Major tourist places which attracts people all over the world in Gujarat


The placeslike champaner,pavagadh,girnar,dholavira,lothal are declerd as heritage sites n some of them are in UNESCO's world heriteg sites list. These hubs are well equipped with the modern infrastructure, facilities and services in the areas of commerce, communication, connectivity, hospitality, transportation, medical facilitie

The tourist places are arrange region wise below



Eight tourism regions have been created, which are Ahmedabad Metro, Ahmedabad Rural (North Gujarat), Surat (South Gujarat), Vadodara (Central Gujarat), Rajkot, Junagadh & Jamnagar (Saurashtra) and Bhuj (Kutch), for convenience of tourists visiting Gujarat.
These hubs are well equipped with the modern infrastructure, facilities and services in the areas of commerce, communication, connectivity, hospitality, transportation, medical facilities etc.

AHMEDABAD



Religious Sites

1) Hutheesing Jain Temple
2) Sidi Sayeed Masjid
3) Swaminarayan Temple
4) Jama Masjid
5) Mahudi Jain Temple
6) Akshardham

Archaeological & Architectures
1) Walled city and gates
2) Heritage Walk
3) Rani no Hajiro
4) Badshah no Hajiro
5) Pols of Old City

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Dada Harir Vav (Stepwell)
2) Jhulta Minara
3) The Adalaj Stepwell
4) Sarkhej Roza
5) The House of Mangaldas Girdhardas

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Vechaar Utensils Museum
2) Calico Museum & Sarabhai Foundation
3) Sanskar Kendra
4) Institute of Indology
5) N C Mehta Gallery
6) Shreyas Folk Museum
7) Hussain Doshi's Gufa
8) CEPT Campus
9) Kanoria Ctr for Arts
10)Hutheesing Visual Arts Centre
11)Community Science Center
12)Sardar Patel Museum
13)Science City
14)Auto World
15)Gandhi Ashram

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Sundarvan
2) Indroda Nature Park


Gardens & Lakes
1) Kankaria Lake

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
1) Institue of Indology

Others
1) Ravivar (Sunday) Market
2) Manek Chowk

LOTHAL



Archaeological & Architectures
1) Lothal Archaeological Site
2) Utelia Palace

NALSAROVAR BIRD SANCTUARY
1) Forests & Natural
2) Ecosystems
3) Explore the Sanctuary

AMBAJI



Religious Sites
1) Ambaji Temple
2) Gabbar
3) Koteshwar

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Poshina

Gardens & Lakes
1) Mangalya Van

MEHSANA



Religious Sites
1) Unjha
2) Becharaji
3) Modhera Sun Temple

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Step well

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
1) Vadnagar
2) Taranga Hills

WILD ASS SANCTUARY - LITTLE RANN



Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Explore the Sanctuary
2) Dasada

PATAN



Religious Sites
1) Jain temples

Archaeological & Architectures
1) Sahasralinga Talav

Muslim architecture
1) Sidhpur

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Rani Ki Vav

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Hemachandracharya Jain Gnan Mandir

SHAMLAJI



Religious Sites
1) Around Shamlaji

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
1) Dev Ni Mori

TARANGA HILLS



Religious Sites
1) Ajit Nath Prasad Vihara
2) Yellow Stone Temple
3) Kotishila
4) Siddhshila
5) Taranamata shrines
6) Kumbhariya

Archaeological & Architectures
1) Buddhist Caves

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Taranga Fort

POLO MONUMENT AND VIJAYNAGAR FOREST



Archaeological & Architectures
1) Vijaynagar Circuit
2) Idar

VADNAGAR



Religious Sites
1) Hatkeshwar Temple

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Vadnagar Torans

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Bhavai Government Museum

Gardens & Lakes
1) Sharmishtha Lake

SURAT



Religious Sites
1) Parsi Agiari
2) Marjan Shami Roza
3) Chintamani Jain temple
4) Mughalsarai
5) Vir Narmad Saraswati Mandir
6) Gopi Talav and Nav Sa'id Masjid
7) Rander and Jama Masjid
8) Navsari
9) Bilimora
10)Udvada

Archaeological & Architectures
1) Sanjan

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) European tombs
2) Surat Castle

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Sardar V Patel Museum and Planetarium

Beaches & Coastal Sites
1) Nargol
2) Dandi
3) Dumas
4) Suvali
5) Tithal

Others
1) Chowk
2) Textile markets
3) Diamond Industry

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Bardoli

SAPUTARA HILL STATION



Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Sitavan
2) Gira waterfalls
3) Pandava Gufa

Religious Sites
1) Nageshwar Mahadev

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Saputara Tribal Museum

Others
1) The Ropeway
2) Governor's Hill
3) Artist Village
4) Other points of interest
5) Village Experiences

Gardens & Lakes
1) Gardens
2) Lake
3) Trekking

VANSDA NATIONAL PARK



Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Explore the Sanctuary
2) Unai Hot Springs
3) Padamdungari Eco Campsite

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Kilad Nature Education Campsite
2) Waghai Botanical Gardens
3) Dharampur

Others
1) Vanil Udyog

PURNA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY



Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Explore the Sanctuary
2) Girmal Falls
3) Mahal Eco Campsite

Religious Sites
1) Shabari Dham

Rajkot



Religious Sites
1) Khambhalida
2) Virpur
3) Tankara

Archaeological & Architectures
1) Morbi

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Wankaner
2) Gondal

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Watson Museum
2) The Lang Library
3) Ramkrishna Math
4) Kaba Gandhi no Delo
5) Rashtriyashala
6) Rajkumar College

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Rampara Wildlife Sanctuary
2) Dasada
3) Bajana

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
1) Khambhalida Caves

JUNAGADH



Religious Sites
1) Jama Masjid
2) Buddhist Caves
3) Satguru Rohidass Ashram

Archaeological & Architectures
1) Ashoka's Edicts

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Uparkot
2) Adi-Kadi Vav and Navghan Kuwo

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Mt. Girnar
2) Pania Wildlife Sanctuary
3) Mitiyala Wildlife Sanctuary

Others Around the Old City

Beaches & Coastal Sites
1) Sarkheswar Beach
2) Madhavpur Beach

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
1) Junagadh Caves
2) Ashok Edicts

GIR NATIONAL PARK



Religious Sites
1) Talala
2) Kankai

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Explore the Park

SOMNATH



Religious Sites
1) Somnath Mahadev Temple
2) Sun Temple
3) Bhalka Tirtha & Dehotsarg
4) Mai Puri Masjid

Beaches & Coastal Sites
1) Somnath Beach
2) Veraval
3) Ahmedpur Mandvi
4) Chorwad Beach

Museums & Learning Spaces
Archaeological Museum

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
Sana Caves

PORBANDAR



Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Porbandar Bird Sanctuary
2) Barda Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Beaches & Coastal Sites
1) Porbandar Beach
2) Miyani Beach
3) Gandhi Kirti Mandir

JAMNAGAR



Religious Sites
1) Bala Hanuman temple
2) Ratan Bai Masjid
3) Jain temple triad
4) Darbar Gadh
5) Bhidbhanjan Temple and Parsi Agiari
6) Khijada Temple
7) Bohra Hajira

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Bhujiyo Kotho
2) Manekbai Muktidham

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Pratap Vilas Palace and Peter Scott Nature Park
2) Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary
3) Ranjitsagar Dam
4) Gaga Wildlife Sanctuary

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Lakhota Palace and Museum
2) Gujarat Ayurved University

Beaches & Coastal Sites
1) Rozi port and Bedi port
2) Beaches

Gardens & Lakes
1) Lakhota Talav
2) Ranmal Lake

Others
1) Old City
2) Chandi Bazaar
3) Willingdon Crescent
4) Solarium

DWARKA



Religious Sites
1) Dwarkadhish Temple
2) Rukmini Devi Temple
3) Shrine of Meerabai
4) Gomati Ghat Temples
5) ISKCON Gate and Temple
6) Nageshwar Jyothirlinga Temple
7) Beyt Dwarka
8) Gop
9) Ghumli

Museums & Learning Spaces
Museum of Shardapith Math

Beaches & Coastal Sites
1) Lighthouse
2) Dwarka Beach
3) Okha Madhi

Gardens & Lakes
Gopi Talav

MARINE NATIONAL PARK

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
Pirotan Island and Narala Island

VADODARA



Religious Sites
1) EME temple
2) Sri Aurobindo Niwas
3) Ankottaka

Archaeological & Architectures
Palaces

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Palaces
2) Dabhoi
3) Chhota Udepur

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Vadodara Museum
2) MS University

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
Vadhvana Wetland & Eco Campsite

Gardens & Lakes
1) Sayaji Baug
2) Sursagar Talav

Others
1) Other buildings
2) Sankheda

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
1) Kadia Dungar Caves
2) Department Of Archeology
3) (M.S.University,Vadodara)

CHAMPANER - PAVAGADH



Religious Sites
1) Sakar Khan Dargah, Halol
2) Pavagadh Hill/Kalika Mata Temple

Archaeological & Architectures
1) Mandvi/Customs House
2) Makai Kothar/Navlakha Kothar
3) Helical Stepwell
4) Brick Tomb
5) Gates of the Fort Walls

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Mosques of Champaner
2) Sikander Shah's Tomb, Halol
3) Citadel
4) Pavagadh Fort and Early Temples

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary
2) Dhanpari Eco Campsite
3) Kevdi Eco Campsite

NARMADA RIVER



Religious Sites
1) Narmada Mini-Parikrama
2) Chandod
3) Shiva temples
4) Kabirwad

Archaeological & Architectures
Sardar Sarovar Dam

Heritage Monuments & Structures
Rajpipla

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Dediapada Range
2) Shoolpaneshwar Wild Life Sanctuary
3) Ratanmahal Sloth Bear Sanctuary
4) Vishal Khadi Eco Campsite
5) Samot-Malsamot Eco Campsite
6) Sagai-Malsamot Eco Campsite
7) Zarwani Eco Campsite
8) Kanjeta Eco Campsite

Others
1) Bharuch
2) Tilakvada

DAKOR



Religious Sites
1) Ranchhodrai Dakor Temple
2) Other Shrines
3) Bilodra
4) Galteshwar

Gardens & Lakes
Gomti Lake

BHUJ



Religious Sites
1) Swaminarayan Temple
2) Kera

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Aina Mahal
2) Prag Mahal
3) Ramkund Stepwell
4) Sharad Baug Palace

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
1) Khavda
2) The Black Hills (Kalo Dungar)
3) Chhari Dhand

Museums & Learning Spaces
1) Kutch Museum
2) Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan

Archaeological & Architectures
Royal Chhatardis

Gardens & Lakes
Hamirsar Lake

Others
1) Vegetable Market
2) Handicrafts
3) Bhujodi
4) Dhamadka

DHOLAVIRA



Archaeological & Architectures
1) Ancient Signboard
2) Stadium


NORTHWEST KUTCH

Religious Sites
Koteshwar Temple

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
Narayan Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary

Archaeological & Architectures
Lakhpat

Gardens & Lakes
Narayan Sarovar

Buddhist Foot Print in Gujarat
Siyot Caves

MANDVI - KUTCH



Religious Sites
1) Koday
2) Bhadreshwar

Heritage Monuments & Structures
1) Vijay Vilas Palace
2) Navjivan Nature Cure Centre

Beaches & Coastal Sites
1) Beaches
2) Shipbuilding Yard
3) Mundra
4) Pingleshwar Beach

KUTCH GREAT INDIAN BUSTARD SANCTUARY

Forests & Natural Ecosystems
Explore the Sanctuary

Here are description of some places.........

Champaner:
Lying at the foothills of the Pavagadh hill in Gujarat, Champaner is the erstwhile capital of Sultan Mahmud Beghara. The Jama Masjid here is a must visit.

Pavagadh:
A wonderful hill resort for the people of Vadodara, Pavagadh is widely believed to be a chunk of the Himalayas.

Saputara:
Gujarat's most popular hill resort, Saputara literally means 'the Abode of Serpents' and is situated on top of the second highest plateau in the Sahyadri range in the center of thick forests.

Uperkot:
Located around five kilometers from Junagadh is Uperkot. The fort on top of the Uperkot hill, constructed by the Rajputs, has a beautifully decorated triple gateway. The Buddhist caves and stupas of times as early as 100-700 AD are other attractions in Uperkot.

Sarnath:
Located near the port town of Veraval in Junagadh, Somnath is perhaps one of the most visited pilgrimage centers of Gujarat.

Dwarka :
Lying on the northern tip of the Saurashtra peninsula, at the convergence of the Gomti River and the Arabian Sea, the holy town of Dwarka is yet another pilgrimage site.

Girnar:
The complex of 16 marble temples atop the 1,118-meter high Mount Girnar in Junagadh district of Gujarat, is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for the Jain community, situated.

Jamnagar:
Sited in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat approximately 302 km from Ahmedabad, Jamnagar offers tourist attractions in Gujarat like Lakhota Fort, Kotha Bastion, Willington Crescent, Solarium, Jamsaheb's Palace, and Rozi and Bedi ports.


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