7 Places to Visit in Gujarat

7 Places to Visit in Gujarat
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Places to visit in Gujarat, India and tourist attractions are Ahmedabad ( Akshardham, Sabarmati Ashram ), Jamnagar (Dwarka, Dwarkadhish Temple), Junagadh (Somnath , Gir Forest National Park), Kutch, Bhuj, Vadodra and Bharuch.

Long beaches, mighty Gir lions, intricately carved temples, colourful fairs and festivals and the most exquisite and artistic handicrafts characterise Gujarat.

the state of Gujarat is rightly called the ‘jewel of the west’. It has several tourist attractions like the Gir lion Sanctuary, The Jain Temples is also home to Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy from Porbandar to Rajkot and Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Ashram to the salt beaches of Dandi. Traditional festivals are a major attraction and the traditional crafts of Gujarat make excellent buys.

Gujarat at the same time is also one of the most highly developed industrial states of India, blending harmoniously an ancient heritage with a vibrant present.

 

Places to visit in Gujarat - Gujarat Map

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Tourist Places to visit in Gujarat as tourist attractions are :

 

AHMEDABAD

Ahmedabad the largest city and the capital of Gujarat nurtures in its fold pages of history, a breath of harmony and a showcase of exquisite architecture. Today Ahmedabad has spread beyond the confines of its medieval walls far across the Sabarmati river. It is the home of national institutions. A land of gentle people, astute businessmen, gay, colourful peasants and thriving industry. Ahmedabad is among top tourist places to visit in Gujarat.

Tourist attractions to visit in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, india are Gandhi Ashram, Calico Museum, Hussain-Doshi’s Gufa, Jama Masjid, Siddi Bashir Mosque, Rani Rupmati’s Mosque, Hutheesing Jain Temple, Kankaria lake, Sidi Sayed Mosque.

Gandhinagar, Akshardham, Ambaji, Pavagadh, Adalaj, Combay, Nalsarovar, Lothal, Patan are tourist attractions to visit near Ahmedabad, Gujarat, india.

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BHAVNAGAR

Founded in 1743 AD by Bhavsinhji Gohil, the Suryanshi ruler whose ancestors migrated from Marwar five centuries earlier, Bhavnagar is a flourishing port town on the south-eastern coast of Gujarat’s Saurashtra region. Bhavnagar today has a number of small , medium and large industries and is a premiere cotton-exporting seaport.

 

JAMNAGAR

Found in 1540, Jamnagar was the capital of Jamthe Jadeja, the Rajput ruler of Nawanagar. It was built around Rammol Lake and in center of the lake is a small palace. It is a famous for pearl fisheries, toe 7 die fabrics and bandhini work. Dwarka is among top tourist places to visit in Gujarat.

 

Lakhota Fort, kotha bastion, porbandar, Dwarka, jagat Mandir, Sharada Peetha are tourist attractions to visit in Jamnagar.

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Places to visit in Jamnagar / Dwarka, Tourist Places Sightseeing

 

JUNAGADH

An ancient fortified city, rich in myth and legend, Junagadh lies at the foot of Girnar Hill. Junagadh, Somnath are among top tourist places to visit in Gujarat.

Ashoka’s Edict, Girnar hill, Maqbara, Uparkot, Durbar Hall Museum, Sasangir Forest & Sanctury are tourist attractions to visit in Junagadh.

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Places to Visit in Junagadh, Somnath, Tourist places Sightseeing

 

KUTCH or KACHCHH, BHUJ

An ancient fortified city, rich in myth and legend, Junagadh lies at the foot of Girnar Hill. Kutch has turned out to be top tourist places to visit in Gujarat in recent times.

Aina Mahal Complex, Cenotaphs Complex, lakhpat, kera, koteshwar, dholavira, Surkotada are tourist attractions to visit in kachchh or Bhuj – Area of Gujarat.

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VADODRA AND BHARUCH

Once the capital of the princely Gaekwads, Vadodra is a graceful city of palaces, parks, temples and museum. It boasts of one of the finest palaces in India. Maharaja Gaekwad commissioned the famous British Architect, Major Mant and Chisolm to work on Laxmi Vilas Palace -one of the grandest palaces in India. Vadodra is among top tourist places to visit in Gujarat.

Nazarbagh Palace, Makarpura palace, Pratap vilas palace, Maharaka fateh singh Museum, Kirti mandir, Vadodra museum and picture gallery, Tambekarwada are tourist attractions to visit in Vadodra (Baroda),

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Places to Visit in Vadodra (baroda) and Bharuch, Tourist Places Sightseeing

 

VALSAD AND SAPUTANA

SURAT

The ancient port of Surat has been renowned for its fine silks and exquisite brocades and its trade in spices. It has been one of the most prosperous of India’s cities n the 17th & 18th century.

SAPUTANA

Saputara is Gujarat’s picturesque hill station perched on a plateau in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadari Range. Situated at an altitude of about 1000 m, Saputara has been developed as a planned holiday resort to ensure an enjoyable holiday in the cool of the hills. Saputara means the ‘abode of serpents’ and a snake image on the banks of the river Sarpaganga is worshipped by the Adivasis.

How to Reach

Ahmedabad is capital of Gujarat and is well connected to country.

Air

International and various domestic airlines connecting Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Calcutta, Bangalore and other major centres of India.

Rail

Ahmedabad is linked by rail to Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Udaipur, Calcutta, Chennai and other major centres of India and several other tourist centres.

Road

State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various centres of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan. It is 555 kms. from Mumbai, 1076 km from Delhi via Udaipur and Jaipur.

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