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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 state of Nawanagar. Present day Jamnagar is a charming blend of the old and the new with its ancient monuments and broad streets, imposing facades, and squares, which make it one of the most beautiful cities in the Saurashtra peninsula.

The Bala Hanuman Temple is on the southeastern side of Ranmal Lake in Jamnagar. There has been a continuous chanting of the invocation 'Shri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram' known as 'Ramdhun', 24 hours a day since August 1, 1964.

Lakhota Fort And Kotha Bastion: In the centre of old Jamnagar, on an island in the middle of the lake, are two magnificent old structures: the Lakhota Fort and the Kotha Bastion.

How to Reach Jamnagar

By Air:
Indian Airlines service connects Jamnagar with Bombay and Bhuj.


By Rail: Jamnagar is directly connected with Ahmedabad and Bombay. Hapa Jn.(9 km) from Jamnagar is another convenient Railhead on the broad guage terminus

By Road: Jamnagar to Palitana 246 km, Rajkot 86 km, Ahmedabad 304 km, Somnath 257 km, Dwarka 148 km. Gujarat State Transport services connect Jamnagar with Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Porbandar, Rajkot, Junagadh, Somnath.


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