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Patanvav is a village in Dhoraji taluka of Rajkot district of Gujarat in India.

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Map of Patanvav, Gujarat 360430

The nearby towns are Manavadar and Upleta. Patanvav is at an elevation of 68 meters above sea level. Postal code is 360430.

History

Patanvav, during British Raj was under administration of Gondal State and was a fortified town.

There is a hill nearby known as Osam hill or Osham hill where the five Pandavas are believed to have stayed during their exile. On the hill there are ruins of a fort, which is called Fort of Pandavas. As per the mythological beliefs it was here Bhima met Hidimbi. The Matri Mataji temple here is very old housing impressive deities.

Shri Osham Jain Temple, Dhankagiri is very sacred place near Patanvav. Patanvav also famous for mela (Fair).

References

Patanvav Wikipedia


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