There are many places to visit in Gujarat and to make your huge number of vacations memorable. The Father of India, Mahatma Gandhi also belongs from this state. The state offers you, the scenic beauty, cultural beauty and historic beauty. It is technologically advance state, which is having the largest petro mechanical complex in the city. The grace, of all ‘Gujarat tourist places’, cannot be explained in words. If you really want to know about the state, then visit this state, which will surely give you the unforgettable memories. The cuisines of Gujarat are mainly vegetarian, but the food of this state is very light, that you can digest it easily. The state is also known as ‘Jewel of the West’. Every Gujarat destination has its own beauty and importance. Unique type of handicraft can be seen here, like high quality of weaving, hand block printing and many more. Places to visit in Gujarat are:

SURAT

places to visit in suratEarlier Surat was known as Suryapur. This city is the 3rd cleanest city of India. Surat is also called as Textile City because of the production of silk and other fabrics & also known as Diamond City, because 95% of rough diamonds are cut and polished here. Surat is one of important, interesting and famous tourist spot of Gujarat. It is the 4th fastest growing city in the world. It is the most dynamic city of India. Places to visit in Surat:

  • Jagdish Chandra Bose Aquarium
  • Surat Castle
  • ISKCON Temple
  • Suvali Beach
  • Hazira
  • Sardar patel Museum
  • Dumas Beach
  • Chintamani Jain Temple
  • Science Centre
  • Ambika Niketan Temple
  • Ubharat Beach
  • Bardoli
  • Tithal Beach
  • Choppati, Jawahar Lal Nehru Museum
  • Dutch Garden
  • Dandi
  • Swami Narayan Temple
  • Vansada Natinal Park
  • Amaazia Amusement Park
  • Gavier Lake

 AHMEDABAD

places to visit in AhmedabadAhmedabad is the largest city of Gujarat. It is situated on the banks of river Sabarmati. Ahmedabad is the second largest producer of Cotton in India. It is having the second oldest stock exchange in the country. Ahmedabad is one of the interesting place to visit in Gujarat. The city was founded by Sultan Ahmad Shah, in 1411 A.D. It is having the world’s oldest mall known as ‘Gujari Bazaar’, which was founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah. Places to visit in Ahmedabad are:

  • Sabarmati Ashram
  • Vaishno Devi Temple
  • Adalaj Step Well
  • Kamala Nehru Zoo
  • Juma Masjid
  • Swaminarayan Temple
  • Dada Hari Wav
  • Calico Textile Museum
  • Sidi Saiyyed Mosque
  • Kankaria Lake
  • Sidi Saiyyed Mosque
  • World Vintage Car Museum
  • Jhulta Minar
  • Iskcon Temple
  • Science City
  • Bhadra Fort

GANDHINAGAR

places to visit in GandhinagarGandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat. It is the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. This city is located on the West Bank of Sabarmati River. Gandhinagar is one of the well planned city of India. It is one of the peaceful place to visit in Gujarat, as the city is free from heavy traffic and noise. In every sector of the city there are shopping centers, place for playing children, temples, greenery and many other things which will give you calmness in the city. Places to visit in Gandhinagar are:

  • Akshardham Temple
  • Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park
  • Hanuman Temple
  • Mahudi Jain Temple
  • Adalaj Step Well
  • Agora Mall
  • Craftsmen Village
  • Children’s Park
  • Gujarat Science City
  • Trimandir
  • Dandi Kutir
  • Sarita Udyan
  • Puneet Van
  • Capital Complex
  • Aallola Hills Resort and Golf Course

VADODARA

places to visit in vadodara

Vadodara also called as ‘Baroda’ is situated on the banks of river Vishwamitri and is the third largest city of Gujarat. The city is also known as ‘cultural Capital’ of Gujarat. Vadodara is an exploring historical sites, in Gujarat Tourism. It is a graceful city having parks, temples, palaces and many historic sites. Vadodara is also known as ‘Garden of Gujarat’. It is the fastest growing city of Gujarat and also an industrial hub of Gujarat. Places to visit in Vadodara are:

  • Laxmi Vilas Palace
  • Aurobindo Ashram
  • Nazarbaug Palace
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University
  • Sayaji Baug
  • Khanderao Market
  • Champaner-pavagadh Archaeological Park
  • Makarpura palace
  • Chhota Udaipur
  • Surya Mandir
  • Ajwa Nimeta Dam and Gardens
  • EME Temple
  • Kirti Stambh
  • Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery
  • Kadia Dunger Caves

PATAN

places to visit in patanPatan is an ancient fortified town. It was founded in 754 AD, by Vanraj Chavda. It is the hub of finest made textiles in the world. Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, which is situated in Patan and it was named after Acharya Hemachandra. Earlier is was known as North Gujarat University. The city is famous for its Patola Sari, which is the finest Hand Woven Sarees produced here. Places to visit in Patan are:

  • Rani Ka Vav
  • Khan Sarovar
  • Patola Sari Making Unit
  • Hemchandracharya Gyan Mandir
  • Sahastralinga Talav
  • Jain Temple
  • Patan Museum
  • The Central Zoo

DWARKA (SOMNATH)

places to visit in somnathDwarka, the glamorous kingdom of Lord Krishna. It is situated at the opening of Gomti River, on the Arbian Sea. The city is mainly known for Dwarkadheesh Temple. The city is one of the spiritual and holy place in Gujarat tourism. According to the traditional story, Dwarka was submarined in water after the death of Lord Krishna, later the city was rebuild. It is also known as the ‘Golden City’. Places to visit in Dwarka are:

  • Somnath Temple
  • Dwarka Beach
  • Beyt Dwarka
  • Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
  • Rukshamanee Mandir
  • Gomati ghat
  • Dwarkadish Temple
  • Gita Temple
  • Dwarka Lighthouse
  • Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Mandir
  • Samudra Narayan Temple
  • Dunny Point
  • Hanuman Dandi Temple

JAMNAGAR

places to visit in jamnagar

Jamnagar is beautiful place to visit in Gujarat. The city was actually built by Jam Saheb Shri Ranjitsinhji, in its modern look. World’s largest oil refinery of Reliance Industries, has been setup in this town. Jamnagar is also known as ‘Brass City’, because of the production of brass parts and extruded rods. It is also called as ‘Jewel of Kathiawar’. There are lots of lovely monuments, beaches, island, national parks and many other sites to see. Places to visit in Jamnagar are:

  • Lakhota Fort
  • Kotha Bastion
  • Willingdon Crescent
  • Ranmal Lake
  • Bhora Hajira
  • Darbargadh Palace
  • Marine National Park
  • Sivrajpur Beach
  • Pratap Vilas Palace
  • Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary
  • Lakhota Palace and Museum
  • Bhujiyo Kotho
  • Positra Beach
  • Shri Swami Narayan Mandir
  • Pirotan Island

BHAVNAGAR

places to visit in bhavnagarBhavnagar was founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil, in 1724. The city is having the world’s largest ship breaking yard. It is an important center of diamond cutting and polishing industry. Beautiful water bodies and small hills makes it the lovely Gujarat destination. The city is having the largest production of salt. Bhavnagar is also famous for the Gujarati snack known as ‘Ganthiya’. Places to visit in Bhavnagar are:

  • Barton Library
  • Takhteshwar Temple
  • Gangajaha
  • Gopnath Mahadev Temple
  • Victoria Park
  • Gaurishankar Lake
  • Gandhi Smriti and Barton Museum
  • Bhav Vilas Palace
  • Black Buck National Park
  • Pill Garden
  • Gandhi Smirti
  • Nilambag Palace

RAJKOT

Bandstand,_Rajkot

Rajkot is the 4th largest city of Gujarat. It is the seventh cleanest city of India and 22nd fastest growing city of the world. Rajkot is located on the banks of river Aji. The city was founded by Vibhoji Ajoji Jadeja in 1612. The city is famous for Bandhani Sarees, furniture, silver, textiles, silk embroidery, and patch work. Places to visit in Rajkot are:

  • Watson Museum
  • Ramakrishna Ashram
  • Jagat Mandir
  • Ishwariya Temple
  • Aji Dam
  • Prem Mandir
  • Jubliee Garden
  • Lal Pari Lake
  • Kaba Gandi No Delo
  • Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum
  • Nyari Dam
  • Khambhalida Caves

PORBANDAR

palaces to visit in porbandarPorbandar is one of the coastal city of Gujarat. It is situated on Saurashtra peninsula, on the Arbian Sea. The city is the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi (Father of Nation) and Sudama (Friend of Lord Krishna). The attractive thing of the city is that, it is made in fully planned way, with beautiful stone work and cravings. Places to visit in Porbandar are:

  • Barda Hill Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bharat Mandir
  • Krishna Sudama Temple
  • Nehru Planetarium
  • Chowpatty Beach
  • Porbandar Beach
  • Shree Hari Mandir
  • Porbandar Bird Sanctuary
  • Kirti Mandir
  • Miyani Beach
  • Huzoor Palace

OTHER PLACES TO VISIT IN GUJARAT ARE:

KUTCH

Kutch_Bhadreshwar_Jain_Temple

JUNAGADH

places to visit in junagadh

PAVAGADH

places to visit in pavadagh

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