Kalika Mata Temple, Pavagadh

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Kālikā Mata Temple is a Hindu goddess temple complex and pilgrim centre at the summit of Pavagadh Hill in Panchmahal district, India, within the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park. It dates from the 10th or 11th centuries. The temple has three images of goddesses: the central image is of Kalika Mata, flanked by Kali on the right and Bahucharamata on the left. On Chitra sud 8, a fair is held at the temple which is attended by thousands of devotees. The temple is the site of one of the Great holy Shakti Peethas. One can reach easily to temple by ropeway.GeographyKalika Mata Temple is situated in the Indian state of Gujarat, near Halol, at above sea level. The temple complex is part of the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is set amidst a dense forest cover on a cliff.The temple can be accessed by a pathway from the road head through the forest over a distance of. The path passes the ruins of Patai Raval's palace ruins. Alternatively, there is a ropeway access, which was commissioned in 1986. The ropeway, in length, is of mono-cable and can carry 1,200 people per hour; it is said to be the country's highest.
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  • Kalika mata temple is hindu temple and it is one of the shaktipith in India .lots of pilgrims visit this temple throughout the year but highest on navratri festival. It is situated on the top of the p...  more »
  • This temple is dedicated to goddess kali. You have option of rope way to reach over here. Also including rope way you need to climb around 200 steps to reach over same. Very much crowded place. Rs. 11...  more »
  • Best place for taking some picture. Must try rope way to see overall area. May be Dating from the 10th-11th centuries, Kalika Mata is the oldest temple in the area.  more »

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