Villages in Palanpur Tahsil
Akedi, Akesan, Aligadh, Ambaliyal, Ambetha, Angola, Antroli, Asmapura (Gola), Asmapura (Karjoda), Badargadh, Badarpura (Bhutedi), Badarpura (Kalusana), Badarpura (Khodla), Badarpura (Parpada), Bhagal (Jagana), Bhagal (Pipli), Bhatamal Moti, Bhatamal Nani, Bhatwadi, Bhavisana, Bhutedi, Chadotar, Chandisar, Chekhala, Chitrasani, Dalwada, Delwada, Dhandha, Dhaniyana, Dhelana, Esbipura, Fatepur, Gadh, Galwada, Gathaman, Godh, Gola, Gopalpura, Hasanpur, Hathidra, Hebatpur, Hoda, Jadial, Jagana, Jasleni, Jaspuriya, Jorapura Bhakhar, Juvol, Kamalpur, Kanodar (CT), Karjoda, Kharodiya, Khasa, Khemana, Khodla, Kotda (Bhakhar), Kotda (Chand Gadh), Kumbhalmer, Kumbhasan, Kumpar, Kushakal, Lalawada, Laxmanpura, Lunwa, Madana (Dangiya), Madana (Gadh), Malan, Malana, Malpuriya, Manaka, Manpur (Karjoda), Merwada (Mahajan), Merwada (Ratanpur), Moriya, Mota, Nalasar, Pakhanwa, Palanpur (M), Parpada, Patosan, Pedagara, Pipli, Pirojpura(Tankani), Rajpur (Pakhanva), Rampura (Karaza), Ranawas, Ratanpur, Ruppura, Sadarpur, Sagrosana, Salempura, Salla, Sambarda, Samdhi (Motavas), Samdhi (Nadhanivas), Samdhi Ranajivas, Sangla, Sangra, Saripada, Sasam, Sedrasana, Semodra, Songadh, Sundha, Takarwada, Talepura (Madana), Tokariya, Ukarda, Vadhana, Vagda, Varwadia, Vasan, Vasani, Vasda (Fatepur), Vasda (Mujpur), Vasna (Jagana), Vedancha, Virpur,
Legend has it that Palanpur was first settled by a certain Prahladan, belonging to the Paramara clan, who ruled the region of what is now Mount Abu. It was known as Prahladanpur in history of Jainism.
The town was once heavily fortified with seven gates providing the only means of thoroughfare; these are now in ruins. Some of the gates known are called as follows "Shimla Gate", "Delhi Gate", "Meera Gate" and "Gathaman Gate(Darwaja)". Of much more recent vintage are the other monuments that dot the town: the "Keertistumbh" or "victory tower" was erected in the 1930s, as were the Jorawar palace(Currently used as Judicial Court) and the Balaram palace.
Palanpur city has several temples dedicated to Hinduism and Jainism. It is famous for its relation to Jainism.
- The Motu Derasar and Nanu Derasar are the Jain temples which are especially famous in Jains. The Pallaviya Parshwanath Temple (Mota Derasar) was built by King Prahaladan (Founder of Palanpur city). It's the Temple of 23rd Lord of Jainism, Lord Parshwanath. This place comes under 108 Parshwanth Temples, which gets special attention to the devotees of Jainism.
- The Pataleshwar Mahadev Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is an ancient temple situated near Keerti stambh. It is believed to be the birth place of King Siddharaj Jaisinh, who've ruled Gujarat from Patan.
- Mota Ramji Mandir, dedicated to Lord Rama and Ambaji Mata Mandir are the famous temples located in the city. Ambaji temple located in Ambaji is believed to be one of the 51 Shakti Peethas and is located about 55 km from Palanpur.
- Kedarnath Mahadev Temple, located in Jessore, about 32 kilometres from Palanpur and Balaram Mahadev temple, located about 14 km from the city are famous temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.
- A famous temple of Dharmata, who is a kuldevi of Sundhiya family is situated near Balaram Mahadev Temple on the Virampur road.
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