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Galiakot, Dungarpur


Galiakot is a hamlet located on the banks of the River Mahi, at a distance of 58 km from Dungarpur. According to beliefs, the village derived its name from a Bhil Chieftain who ruled the area. This village served as a capital to the Parmers and the Dungarpur State. Galiakot is famous for the Syed Fakhruddin shrine. Syed Fakhruddin was a renowned saint who after his demise was buried in the village of Galiakot. This holy centre was constructed using white marble and stands out as a brilliant piece of architecture in the region. Travellers can see the intricate designs on the dome of the shrine. A large number of devotees of Dawoodi Bohra visit the shrine on the occasion of 'Urs', which is held every year on the 27th day of Muharram.

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Tourists can also see Vijia Mata's Temple, Vasundhara Devi Temple, and Sheetla Mata Temple in Galiakot.


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