About Galiakot

Galiakot is a town in Dungarpur district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The town is frequently visited by people due to the famous tomb of Babjee Moula Syedi Fakhruddin situated here. Lunawada, Sagwara, Modasa and Bargi are some of the nearby cities from here.

About Galiakot

Geography of Galiakot

Galiakot is located at geographical coordinates of 23.536°N and 74.009°E with an average elevation of 145 meters or 475 feet above sea level. It is situated on the banks of River Mahi and is located 45 km from the district headquarters of Dungarpur and 498 km from the state capital of Jaipur.

Transport in Galiakot

The town is well connected by road and rail network. There are frequent buses operating here on different routes. There is a railway station here however Udaipur station is the nearest major railway station from here located at a distance of 132 km.

History and Culture of Galiakot

The renowned Muslim saint Babjee Moula Syedi Fakhruddin lived here in 10th century. Hindi and Rajasthani are the local languages spoken here. As per the census of 2011, the town has a population of 4,707 of which 2,339 are males and 2,368 are females. The town has a literacy rate of 71.5% which is higher than the state average of 66.11%.

Tourism in Galiakot

Galiakot is a place of historical importance and one of the most visited villages in Rajasthan. It is the abode of Dargah of Pir Fakhuruddin and is visited by thousands of people every year to pay their homage. The Dargah is built with white marble with the teachings of Holy Quran engraved on them and is believed to be more than 900 years old. There are also many famous temples here including Sheetla Mata Mandir and Jain Temple. There is also an old fort situated here.

Being in Galiakot is also an opportunity for anyone to explore some of the nearby tourist destinations in Dungarpur district like Udai Bilas Palace, Juna Mahal, Gaib Sagar Lake, Government Archaeological Museum, Badal Mahal and Baneshwar Temple.

Hotels in Galiakot

There are few hotels which you can opt to stay while traveling to this city of Rajasthan.

Hotel Mahi Palace
Address: Mahipool, Dungarpur, NH-927A, Dungarpur Banswara Road, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 098288 84054

Navratna Resort and Guest House
Address: NH-927A, Dungarpur Banswara Road, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 080031 01487

Hotel Surabhi
Address: Khodaniya Complex, Banswada Road, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 080949 99888

Vijay Lodge
Address: Salatwara, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 02966 252 055

Hotel Midway
Address: Krishna Nagar, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 077409 46151

Restaurants in Galiakot

There are also few restaurants in and around Galiakot. Visit the one to enjoy the traditional cuisine of the region.

Mahalaxmi Hotel
Address: Bargi, Rajasthan 314026
Phone: 099290 26836

Chetak Hotel
Address: Bargi, Rajasthan 314035
Phone: 099296 89758

Gopi Hotel and Restaurant
Address: Dungarpur Road, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 02966 254 200

Surbhi Dinning Hall
Address: Krishna Nagar, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 091169 41184

Bombay Chinese and Fast Food

Address: Rajasthan State Highway 10, Krishna Nagar, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 099287 15353

Hotel Mahalxmi Palace
Address: Shiv Colony, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 094143 26940

Healthcare in Galiakot

The town of Galiakot is well prepared in case off nay medical emergencies. Residents of the town do not have to worry in times of emergency.  One can find both government and private hospital in this part of Rajasthan.
 
Raj Clinic
Address: Mohammediya, Galiakot, Rajasthan 314026
Phone: 094628 15152

Dr. Nisreen's Physiotherapy Clinic
Address: Taheri Mohalla, Mohammediya, Galiakot, Rajasthan 314026
Phone: 082906 86154

Bhuvneshi Dental Care
Address: Chitri - Galiakot Road, Bargi, Rajasthan 314035
Phone: 094622 70865

Primary Health Center
Address: Chitri, Dungarpur, Sagwara Road, Sagwara, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025

Government Hospital
Address: Bhandari, Dungarpur, Udaipur Road, Sagwara, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025

Chemists in Galiakot

Bharat Medical
Address: Galiakot Juitalai Nire Rd, Taherabad, Galiakot, Rajasthan 314026

Vijay Pharma
Address: Bus Stand, Sagwara, Rajasthan

Vishnu Medicals
Address: Gamathwara - Sagwara Rd, Krishna Nagar, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 097991 18286

Parshvanath Medical Store
Address: Hospital Road, Salatwara, Sagwara, Rajasthan 314025
Phone: 094132 82448



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