Badnagar is a city that belongs to the Ujjain District of the state of Madhya Pradesh. This place is known for being the birthplace of Kavi Pradeep, one of the greatest Indian poets.With a population of more than 30000 people the lliteracy rate of Badnagar is 75% is above the national average.
Places to Stay
There are very few accommodation options in Badnagar. Visitors will find suitable options in Ujjain which is located around 45km away. However, it is usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Diwali, Holi and Ganesh Chaturthi are the major events across the year.
Hindi is the local language spoken in Badnagar.
Places to Visit
Badnagar is a small town and therefore offers only local attractions such as temples and other places of worship such as mosques. The city of Ujjain is a nearby place of interest.
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore is the closest airport. It provides direct links to many major destinations such as Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Jodhpur, Kolkata, and Hyderabad.
Badnagar Railway Station provides connections to Ujjain, Indore, Ratlam, and Ahmedabad. Farther destinations can be accessed from these stations.
Buses to Ujjain and Indore are regular. From Ujjain, Baroda, Jaipur, Junagadh and other destination can be reached directly. MPSRTC and Hans Indore Travels are the inter-state bus transport available along with and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Online bus ticket booking has caught up with travelers across India.
Godhra is a small town in the state of Gujarat. It also serves as the administrative headquarters for Panchmahal district. Its name is derived from two different Hindi words ‘gou’ and ‘dhara’. ‘Gou’ means cow and ‘dhara’ carries two meanings – one being ‘land’ or ‘hold’ and other being ‘flow’.
Places to Stay
There are few budget hotels available in Godhra. Some of them include Hotel Atithi and Guest House, (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel City Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
Gujarati is the official language of Godhra. The other language spoken here is Hindi.
Navratri, Deepavali, Uttarayan (Kite festival), Holi, Rakhsabandhan, Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi are celebrated with great fervour and pomp here. On Janmashtami, a fair is held at the Ankleshwar Mahadev temple.
Places of Interest
Godhra is famous for its natural hot water springs which have medicinal values. It attracts a number of tourists from all over India. Other must see places are Kanelav Talav, Ram Sagar Talav, Vaishanav temples i.e. two temples of Lord Gokulanathji and Vaishnav Sampraday (Vaisnal society), and one each for Lord Gusaiji and Lord Mahaprabhuji, Rathanpur, Old Methodist Church, the Jhakurkhan Ara Masjid, and the Bohora Masjid.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Godhra is in Vadodara (62.9 km).
The Godhra Junction connects Godhra to various other towns and major cities in Gujarat.
Godhra is well connected by state run and other private buses. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient.