Serenely reclining in the company of nature, the scenic city of Godhra welcomes you with sights of jagged granite formations and magnificent old structures adorning its beautiful landscape. Located in the Panchmahal region of Gujarat, the city is nestled amid verdant hills and elegantly flowing streams. Bearing a rich legacy of spirituality and traditions, it is embellished with a resplendent culture. From the Chauhan Rajputs and Mughals to the Sindhia Maharajas of Gwalior, the city has seen the rise and fall of many mighty rulers. Each of these has left a mark on the city's culture, enriching it with diverse colors. Bracing itself towards financial and industrial growth, Godhra gracefully retains the essence of its multihued identity.
Endowed with an inimitable scenic appeal, Godhra is a haven of natural sites. The numerous greenery-clad hills such as Pavaga, Kadana and Devgadh Baria, are great locations to enjoy the serene company of nature. The hot water spring in the Tuwa region is another natural marvel. The Ram Sagar Talav is a must-visit leisure spot within the city.
Trail the many temples and places of worship around the city to experience the pull of spirituality that dominates Godhra. The 11th century Kalika Mata Temple is one of the oldest shrines in the city and worth visiting for its religious as well as historical significance. Swami Narayan Temple, Somnath Temple and Amba Mata Temple are among the other important pilgrimages in the city. Several Methodist Churches in Godhra are also reminders of its colonial past.
The magnificent historical monument Citadel is perhaps among the most iconic attractions of Godhra. Built by Mahmud Begda, this ancient structure gives you an insight into the city’s past.
Visit during the various festive occasions to observe and experience the city’s vibrant culture amid rituals and celebrations. Navratri, International Kite Festival and Dussehra are some of the prominent festivals of Godhra.
Auto-rickshaws are the most common means of local transport in Godhra. Shared jeeps are also available at certain points in Godhra. However, since neither services charge as per metered rates, be sure to negotiate the fare before the ride. Private cars can be hired from one of the rental services in or around the city.
On a daily basis there are approximately 14 flights that operate at Vadodara Airport.Air India and IndiGo are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
Besides flying you can also reach Godhra through train.Godhra Jnis one of the most popular train stations in Godhra.On an average about 75 trains pass through Godhra on a daily basis.Vadodara to Godhra, Ratlam to Godhra, Dahod to Godhraare some of the most popular routes to Godhra with 92, 91, 89 trains weekly respectively.
By road Godhra is surrounded by Halol, Kapadvanj, Dohad which are 21.63 km, 36.14 km, 42.26 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.