Vacation Spots to be visited in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Vacation Spot in Ahmedabad, Kankaria, Teen Darwaja, sarkhej roza, sidi saiya masjid, dada hari vava, jumma masjid, rani sipri masjid, julta minar, gandhi ashram. Porbandar, rajkot, lothal, patan, sasangir, gir forest, dandi, saputara hills, dwarka, bhavnagar, junagarh, ahmedpur mandvi, jamnagar, lakhota palace, kotha bastion, fort.

Vacation Spots to be visited in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Vacation Spot in Ahmedabad, Kankaria, Teen Darwaja, sarkhej roza, sidi saiya masjid, dada hari vava, jumma masjid, rani sipri masjid, julta minar, gandhi ashram. Porbandar, rajkot, lothal, patan, sasangir, gir forest, dandi, saputara hills, dwarka, bhavnagar, junagarh, ahmedpur mandvi, jamnagar, lakhota palace, kotha bastion, fort.
Gujarat state's capital is Gandhinagar (Gandhinagar with Ahmedabad is the largest city in this state) and other important (major) cities are Surat, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar.



Is the capital city of Gujarat.


Vacation Spot in Ahmedabad

Kankaria Lake:
This lake is a popular place and recreational spot in Ahmedabad constructed by Sultan Qutub-ud-Din. The lake is surrounded by landscaped garden, terraced slopes, zoo, aquarium and balvatika.

Teen Darwaja:
Teen Darwaja is a royal entrance to the Maidan Shahi also called as Royal Square.

Sarkhej Roza: Sarkhej Roza consist of the most architectural complexes of Ahmedabad city. This buildings are without any arches and the uses pierced stone.

Sidi Saiyad Masjid Sidi Saiyad Masjid built in 1571 A.D. is one of the famous Masjid in Ahmedabad, acclaimed for its filigree screen, framed in the ten semicircular windows.

Dada Hari Vava:
Dada Hari Vava (Well) step-well, a unique architecture feature of Gujarat. It provide a travellers with water and beautiful, cool resting place.

Jumma Masjid:
Juma Masjid built in 1423 A.D. and considered as one of the most beautiful masjid in western part of India.

Rani Sipri Masjid:
Rani Sipri Masjid is a small masjid built during 1514 by a queen of Mehmud Shah Begda. The queen of Mehmud Shah Begda is lies buried there.

Julta Minar or Shaking Minars:
The shaking Minars of Sidi Bashir's Mosque have generated enourmous popularity of Ahmedabad city. The two minars are designed such that if one of them is vibranted or shaken then other shake as well.

Gandhi Ashram:
Gandhiji's main centre for the Indian freedom movement, the Gandhi Ashram situated along the Sabarmati river. Gandhi Memorial Centre, Library are located in Ashram.


Vacation Spot in Porbandar

Porbandar is famous as the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Kirti Mandir, where Bapu was born, today it is the houses of photo exhibition on the life of Bapu.
Kirti Mandir is built beside the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi which consist of Library.
Rana Sartanji
Rana Sartanji Pavillion
Huzoor Palace

Some place near Porbandar
Modpar Fort 70 km, Ghumli 50 km, Gop 70 km, Harshad Mata Temple 36 km, Barda wild life sanctuary 40 km.

Way for Porbandar
Air: Porbandar is connected to Mumbai by air.
By Rail: Railway station on Porbandar-Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai railway line
Road: Ahmedabad 410 km, Rajkot 186 km, Jamnagar 120 km
Local transport: Autorickshaws, Shuttels and Buses.

Vacation Spot in Rajkot

Handicrafts, bead, mirror work and dye fabric know Bandhani, silk embroidery and applique work. Other places to see would be Alfred High School(where Gandhiji did his schooling).
October to March is the good season to visit Rajkot.

Way to Rajkot:

By Air: Airlines connect Rajkot with Bombay.
By Rail: Rajkot is a main junction of the Western Railway.
By Road: To Mumbai around 700 Km, Surat, Vadodra, Ahmedabad 218 km, Junagadh 98 km. Bus is connect to Rajkot to all major cities.
By Local Transport: Taxis, Auto rickshaws and private vehicles.
Places of Interest: Aji Dam, Lal Pari Lake & Renderda, Sardar Smriti Bhavan, Watson Museums, Jubliee Gardens and Mahatma Gandhi's Home (Kaba Gandhino Delo).

Vacation Spot in Bhavnagar

Bhavsinhji Gohil was the founder of Bhavnagar during 1723 near Khambhat.

Bhavnagar was the main port for around 200 years.
Places in Bhavnagar

Barton Library is a two storeyed beautiful building. Library is the oldest libraries and museum in Gujarat.
Nilambag Palace a Royal heritage hotel designed by German Architecture in 1859.
Gandhi Smriti institution build in memory of Mahatma Gandhi situated in Bhavnagar.

Way to Bhavnagar
By Air: flights are available for Bhavnagar from Mumbai
By Rail: railway station on Ahmedabad-Bhavnagar railway line
By Road: Ahmedabad (200 km), Rajkot (178 km), Vadodara(280 km)
By Local transport: Local buses and non-metered auto rickshaws.

Vacation Spot in Junagarh

Junagadh means an ancient fort. Famous for Fort and rock by Emperor Ashoka. Situated at base of Girnar Forest. Uparkot fort wall surrounding the town in the west. The main site Baba Pyara caves, Buddhist caves, Adi-Kadi Vav, Navghan Kuvo and Jami Masjid.

Places near by Junagadh

Gir National Park 60 km, Prabhas patan Somnath 79km, Chorwad resort on beach 72 km.

Way to Junagadh:
By Air: Nearest Airport – Porbandar 113 km and Keshod 40km.
By Train: Railway Station connecting Junagadh-Rajkot-Ahmedabad
By Road: Porbandar-113 km, Rajkot-102km, Ahmedabad -327 km.
Local transport: Auto Rickshaws and Local buses transport.

Vacation Spot in Jamnagar

The city was built by the Rajputs also called as jams, as a capital city in the 16th century. This city is famous for lake which is surrounded Kotha Bastion and Lakhota Palace (2 Building). Jamnagar is well known for its business in tie and dye work on silken, Gold Embroidery and fabrics.

Way to Jamnagar
By Air: Jamnagar to Bombay and Bhuj airlines service.
By Rail: Jamnagar - Ahmedabad - Bombay.
Hapa Junction near Jamnagar is other better option.
By Road: Rajkot 86 km, Ahmedabad 304 km, Somnath 257 km, Dwarka 148 km.

Vacation Spot in Lothal

This city has different pattern of stree, Chess-board pattern streets and arts are the interesting features of this Lothal.

Vacation Spot in Sasan gir

Sasan Gir Forest the only place for lion after Africa.
Gir Forest
has wide variety of Wild Life century like Lion, Chital, Blue Bull. Gir forest is the only place in world after Africa where Lion can be seen in Natural habitat way.
Gir Forest is open during Mid of October to June and during Monsoon Forest is closed.

Way to Sasan Gir Forest:
By Rail: Meter Gauge line is available for Sasan railway station.
By Road: Junagadh - 65 km, Veraval - 43 km, Rajkot - 160 km, Ahmedabad - 895 km.

Vacation Spot in Dandi

Dandi famous for Satyagraha called as Dandi March in 1930. Dandi is also called as salt centre.

Vacation Spot in Saputara Hills

Saputara has the snack way best hill offering views of sunrise and sunset.

Vacation Spot in Dwarka

The ancient and oldest city of Gujarat situated in Saurashtra.

Vacation Spot in Ahmedpur Mandvi

Saurashtrian village just 125 kms from Chorwad coastal Line .

NOTE: Information in this article are to the best of my knowledge. If any discrepancy then please comment in article so other knows

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