Damodar Kund

Damodar Kund Junagadh

 

About The Place : Damodar Kund is one of the sacred lakes as per Hindu beliefs, which is located at the foothills of Girnar hills, near Junagadh in Gujarat, India. It is considered holy, as per Hindu mythology and many Hindus prefer to bathe and immerse the ashes and the bones left after cremation of dead bodies, here at Damodar Kund due to a belief that the departed souls would get moksha here.It may be mentioned here other such famous places for immersion of ashes and bones ( Hindu rite of asthi-visarjana ) are in Ganga at Haridwar and Triveni Sangam at Prayag. The water of the lake has properties of dissolving the bones.The lake is 257 ft long and 50 ft broad and only 5 feet deep. It is surrounded by a well built ghat.The steps for going up the Girnar hills start near Damodar Kund.

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  • By Road By Road Junagadh is linked to the rest of the country through a good road network. There is even a good network of National and State Highways connecting the city. The State Transport Corporation runs buses link Junagadh to all the major cities and towns of Gujarat and other states of the country.

  • By Train By Train Junagadh lies on the Western Railway network of the Indian railways. The city is well connected with the rest of the country via a number of trains. There are many express and local trains that operate daily and are perfect for traveling from Rajkot to Junagadh.

  • By Air By Air The nearest airport from Junagadh is Rajkot, situated at a distance of 100 km from the city. A number of flights fly to and from here, connecting the city with the various parts of Gujarat as well as the country.

 

Registered Tourist Oprators

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HIR INTERNATIONAL

Contact Address F-20 RAJ PALACE SADHU VASVANI ROAD RAJKOT
City Rajkot
Mobile 9879511180
Website http://www.hirinternational.com
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ROYAL TOURS & TRAVELS

Contact Address C102-Crystal Complex,Opp KKV Hall,Nr Sanskar Complex,150ft Ring Road
Mobile 9909977731
Website http://royaltoursntravels.com
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SKY HIGH ADVENTURE CLUB PVT.LTD

Contact Address 907-Aalap-A, 9th Floor, Limda Chowk, Rajkot
City Rajkot
Mobile 9998322228
Website WWW.SKYHIGHADVENTURECLUB.COM
 

Registered Tourist Guides

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Rizwan Sandh

Mobile 8000798071
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Nikhil Bhatt

Mobile 9825276528
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Raj S Patt

Mobile 9978228822
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