SIGHTSEEING NEAR RAJPIPLA
Rajpipla is the headquarters of Narmada District with bustling markets that offer a wide range of products, and medical facilities of every kind. It is renowned for its enchanting natural beauty, blessed with the holy Narmada River, Karjan River, streams, waterfalls,the Satpura mountain range, valleys, thick teak forests, and evergreen banana and sugarcane plantations.In the natural hilly and thickly forested area along the valley and reservoir of Narmada River, there are sloth bears, panthers, deer, antelopes, foxes, jackals, hyena, monkeys and other small animals, and birds like eagles, green pigeons (parrots) and owls,among others, whereas one can find crocodiles and otters in the rivers.The climate is bracing year-round without excessive cold, heat or rain.
Rajpipla is also a religious centre with shrines of all faiths, temples, mosques, dargahs,Jain derasar, Parsifire temple, church and Sikh gurudwara. On both banks of River Narmada there are ancient holy sites and bathing ghats, mainly of Lord Shiva and temples of saintsat Garudeshwar, Chandod, Shuklateerth, Nareshwar, Shoolpaneshwar andKabirwad,among other places. The Jain temple at Jhagadia is well known.