Champaner is a historical city in the state of Gujarat, in western India. It is located in Panchmahal district, 47 kilometres from the city of Vadodara. The city was briefly the capital of the Sultanate of Gujarat. It became based via Vanraj Chavda, the maximum outstanding king of the Chavda Dynasty, in the 8th century. He named it after the name of his buddy and fashionable Champa, additionally known later as Champaraj. By the later 15th century, the Khichi Chauhan Rajputs held Pavagadh castle above the city of Champaner.
The younger Sultan of Gujarat, Mahmud Begada, identifying to attack Champaner, started out towards it together with his military on 4 December 1482. After defeating the Champaner navy, Mahmud captured the city and besieged Pavagadh, the well-known hill-fort, above Champaner, wherein king Jayasimha had taken shelter. He captured the Pavagadh castle on 21 November 1484, after a siege of 20 months. He then spent 23 years rebuilding and embellishing Champaner, which he renamed Muhammadabad, after which he moved the capital there from Ahmedabad.
In 1535, after chasing away Bahadur Shah, Humayun led three hundred Mughals to scale the castle on spikes driven into rock and stonework in a far off and unguarded part of the citadel constructed over a precipitous hillside on Pavagadh Hill. Large heaps of gold, silver and jewels had been the struggle booty despite the fact that Bahadur Shah had controlled to escape with a lot to Diu Champaner is these days the site of the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, which UNESCO targeted a World Heritage Site in 2004.
Currency: Rupees - INR Pincode of Champaner: 389360 Language : Gujrati, English Weather: Summer 16°C to 31°C Winter 9°C to 14°C