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Dabhoi is an ancient town originally known as Darbhavati. It was established in the early 6th century AD. It is located at 22°18'33" N and 73°25 E, in Vadodara district of Gujarat.

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The fortification and its foundation are ascribed to the great King of Gujarat, Siddhraj Jaisinh (1093-1143 AD), who made this frontier his fortress. The architectural style and the exquisite stone carving and iconography on the fort walls and gates suggests that it was conceived and constructed in the same period as Rudra Mahalaya and Zinzuwada Fort. It is mentioned as an important city in the Jain inscriptions of Girnar (VS 1288). It came under the control of Muslim rulers, in 1300 AD after the fall of Patan.

Dabhoi is the birth place of the great Gujarati poet, Raskavi Dayaram, composer of many garbis (devotional songs) and a devotee of Ranchhodraiji of Dakor. Many Jain scholars also stayed here in the past and enriched the Jain Granth Bhandar, which has a collection of ancient Jain manuscripts.


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