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.
Nadiad is a small city forming a part of the Kheda district in Gujarat. Its neighbours are Anand (18 km) and Kheda (22 km). It is also called Natapadra or Natpur (City of Natas). The number 9 is of historical significance in Nadiad, as there are 9 routes into the city, 9 lakes and step wells around it and 9 villages near it. Mahatma Gandhi started his Satyagraha movement from Kheda, while staying at the alms house in Nadiad.
Places to Stay
There are a few good budget hotels in Nadiad: Hotel Comfort World (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Hotel Blue Room (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official languages of Nadiad are Gujarati and Hindi. A smattering of English is spoken here too.
Navratri, Krishna Janmashthami, and Ram Navami are celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Badhir Garden and the School for the Deaf and Mute are two places worth visiting. Santram Mandir, a 700 year old temple that is still served by a living Saint, and the Mahakali Mataji Mandir- approximately 255 years old, at the entrance to the city, are a must visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Nadiad is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad located about 63 km away.
Nadiad has its own railway station that connects it to the rest of Gujarat through the Western Railways.
There are daily bus services to Bhilwara, Surat, Abu Road, Ahmedabad and other places in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Shrinath Travel Agency, Punjab Travels, Neeta Tours and Travels. It is easy to get your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket online booking facility