Gujarat is the western state of India and it has so much to offer that you can keep exploring it and still feel like you have so much more to see. If you are trying to narrow down the choices of things to do in Gujarat, then we are here to help you with our list of major attractions that you must visit. Here goes the city and their local attraction lists in this article.
Gujarat is the western state of India and it has so much to offer that you can keep exploring it and still feel like you have so much more to see. If you are trying to narrow down the choices of things to do in Gujarat, then we are here to help you with our list of major attractions that you must visit. Here goes:
The Great Rann of Kutch is the largest salt desert in the world, situated in Kutch part of Gujarat. The long stretch of salt marsh is a picturesque view to the eye whenever u visit it. There is no boundation of a season to visit this place, you can visit here in any month of the year. With barren land that stretches to acres is surrounded by hills and villages. This is definitely one of the must-see destinations in India along with other places of local attractions are that are mentioned below:
A visit to Gujarat is never complete without spending some time in the busy city of Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad is the administrative capital of the state, has headquarters of all the major government offices of Gujarat. With many historical sites including the Sabarmati Ashram and the Lothal, Ahmedabad also has some mesmerizing lakes to relax by. Other places to visit in Ahmedabad are:
Dwarka was once the home of Lord Krishna. It is one of the ancient cities of India and a major pilgrimage site for the Hindus. The Dwarakadhish Temple is a popular pilgrimage site, also add to your itinerary to visit Rukmini Devi Temple and Bet Dwarka Temple to get a complete feel for this magnificent city. There is also a lighthouse near the Gomti Ghat. It is a place must visit as it accounts to be one of the oldest lighthouses. Other popular attractions in Dwarka are:
Gandhinagar was built as the capital of Gujarat. It is the place of wonderful temples build over time. Gandhinagar also has a large number of Universities thus this place has a perfect blend of science merged with culture. Do visit Akshardham Temple, it was built out of 6,000 tonnes of pink sandstone and has a seven-foot-tall statue of Lord Swaminarayan. Also, you must visit the lord's saffron idol at the Hanuman Temple. Other places of attraction at Gandhinagar are listed below:
Vadodara is a place of the most magnificent displays of architecture. It is a memorial to Maratha leader Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III who had the vision to make Vadodara an industrial, commercial and educational center. A prominent part of Vadodara has been occupied by the Gujaratis, therefore, this place is the celebration hub during the nine days of the Navratri festival. No other city in India celebrates the festival of Navratri with matchable zeal as Vadodara does. It houses one of the best and renowned universities of India - the Maharaja Sayajirao University, one of the most luxurious palaces in India- the Lakshmi Vilas Palace and a handful of more legendary monuments.
Surat is a port city in Gujarat. Surat is the second most populated city in Gujarat after Ahmedabad. Surat is also known as 'the city of flyovers', it is a commercial center of textiles and diamonds, thus its name is often associated with Saurashtra (the good land).
In Gujarat, Surat attracts tourists who are interested in the colonial history of the region and also those who have an interest in wildlife. Located on the south bank of a sharp bend in the Tapi River (Tapti), Surat is located at around 300 km south of the state capital, Gandhinagar. This city has the reputation for being easy-going, fun-loving, and light-hearted people with a passion for food. It is a great place to visit with family and friends and have a memorable trip visiting different places of attraction, including the following:
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