Mahakali temple, which is a famous pilgrimage centre for both Hindus and Muslims alike, is located in Pavagadh at about 53 km away from Vadodara in Gujarat. This is one temple in Gujarat that witnesses a lot of pilgrimage activities on a daily basis. Thousands of pilgrims visit the temple each day for the blessings of Goddess Mahakalika, the principle goddess of the temple. Maa Mahakalika, in spite of her fearful appearance, is believed to have the power to fulfill the wishes of her devotees.
The temple is a;sp considered as a great educational excursion spot. The temple is built in two floors, the lower floor where the idol of Maa Mahakali is situated and the top floor which is sacred to Muslims. It is also considered as one of the 51 Shakti Peeths.
The Gate of the Fort Walls refer to the gates surrounding the Pavagadh Fort. The main gates here are the Atak Gate, the Budhiya Gate, the Machi Gate and most importantly, the Moti & Sadan Shah Gate, which is cut from solid rock.