Dakor, originally called Dankpur, is a city based 40 km away from Nanded in Gujarat. Famous for its temple of Ranchorraiji, Dakor is located in Kheda district. The city has its religious importance and is known to have Mirabai and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu visiting the temple every year. Even in present times, the temple has a lot importance and people like Pandit Vishnu Digambar, Pandit Omkar Nath and Bal Gandharv visit this temple.
Places to Stay
There are many options for budget-friendly accommodations in Dakor. Some of them include Hotel Rama Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Laksh Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1600) and Decent Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400).
The official spoken language of Dakor is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Dakor include Sarad Purnima (November), Krishna Janamotsava (August), Tulsi Vivah, Dussehra and Diwali (November).
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions in Dakor include Ranchodrai Dakor Temple, Amul Dairy Museum (35 km) and Nandalaya Vaishnav Haveli (40 km).
How to Get There
Ahmedabad airport is the nearest airport to Dakor. It is located about 92 km away.
Dakor has its own railway station and is well connected with other cities through railway network.
Dakor is well connected with other cities through buses. There are daily buses to Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and other cities. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Hans Travels and Gujarat Tours and Travels. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.