Shree Ishwariya Temple & Park

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Distance (From Rajkot Junction): 7 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: At Madhapar Village

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 7 km from Rajkot Junction, Shree Ishwariya Mahadev Temple is an ancient temple situated at Madhapar village near Rajkot. Located on Rajkot - Jamnagar Highway, it is one of famous temples located in Rajkot.

Shree Ishwariya Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated next to the Ishwariya Park. The main deity here is said to be 'Swayambhu' linga. This temple displays impressive frescoes and architecture, which makes the temple more beautiful. The serene and peaceful surrounding of the Ishwariya Temple makes it an ideal place for people to go and offer prayers and spend their time in tranquil nature. Visitors have to climb a flight of stairs from the parking area to reach the sanctum of the temple.

Rajkot Municipal Corporation has developed a park called Ishwariya Park near the temple in 2008. The park features a peaceful environment and lush green lawns along with well laid walking tracks. The park is decorated with statues of different animals like giraffe, snake, owl, monkey, rabbits etc. and is fun place for kids where they can get pleasure from numerous swings and rides. There is a golf course and Ishwariya Lake with boating facility in the park. There is also a musical water fountain in the park that attracts everyone's attention. There is a small canteen where you can get just packed foods but you can eat in the Ishwariya hotel nearby which is famous for khathiyawadi food.

Temple Timings: 7 AM - 10 AM

Park Timings: 3 PM - 8 PM, Closed on Tuesdays

Park Entry: Rs. 20 for Adults & Rs. 10 for Children