Located 200 km from Ahmadabad in Gujrat, Dahod is a small town on the banks of river Dhudimati. Dahod is also known as Dohad, which means ‘two boundaries.’ The name is based on its geographic position, Dahod is bound by two states - Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The population of Dahod comprises of Bhils and Adivasis or tribal people with largest Dawoodi Vohra Samaj in India. It also offers many attractions for visitors to the district that include temples, forts and other historical sites.
Places to Stay
There are many budget hotels in Dahod that offer convenient, hygienic and economical stay options for tourists. Some of them are Hotel Laxmi, Hotel Tribhuvan, Hotel Rama and Hotel Mahavir.
The official language of Dahod is Gujarti but Hindi is also spoken here.
Places of Interest
Dahod has a number of historical sites for tourists to visit. Some of the popular sites include the Fort of Ghaddi, the Historical Bridge,the New Kharod and the Shiv Mandir Bavka. The religious sites include Hanuman Mandir, Najmi Masjid and Hasani Masjid.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dahod is Vadodara Airport which is 125 km away from Dahod.
The nearest railway station is Dahod Railway station with 50 trains passing through it to other cities of India.
Dahod is well-connected to Ahmedabad, Vadodra and Madhya Pradesh with regular bus services to the main cities of these states. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get bus booking online to over 4,000 destinations across the country.