Paddhari is located in the Rajkot district of Gujarat. It is situated at an average elevation of 62 metres above sea-level. It is dotted with numerous temples such as the Sitaram temple and the Jagnath Mahadev temple among others. This place has been home to several well-known personalities such as the writer Shri Harilal Upadhyay and astrologist Shri Revashankarbhai Trivedi. Rajkot, Jamnagar, Morvi and Wankaner are the tourist destinations located in the vicinity of Paddhari.
Places to Stay
Paddhari, being a small town does not have many hotels. But Rajkot which is 30 km away has several. Some of the hotels in Rajkot are, Hotel K Rose (tariff – Rs. 1500), Hotel Pallav (tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Aditya (tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Rajdoot (tariff – Rs. 1500.)
Gujarati, English and Hindi are among the most common languages that are spoken in Paddhari.
The festival of Navratri, which is usually in the month of October is celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
The Sitaram temple, the Jagnath Mahadev temple and the Sri Pragateshwar Mahadev temple are among the most popular tourist attractions in Paddhari.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Paddhari is the Rajkot airport which is situated at a distance of 30.9 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Paddhari is the Wankaner Junction which is at a distance of 4.9 km away. The Rajkot Junction is a little further away, at a distance of 32.5 km but most visitors prefer this option.
Paddhari can be accessed by bus from Ahmedabad and Rajkot. Samay Travels run their buses between Ahmedabad and Paddhari and the areas around it. Neelkanth Travels has buses plying from Rajkot. Online bus ticket reservation is an easy and convenient way to get your tickets.