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Dhank Caves are located near Dhank village near Upleta, Rajkot district of Gujarat.

The caves chiseled out of a calcareous sandstone is of Buddhist and Jain influences.

The Jain cave includes figures of Adinath, Shantinath and Pārśva. These are considered to be the earliest Jain sculptures in Kathiawad of 7th century period.

Much of the sculptures are defaced and eroded over years. However, one cannot miss the ambience and beauty even now.

One well preserved image of 23rd TIrthankara Parshvanatha is depicted in kayotsarga posture with long limbs parallel to body and cobra hood canopied.

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Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 300 meters
Time Needed : 1-2 Hours
Open Timings : 6.00 AM to 7:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Umbrella
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Jasapar Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Porbander Airport
Nearest Highway : SH27
Nearest Landmark : Dhank Village Market

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