ABOUT PATAN

Other Attractions in Patan

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Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University

Patan is home to the Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University named after the famous polymath AcharyaHemachandra. It was previously known as North Gujarat University

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Old Patan

The only remains of Old City of Patan in the form of a very small portion of Old Fort near Kalka on the outskirts of the New City is of historical and archeological importance.

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Salvivad – Patolas

Salvivad, a place where Patolas are woven along with places where traditional clay toys are made are worth visiting.

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PanchasaraDerasar

PanchasaraParshvanath Jain Derasar is one of the largest of more than 100 Jain Temples in Patan, a reminder of Patan’s role as center of Jainism during the Solanki era. This temple exhibits sophisticated stone carvings and white marble floors that are characteristic of Jain architecture.

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Sahastralinga Tank

The Sahastralinga Tank is an empty artificial reservoir found in Patan. It must have been a reservoir of immense size and derived its name from the numerous little temples containing linga placed on the banks which were dismantled during the late medieval period, when a large octagonal rouza was raised on a part of its ruins

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Bhogilal Daulatchand High School

Established in 1940, The Bhogilal Daulatchand High School is one of the oldest schools in Patan. The school has a rich heritage of providing quality education to the students. With Gujarati as the medium of instruction, the school has classes from Nursery to Class XII. College of Arts, Science and Commerce has been added to the school in 2014.