Places To Visit in Gujarat
Gujarat, India's westernmost state, has varied terrain and numerous sacred sites. In its urban center of Ahmedabad is the Calico Museum of Textiles, displaying antique and modern Indian fabrics. Spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi's base from 1917–1930 was Sabarmati Ashram, where his living quarters remain on view. The Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), built in the 15th century, has a huge courtyard and a columned design.Popular Destinations are Ahmedabad, Dwaraka, Diu, Rajkot, Mount Abu, Portbandar, Junagadh & Somnath Temple.
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Ahmedabad, in western India, is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. The Sabarmati River runs through its center. On the western bank is the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, which displays the spiritual leader’s living quarters and artifacts. Across the river, the Calico Museum of Textiles, once a cloth merchant's mansion, has a significant collection of antique and modern fabrics.
The temple is also the location of Dwaraka maţha, also called Sharada Matha/Peeth and "western peeth", one of the four peeths established by Adi Shankaracharya. As an important pilgrimage center for Hindus, Dwarka has several notable temples, including Rukmini Devi Temple, Gomti Ghat, and Bet Dwarka. There is also a lighthouse at the land end point of Dwarka.
Diu is one of the undiscovered gems of India with pristine beaches and exquisite scenery apart from the other places of historical interest. Some of the popular beaches in Diu are the Nagoa beach, Jalandhar beach andGhoghla beach. Diu had been one of the principal hubs of the Portugese trade with India. The island remained in possession of the Portugese as late as 1961 when Indian troops freed the island from them. The places of historical interest in Diu include Bunder Chowk, Fort, Panikota and St. Paul’s Church.
Rajkot is the fourth largest city in the state of Gujarat, India, after Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara. Rajkot is the centre of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Rajkot is the 35th-largest urban agglomeration in India, with a population more than 1.2 million as of 2015. Rajkot is the seventh cleanest city of India. Rajkot is also the 22nd-fastest-growing city in the world. The city contains the administrative headquarters of the Rajkot District, 245 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, and is located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari rivers.
Mount Abu, located in Sirohi district, is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is 58 km from Palanpur and forms a distinct rocky plateau 22 km long by 9 km wide. The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar, at 1,722 metres. It is referred as 'an oasis in the desert', as its heights are home to rivers, lakes and evergreen forests. The ancient name of Mount Abu is "Arbudaanchal" and is said to be original abode of the famous Gurjaras. The area has several Hindu and Jain temples. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctury covers major portions of the mountains. The Nakki Lake in the Achalgarh fort is a popular tourist attraction.
Tourist places are Kirti Mandir - birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, Rana bapu’s Mahal, Hari Mandir, Khimeshwar Mahadev Temple(Kuchchdi) 1600 years old temple as per Archaeological survey of India, Porbandar Bird Sanctuary, Barda Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Bileshwara Shiva temple (built in 7th century), Jamvant cave(historical place from the time of ramayan), Bharat Mandir - Permanent exhibition of culture, history and geometry about India. It was established by Shri Nanjibhai Kalidas Mehta, Tara Mandir (One of the oldest Planetoriam's of India), Ram Krishna Mission, etc...
Junagadh is the headquarters of Junagadh district in the Indian state of Gujarat. The city is the 7th largest in Gujarat, located at the foot of the Girnar hills, 355 km south west of state capital Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad. Literally translated, Junagadh means "Old Fort". An alternate etymology gives the name as coming from "Yonagadh", literally "City of the Yona," referring to the ancient inhabitants of the city under the Indo-Greek Kingdom. It is also known as "Sorath", the name of the earlier Princely State of Junagadh.
The Somnath temple located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, India, is believed to be the first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot of Gujarat. Destroyed and reconstructed several times in the past, the present temple was reconstructed in Chalukya style of Hindu temple architecture.