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Places to see in Gujarat

AHMEDABAD
Sidi Sayed Jali : The Sidi Sayed Mosque forms a part of the gigantic wall thatenveloped the entire city of Ahmedabad in medieval times,giving it the sobriquet 'Walled City'The Mosque is noted for its windows. More »

BHAVNAGAR

Bhavnagar was founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil (1703-64 AD) in 1723 AD near the Gulf of Khambhat, on a carefully chosen strategic location having potential of maritime trade. More »

BHUJ
Aina Mahal located in the Bhuj. Aina Mahal was constructed by Rao Lakhpatji (1707-61 AD) in 1750 AD, who was great patron of art, architecture, music and literature. Aina Mahal is a unique example of an Indian palace built in the mid-eighteenth century with European influence. More »

CHAMPANER
Champaner is an ancient fort located at the foothills of Pavagadh. The town derives its name from the Champa tree or from Champaraj founder of the town, a contemporary of King Vanraj Chavda of Anhilwada. The famous Muslim king of Gujarat, Muhammad Begada captured the fort in late 15th century after a long siege against the Khichi Chauhan Rajputs. More »

CHHOTA UDAIPUR
Chotta Udaipur was among the three princely states of eastern Gujarat the other two were Devgadh Baria and Rajpipla.The founders of Chhota Udepur are the direct descendants of the famous Hindu King Prithviraj Chauhan, who bravely fought against the Muslim invaders and was immortalized in `Prithviraj Raso' a romantic-heroic ballad, More »

DHARAMPUR
The city of Dharampur had two major phases of development the first in the late18th century, when the Rana undertook the construction of Raj Mahal, public buildings, stepwells and temples. More »

GONDAL
Orchard Palace is now converted into heritage hotels.The Orchard Palace was originally a state guest house, built in colonial style with an arcade of semi circular arches, set in the midst of fruit orchards. More »

JAMNAGAR
Jamnagar is known for its tie & dye work on fabrics, silken & gold embroidery. Tourists can visit Jamnagar throughout the year.Built by Jam Raval, a Jadeja Rajput leader who migrated from Kachchh, Jamnagar was the capital for four centuries of the prosperous princely More »

JUNAGADH
Junagadh was the capital of the Junagadh State under the Muslim rulers of Babi Nawabs. In Gujarati, `Junagadh' literally means an More »

MANDVI
Mandvi is located on the banks of teh Rukmavati river, barely one km away from the Arabian Sea at the Gulf of Kutch. The town has a very pleseant climate throughout the year and was a summer retreat of the Kutch Maharaos. More »

MORBI
Nehru Gate ( Nagar Darwaja) : It is an exotic architectural gate having a clock on it depicting majesty, elegance and restlessness. This gate leads to the well planned historical market of Morbi. It has been renamed to pay courtesy to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. More »

SASAN GIR
The Gir Forest is home to Asiatic Lions. It also harbours a variety of other animals and birds : Panther,Hyena,Sambar,Chital,Nilgai,long tail Langur and the resplendent Indian Peacock,Indian National Bird. More »

VANSADA
Vansada is one of the two former princely states of south Gujarat : Vansada and Dharampur. Vansada town is surrounded by dense bamboo forests and probably derives its name from 'Vans', meaning More »

WAKANER
Wankaner derives its name from the geographical feature related to the location of the town: 'Wanka' means a bend and 'ner' means water stream in Gujarati. Wankaner literally means a bend on the stream and it is located on the bend of the Machchhu river. More »


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