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Galteshwar Mahadev Temple in Galteshwar near Dakor Gujarat India

Here is Some Information about Galteshwar Mahadev Temple in Galteshwar Gujarat India.

Location: On River bank of Galti and Mahi rivar confluence place,Near Dakor
Built in: 10 to 13th century
Built By: Solanki era
Dedicated to: Lord Shiva
Entry: Free
Photography: Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Significance: One of the old and world herigate temple
Visiting Timing: 30 Mins
Best time to Visit: In Summer
Nearest Railway Station: Dakor,Anand
Nearest Air Port: Ahmedabad, Vadodra

About Galteshwar Mahadev Temple 

The Galteshwar Mahadev Temple is Located in Galteshwar village at River of  Galti and Mahi rivar confluence place Near Dakor (16 Km).This Temple is Dedicated to Lord Shiva.This temple has built in typical Architectural style of malwa rare in gujarat, with certain charukyan influence,but its mouldings and decortions conforming to the Arc hitectural and sculptions tyle of gujarat.The temple is consist the canctun and mandapa while the shiknapy is damegd at the top the demaged is tastefully  carved hhichcal ceckoned as the finest of its geand eties are generally different poems of shiva ,parvati,chamunda,kartikeya,etc.stylisticall it belongs to the 12th century A.D.Its style of sculptures,vegetal and geometric Decorations resemble the earlier temple of Somnath.

 Galteshwar Mahadev Temple  Speciality

This temple is one of the most intricately carved temples here in India. It belongs to Lord Shiva and is characterized by the presence of a richly carved 8 sided wall. This wall has been used like a canvas with the carvings of human figures, gods, goddesses, gandharvas or celestial beings, doli or palanquins, nautch girls or dancers etc. Each of these figures is richly carved and people feel as if they will come to life any moment. All the important milestones that are present in the life of a person from birth to death are depicted in a very interesting and beautiful manner. The significance of the temple increase as it is built at the confluence of the two rivers that is Galati and Mahi. 

How to Reach Galteshwar Mahadev Temple  Galteshwar

By Road: Dakor is in Thasra taluka of Kheda District, 43 km northeast of Anand, and 35 km east of Nadiad. Private and ST buses are available from Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Anand. 

By Rail: The Nearest local Railway station is Dakor and Mejar Railway station are Nadiyad,Anand.

By Air: The nearest airport is in Vadodara- 78 km south, but the Ahmedabad airport- 90 km to the northwest, is not much further and has far more flights.

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