Special Places to Stay in Palitana
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Vijay Vilas Palace ($)
The Vijay Vilas Palace is a charming heritage home-stay that sits in the shadow of the Shatrunjay Hill with its spectacular Jain temples. The palace has been simply and very tastefully decorated with delicate Victorian furniture and warm colours.
Things to see and do in Palitana
Jain Temples of Palitana
High up on Shatrunjaya hill, Palitana temple city is the largest of its kind in India.
The winding 3.5-km path to the top has 3950 steps. The 863 temples date from the 11th to the 16th century and are dedicated to the 24 different Jain Gurus.
The tiring climb is well justified by the the beautiful temples and the fabulous all round views one can enjoy from atop the hill.