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Patan is ancient fortified town situated on the banks of Saraswati River , one of the 3 holy rivers of India alongside the Ganga and the Yamuna. Patan was founded by Vanraj Chavda in 746 AD. Patan is famous for Patan Patola, the ancient art of double ikat.

Patan is also a famous tourist place. There are around 100 Jain temples in Patan. Mahavir Swami Derasar in Dhandherwad is famous for carved wooden dome. Hindu temples are Kalika Mata, Sindhwai Mata, Harihareshwar Mahadev and Brahma Kund. Hemachandracharya Gyan Mandir is also famous for thousands of rare ancient manuscripts in Sanskrit and Prakrit.

Patan at a glance
Area of Patan -
Population of Patan 1,182,709
Temperature Summer : Min: 25°C, Max:35°C
Winter : Min: 10°C, Max:25°C
STD Code 02766
State Gujarat
Best Season October to March
Patan Weather
Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Cambay in the west and the forest-covered hills in the east, soften the rigors of the climatic extremes. Maximum temperature during summer hovers around 35°c while the minimum temperature during winter dips down to around 10°c.
How to Reach to Patan
Nearest Airport to reach Patan is around 125 kms away in Ahmedabad. Patan is on Ahmedabad-Patan railway line. Variour State Transport and Private buses are available to reach Patan.

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Tourist Attraction
Rani Vav is famous for its carved side walls, pillars and beams. Sahastralinga Talav, Khan Sarovar area also famous water tank. Mahavir Swami Derasar in Dhandherwad is famous jain temple having carved wooden dome. There are around 100 Jain Temple in Patan including Kalika Mata, Sindhwai Mata, Harihareshwar Mahadev and Brahma Kund.

Visitors interested in Jainism and Indology should also visit Hemachandracharya Gyan Mandir.
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