Patan is an ancient city in Gujarat. The visitors can reach Patan through all three means of transport. The airport in Ahmadabad is the nearest. Patan is located on the bank of the river Saraswati. Patan is famous for its patola sari. The patterns on the fabric are very delicate and need high precision to complete a sari. Even gold threads and vegetable colors find their use in this unique piece of art. The royals love to spend money on this traditional hand woven textile. Thus when visiting Patan on the tour of Gujarat do splurge on these exquisite handcrafted garments because these are weaved with ethnic grace, comfort and antiquity.
The best time to visit this royal city is in October. It has been an important city for archeological findings and researches. Many Jain temples and dargahs have historical importance. The Jain temples are there for thousands of years and a temple which has Panchasara Parasvanath is the largest. The sun temple located near Patan is a venue for music festival by Gujarat Tourism Development Corporation. Some of the famous sightseeing spots here are the historic & architectural marvel of Rani Ki Vav, the homage construction of Khan Sarovar, and the religious piety of Sahastra Ling Lake.