Places to Visit in Gujarat
Gujarat is the one of most beautiful destination in India for local tourists as well as International tourists. Gujarat has a many of beautiful Tourist places and cities for all kind of tours like a religious trip, historical tour, cultural tourism, business trip and much more. Gujarat has all kind of place to make your trip wonderful and unforgettable. In this article, we have a list of the top 10 tourist destinations in Gujarat for your tour with friends, family member and picnic.
1. Ahmedabad-The Manchester of the East
The city is an important commercial hub of Gujarat. Lies on the banks of Sabarmati River, Ahmedabad is world-renowned for Mahatma Gandhi’s Ashram. The city boasts of its grand monuments, pavilions, mosques and mausoleums. Popular tourist attractions of the city include Jama Masjid, Victoria Gardens, Teen Darwaza, Rani Rupmati’s Mosque, Hathee Singh Jain Temple, Bhadra Fort and Calico Textile Museum.
2. Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara
Laxmi Vilas Palace is the pride of Gujarat. It is the four times bigger than the Buckingham Palace in England. It is one of the best royal palaces in the world. It is the residential of the Baroda’s Maharaja and his family members. Baroda is also famous as Vadodara. The city has a many tourist destinations.
3. Sardar Sarovar Dam
Sardar Sarovar Dam is biggest dam projects in India. The development of dam has taken many decades to get completed and still it is under development. It is located at Navagam city in the Gujarat.
Millions of Gujarati citizen well get benefits after completing contraction of this dam. Farmers could possibly get water for their farming. Kevadia Colony is also rising as the picnic place for mostly travelers. It is also believe as the family tourist places in the state of Gujarat. Gujarat Tourism Department is also making this dam as the one of the major attraction in the state.
4. Somnath Temple – Prabhas Patan (Near Veraval)
Somnath Temple is the best spiritual place for Hinduism. It is a widely Famous Tourist Place in Gujarat. People visit this temple as one of the place in “Chhar Dham Yatra”. Thousands of people visit in every year. It is the main tourist attraction in the state for the domestic as well as International tourists.
5. Dwarakadheesh Temple of Lord Krishna
Dwarakadheesh Temple is the most blessed place for Hindu people in the World. It is located in the city of Dwarka. Lord Krishna is usually worshipped in the town as “Dwarkadhish” or the King of Dwarka. It is one of the holy places for Hindu as their tour of “Char Dham Yatra” i.e. Religious Tour of Four blessed Places.
6. Haji Pir Dargah – Kutch
Haji Pir is the one of the most famous saint and Worship by mostly religious people in the country. The Dargah is located on the boundary of India-Pakistan. The Original name of Haji Pir was Ali Akbar and he was in soldiers of Shahabuddin Ghori. Then after that he stayed in the village of “Nara” and close by places. He spent his entire life in the service of people. He sacrifices his life while trying to get well cows driven out by the dacoits.
7. Gir Forest National Park – Junagadh, Home of “Asiatic Lions”
Junagadh is the most famous city of many historical events for independent India. Along with, Junagadh also has many famous tourist detonations and places to be travel. Gir Forest National Park is the most famous tourist place, a residence of Asiatic Lions. This place is a focus for thousands of travellers every year. It is one of the most significant wildlife sanctuaries of India.
8. Lothal – Ancient Destination in Gujarat near Ahmedabad
Lothal was one of the most modern cities in the time of Indus Valley culture. It was founded by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in 13th Feb, 1955-19th May, 1960. It is situated in Bhal in Gujarat. Lothal is back dated from 2400 BCE which makes it most ancient city in the World. Lothal is located in the village of Saragwala in the taluka (Tehsil) dist. Ahmedabad of. This is awesome place for History Lover.
9. Vadodara-Representing Culture of Gujarat
It is known as the cultural capital of Gujarat and boasts of its majestic gardens, folk dances and amazing fine arts. Situated along the banks of River Vishwamitri, Vadodara speaks volume about the traditions of the state. The city presents a fine blend of various historical sites and IT industries. Few popular attractions of the state are Laxmi Vilas Palace, Nazarbaug Palace, Makarpura Palace and Pratap Vilas.
10. Porbandar-The Birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi
The town houses some of the most holy shrines that date back to ancient era. Porbandar is the place that offers a fine blend of rusticity with modernity. The popular tourist attractions of the city include temples and other religious sites. The Sudama Mandir and the Bharat Mandir are the famous ones. Devotees can also visit the Ram Dhoon Mandir and the Rokadia Hanuman Temple that serve as the major attractions of the place.