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Tourist Destinations in Gujarat


Located on the western coast of India, the state of Gujarat is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in India. It actually offers a host sightseeing options that are some of the best tourist destinations in Gujarat.

The various tourist destinations in Gujarat are discussed as follows:

Gandhinagar: Sited on the western banks of Sabarmati River, at approximately 25 kilometers north of Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar offers the tourist sites like Shamlaji and Akshardham.

Ahmedabad: Linked with the great freedom fighter, Mahatma Gandhi, Ahmedabad, offers for exploration an exclusive blend of Hindu and Islamic styles of architecture.

Jamnagar: At roughly 302 km from Ahmedabad, Jamnagar is sited in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat and offers Gujarat tourist destinations, like, Solarium, Lakhota Fort, Willington Crescent, Kotha Bastion, Jamsaheb’s Palace, and Rozi and Bedi ports.

Somnath Temple: Somnath Temple, Triveni Ghat, Ahilyabai temple, Junagadh Gate, Bhalka Tirth, Dehotsarga and Manipur Masjid are some of the significant tourist destinations in Gujarat in Somnath Veraval.

Rajkot: Discovered by the Rajput ruler Kunwar Vibhuji, the tourist destinations in Rajkot are Aji Dam, Mahatma Gandhi's home, Lal Pari Lake and Renderda, Sardar Smriti Bhawan, Watson Museums and Jubilee Gardens.

Sasan Gir: Famously the habitat of the Asiatic Lion, the Gir Forest is home to other animals like the Nilgai, Sambar, and Chittal.

Junagadh: Located to the west of Bhavnagar, at the foothills of the Girnar Hills of Gujarat is Junagadh which offers tourist attractions like the rock edict of Emperor Ashoka, Uparkot fort, Mahabat Maqbara, Damodar Kund, Willingdon Dam, Darbarhall Museum, Sakkarbag Museum and Sakkarbag Zoo.

Porbandar: Situated to the west of Junagadh on the coastal region of Gujarat is Porbandar. Visit the tourist attractions like Arya Kanya, Kirti Mandir, Gurukul, Bharat Mandir, Sudama Mandir and the Planetarium.

Dwarka: Situated on the northern belt of the Saurashtra peninsula, the sacred town of Dwarka offers major tourist sites like Bhadkeshwar Temple, Dwarkadish Temple, and Rukmani Temple, Shri Jagalguru Shankaracharya Math, Ved Havan, Sunset Point, Lighthouse and Shardapath Math Museum.

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