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PHOTOS | World's first vegetarian city Palitana in Gujarat, check out its magnificent beauty

The world's first vegetarian city is in India's Gujarat. The beautiful city is named Palitana and has majestic views. Have a look at it here.

india-tv-entertainment-desk Written By: India TV Entertainment Desk [Published on: November 30, 2022 18:46 IST]
  • India is a land of many unique places. One of these places is the world's first vegetarian city. The city of Palitana, which is about 55 km away from Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, is completely vegetarian.
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    India is a land of many unique places. One of these places is the world's first vegetarian city. The city of Palitana, which is about 55 km away from Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, is completely vegetarian.
  • Non-vegetarian food is completely banned in Palitana city and the killing of animals is considered illegal here.
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    Non-vegetarian food is completely banned in Palitana city and the killing of animals is considered illegal here.
  • At this place, there is a unique mountain which is home to more than 900 temples. It is called Shatrunjaya. To reach the temple level, one has to climb about 3950 steps.
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    At this place, there is a unique mountain which is home to more than 900 temples. It is called Shatrunjaya. To reach the temple level, one has to climb about 3950 steps.
  • The city of Palitana is considered the holiest place in Jainism. A large number of followers of Jainism live here, that's why they requested the government to stop the sale of non-vegetarian food and stop killing animals at this place. The government accepted their demand in the year 2014 and completely banned animal killing in this city.
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    The city of Palitana is considered the holiest place in Jainism. A large number of followers of Jainism live here, that's why they requested the government to stop the sale of non-vegetarian food and stop killing animals at this place. The government accepted their demand in the year 2014 and completely banned animal killing in this city.
  • If you are going to visit Palitana city, then places like Shatrunjaya Hill, Shri Vishal Jain Museum, Hastagiri Jain Tirth, Gopnath Beach etc. are a must-travel.
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    If you are going to visit Palitana city, then places like Shatrunjaya Hill, Shri Vishal Jain Museum, Hastagiri Jain Tirth, Gopnath Beach etc. are a must-travel.
  • You can also reach Palitana city by train, bus or flight. If you are going by train, then you have to take the train to Bhavnagar or Ahmedabad.
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    You can also reach Palitana city by train, bus or flight. If you are going by train, then you have to take the train to Bhavnagar or Ahmedabad.