and from the Shuklatirth Shiva temple. It is an incredible grove of a Banyan tree which has grown over the years and now occupies an area of almost 3 kms. The place is named after the famous Saint Kabir who lived here for many years. It also has an imposing Kabir Temple where visitors & worshippers come to pray. Thus people visit Kabirwad not just for historical reason but also to enjoy the solitude and sanctity offered by this huge Banyan Tree. 

Famous: Narmada Dam, Nehru Foundation Stone, Eco Campsites
Language: Gujarati, Hindi, English
Best Season: Jun-Dec
Altitude: 163 metres

Road: Bharuch, Rajpipla, Chanod, and Dabhoi are accessible by buses. The Sardar Sarovar dam site can be reached by private vehicle. 
Nearest Railway Station: Bharuch is the nearest railway station. 
Nearest Airport: The closest airport is at Vadodara

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