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Mata na madh Tourism At A Glance

In Gujarat, India’s Kachchh district, the village of Mata no Madh is located in the Lakhpat Taluka. A temple to Ashapura Mata, the home deity of the erstwhile Jadeja kings of Kachchh State, is located in the settlement, which is flanked by hills on both banks of a tiny creek. She is regarded as Kachchh’s patron goddess as well.

The town of Lakhpat, which is only 33 kilometres north of Narayan Sarovar, is mostly known for its walled fort. In the 1800s, the town had a significant role as a hub for coastal trade. The massive fort walls at the mouth of Kori Creek remain as a testament to a brief but magnificent era. The only section of the fort still standing is the rampart, which may be climbed to get a view of the serene sea. This location is really gorgeous around dusk.

Other Places

Top Places in Lakhpat


Koteshwar Temple

The Koteshwar Temple, the final remnant of human habitation at India’s westernmost point, is the only point that separates the skyline from the broad blue horizon to the west and the flat brown horizon to the east. It’s story starts with Ravana, who received a boon from Lord Shiva for his exceptional acts of devotion. This blessing came from a Shiva linga that had immense spiritual might but that Ravana unintentionally dropped in his haughty hurry, causing it to fall to the ground near Koteshwar. The linga changed into a thousand identical replicas as retribution for Ravana’s negligence. Unable to tell which was the original, Ravana took one and ran away, leaving the original one at this location, around which the Koteshwar Temple was constructed.


Narayan Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary

The Narayan Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary, which was designated as such in April 1981, is a unique eco-system. It also includes desert thorn and scrub forests, punctuated with several seasonal water bodies and grassy patches. This remarkable ecosystem sustains a diverse range of organisms, including uncommon birds, mammals, and flowering plants. The Great Indian Bustard, Houbara Bustard, and Lesser Florican are the three species of bustards found in the sanctuary. This area is also home to the Black Partridge, a common bird of the desert. The sanctuary is highly regarded by 18 species of herpetofauna and 184 bird species, including 19 raptor species. The Chinkara is the animal with the best vision.


Narayan Sarovar

It draws tourists from all over the world with its ideal fusion of natural beauty and religious significance. It is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. It is located in Gujarat’s Kutch area in the Lakhpat taluka. 4 km to the northwest is the Koteshwar temple. As per legends, one of the holy rivers of India, Sarasvati River had an out let in to sea near present-day Narayan Sarovar and waters of lake were filled with holy waters of River Saraswati, that is why this place was and is still considered as one of the five holy lakes by Hindus. In conclusion, those who enjoy the outdoors and animals should make time to visit Narayan Sarovar & animals Sanctuary. The sanctuary provides a singular chance to take in Gujarat’s natural beauty and fauna. Prepare to tour the magnificent Narayan Sarovar by packing your baggage.


Siyot Caves

The ancient rock-cut caves known as the Siyot Caves are situated close to Siyot hamlet in the Kutch district of Gujarat, and are 110 kilometres away from the Great Rann of Kutch and 148 km from Bhuj. It is also known as the Kateshwar Buddhist Caves and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Kutch. Dated around the first century AD, the Siyot Caves are a group of five rock-cut caves. The main cave has east facing sanctum, ambulatory and space divisions which suggests a Shiva temple from the first or second century. The cave was used by Buddhists later which can be concluded based on the seals found herein and the traces of Brahmi inscriptions.

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