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Kalo Dunagar/Black Hill (Northan Kutch)
Kalo Dungar or Black Hill is the highest point in Kutch, Gujarat, India, at 462 m.and one of the Best Places To Visit In Kutch It is located at 97 km from District headquarters of Bhuj and 25 km from nearest town Khavda.
distance between bhuj and rann of kutch is 85 KM and rann of kutch to black hill it is 50 KM
You can enjoy and explore the beauty of kalo dungar in during a rann of kutch festival
This is probably the only Best Places To Visit In Kutch from where a panoramic view of the Great Rann of Kutch is possible. Since it is located very near to the Pakistan border, there is an Army post at the top; beyond here, only military personnel are allowed.
The Kalo Dungar is also famous and Best Places To Visit In Kutch for a 400-year-old Dattatreya temple. Legend says that when Dattatreya walked on the earth, he stopped at the Black Hills and found a band of starving jackals. Being a god, he offered them his body to eat and as they ate, his body continually regenerated itself. Because of this, for the last four centuries, the priest at the temple has prepared a batch of prasad, cooked rice, that is fed to the jackals after the evening aarti.
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Another, legend has it that there was once a holy man named Lakkh Guru residing at Kala Dungar and worshiping the Lord Dattatreya. He used to feed wild jackals. There came a day when he found he had no food,
so cutting-off a part of his body he offered it to the jackals, saying, “Le ang!’ (Take body part). Over the centuries, this change to ‘Long’.
A strange phenomenon is observeing at Kalo Dungar,
when some visitors noticed that their vehicles were hurtling down at speeds over 80 km/h with the ignition switched off. The team of experts from the Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA),
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And Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur studied the phenomenon. It is concluded that the vehicle hurtle down fast due to the more gradient of the slope.for this effect tourist are getting awesome traveling experience at black hill it is Best Places To Visit In Kutch which every tourist must visit once in a life.