35- BEST Places to Visit in Gujarat

Best places to visit in Gujarat

1.Saputara – The Only Hill Station

 Saputara is the only planned hill station in Gujarat situated in the Sahyadri range. (Height about 960 m) The word ‘Saputara’ means ‘snake’s abode’. The Dang tribes gather on the banks of the river Sarpaganga during the festivals of Holi and Diwali to worship snakes. Dang Darbar is held here during Holi. At that time the tribal chiefs are given shirpav. ‘Dang Darbar’ is the biggest folk festival of the Dangi people. 

 At this time the tribesmen do ‘Dangi dance’. Among the places of interest in Saputara are Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Eco Point,  Boating, Deepakala Park, Saputara Museum, Waghbari, Beekeeping Center, Triphala Forest etc.

 The sanctuary of Bardipada is here Purnimabahen Pakwasa. 

Purnimabahen Pakwasa (‘Dang’s sister’) has developed a beautiful school here called ‘Ritambhara Vishwa Vidyalaya’. 

Many location you can Visit Gira Falls, Vansda National Park, Hatgadh Fort, Artist Village.

if you are looking to relax for a little while on an otherwise hectic trip.

2 Sasan Gir

Situated in the forests of Gir, this place is known as the Lion Sanctuary (Gir National Park). 

It is the only habitat of Asian lions in the world. The Gujarat government’s tourism department has arranged sightseeing here.

3 Dwarka Temple

 The ancient name of Dwarka is ‘Dwaravati’. Situated on the banks of the river Gomti, Dwarka is one of the four famous pilgrimages of the Hindus. Dwarka is one of the seven towns of Mokshadayi. Dwarkanagari, inhabited by Lord Krishna, was submerged in the Gulf of Kutch. His remains were discovered by historian Dr. S. R . Temple of Dwarkadhish to Rao e. Q. Acquired in the 1980s. There is a temple of Dwarkadhish built in the newly settled town of Dwarka around 13th century. This huge temple of 52 meters high seven storeys stands on 60 pillars. In the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, there is a 1 meter high quadrangular black idol of Dwarkadhish. On the fourth floor there is a statue of Ambaji and on the fifth floor there is a ‘Ladwa Mandap’ on 72 carved pillars Near the main temple is the temple of Rukminiji. The ‘Shardapith’ Ashram, founded by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century, is located nearby. It is one of the four backs of India. In addition, there are many temples and inns here. There is also a seat of Vallabhacharya Gosaiji.

4 Shankhodwar Bat Dwarka

Shankhodwar Bat is located near Okha. This is also known as ‘Bat Dwarka’. There are eight palaces with two or three floors of Dwarkadhish and his cousins. Here is the ‘Masyavatar Temple’. Lord Krishna Here is our rum of 76 Navneet called ‘Conch’. The soil of Gopi lake here rescued a demon known as ‘Gopichandan’. 

This bat is known as ‘Shankhodwar Bat’ as a large number of conch shells are found here. 

5 Somnath Temple (Prabhaspatan)

Somnath is a very ancient, rich and important center of Rao sect. Somnath is considered to be the first of the twelve Jyotirlingas. 

Somnath is considered to be the first of the twelve Jyotirlingas. It was founded to free the moon from the curse. Chandra first built a temple of silver, Lord Krishna of Sukhad and Bhimdev first and Kumarapala built a stone temple. The temple was destroyed by foreign invaders. King Hamirji Gohil was martyred while protecting the temple of Somnath in Saurashtra. His pillar is in the temple precincts. Triveni confluence of Hiran, Kapila and Saraswati rivers takes place here. The confluence of the Hiran river and the sea is considered the holy Triveni Tirtha. Not far from it is Dehotsarga Tirth. It is believed that the body of Lord Krishna was cremated here. 

6 Girnar Mountain

 The ancient name of Girnar is ‘Revatak’ or ‘Revat’. There is an inscription of Ashoka, an inscription of Rudradaman, Damodar, Kund, Revati Kund, Gorakhnath temple in the foothills of Girnar. Etc. are spectacular. Seven soon located on Girnar mountain .Inscriptions are found in the Mangama Upayatan of the handicraft industry. The name of the river Girnar, the animal name of Girnar Parvatamiyagap is Dhan. The inscription of Ashoka in the foothills of Pori. On the first short is the twelfth century Jain temple of Neminathji | Na derasaro on Girnar.On the second track is the temple of Ambaji.It is about ten thousand steps to reach the short of Dattatreya. Pierre “. Is counted. Every year a green procession of Girnar is held from Kartak Sud Agiyaras to Kartak Sud Poonam. In which millions of devotees participate. 3. Bhavnath: There is a Shiva temple of Bhavnath at the foot of Girnar mountain on the banks of the river Swarnarekha. Mahashivaratri fair here. Is filled. Here Arjuna is believed to have abducted Subhadra, the sister of Lord Krishna.

7 Mandvi Beach    Mandvi is an old port situated on the banks of Kankavati river. For tuberculosis patients here ‘TB. There is a sanatorium. The first wind farm in Asia is here. Vijay Vilas Palace and Bhadreshwar Temple are worth visiting.  Vijay Vilas Palace.  

8 Rann of Kutch     A large area of salt marshes is located in Gujarat , India . It is divided into : Great Rann of Kutch and Little Rann of Kutch .The name “Rann” has come from the Hindi word ran meaning “desert”.    you want to know the best time to visit the Rann of Kutch, read on to learn why you should visit the rann during the Rann Utsav, the great Rann Festival held annually.   

9 rann Utsav   Rann Utsav takes place during the winters. Rann Utsav is the time when the desert recedes, allowing itself to be tamed, to be made into a showpiece.   Rann Utsav is very famous in India. many people visit as well as foreigners are also visit the runn Utsav.   During the festival, the best of local talent from all over Gujarat come together to create beautiful music in the white sand.    From folk dance (Garba, Hallisaka, and Tippani) performance to scrumptious Gujarati thali, from moonlit camera safari to folk dramas, the festival is organised to celebrate the uniqueness and culture of the Kutch region. There are    Rann Utsav is held at the Dhordo village, 80 km north of the Bhuj city in Kutch.  

10 Diu Island   Diu is a charming beach resort town connected to Gujarat as an Island paradise by a creek. Diu is known to host a number of attractions as a reason of which this place lists its appearance in the list of must visiting places in India.   There are many places in Diu to visit Nagoa Beach, Naida Caves, gangeshwar temple, diu fort etc.  

11 Tithal beach   Tithal is a beach on the west of the Valsad town. Adjacent to the Arabian Sea, this beach is known as a black sand beach. Located in the south of Gujarat, Tithal Beach can be reached through the Valsad town in auto rickshaws or GSRTC buses.  

12 Narayan Sarovar   There are attractive temples around the lake.There is an ancient magnificent Shiva temple of Koteshwar on the coast 2 km away from Narayan Sarovar.The state government has developed this place as a tourist destination.The water of this lake is salty. There is also Kalyanrai Temple, Nilkanth Temple.   

13 Koteshwar Mahadev Temple   The story of Koteshwar begins with Ravana, who won a boon from Lord Shiva for an outstanding display of piety. This boon was the gift of a Shiva linga of great spiritual power, but which Ravana, in his arrogant haste, accidentally dropped and it fell to earth at Koteshwar. To punish Ravana for his carelessness, the linga turned into a thousand identical copies (some versions of the story say ten thousand, some a million; suffice to say it was quite a lot.) Unable to distinguish the original, Ravana grabbed one and departed, leaving the original one here, around which Koteshwar Temple was built.   Visitors can see the temple, walk along the beach and on a clear night, even see the glow of light from Karachi, Pakistan, on the northwestern horizon.  

14 Dakor Temple   Dakor Temple is very famous Temple in kheda, Gujarat.   It is prominent for its grand temple of Shree Ranchhodraiji ( Lord Krishna).   The temple comes alive during February-March as millions of devotees converge on the town on foot from various locations around Gujarat for the Chaitra Poonam fair. Janmashtami, around August is another good time to experience the religious fervour of devotees. There are about 35 festivals organized during the Hindu months. The Kartik purnima annakoot festival is a wonderful experience as lakhs of devotees offer a variety of foods to the Lord. As for weather in central Gujarat,On normal days the temple is not crowded but during festivals like Rathyatra, Holi and Dussehra, there are crowds everywhere.  

15 zarwani waterfall   At a distance of about 90 km from Vadodara in Gujarat, Zarwani Waterfalls are amongst the most sought natural destinations in India. Huddled deep inside the heart of Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary near the district of Narmada, the perennial.  

16 statue of unity   Statue of Unity is a memorial to The Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.    Curry and NWDT made its last decision in December 1979. Mama (NWDTH • Stagu of Unity) Anandibahen Patel, the first woman Chief Minister of Gujarat, has laid the foundation stone of the Statue of Unity.  It is hoped that it will be ready.On this occasion LK Advani launched a book titled ‘Hind Ke Sardar’ and a ringtone. This is happening under the banner of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rashtriya Ekta Trust that the ‘Run for Unity’ program was held on October 31, 2014, the 139th birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.     The total height of the statue will be 240 meters from the ground, with the height of the statue being 182 meters and its base height being 58 meters. I have a place where about 200 people can see Satpuda, Vindhyachal mountain range, Sardar Sarovar and Garudeshwar reservoir at an altitude of 500 feet.  

17 kabirvad   Kabirvad is a small island in the Bharuch district of Gujarat rumoured to be Saint Kabir’s residence several hundred years ago. Located along the banks of the river Narmada.  

18 Rani ki vaav    In the 38th ‘World Heritage Session’ held, the wonderful and historic ‘Ranki Vav’ of Patan, the ancient capital of Gujarat, has been ranked as the 31st ‘World Heritage Site’ of India. Rani Ki Vav E. Q. ‘Queen Vav’ was built in 1063. ‘Rani Ki Vav’ is a symbol of the beautiful use of groundwater and water management found in one place in ancient times. This Vav had religious, social and economic significance.   5125 lakes were constructed. ‘Queen Vav’ has come to the capital. Solanki kings in the state of Anhilwad 7224 Vav | Was for use. The main wow is round. It looks like from above.  Vav East – West 68 m long, North – Dhak 20 m wide and 28 m deep with seven floors | Due to the flood of Saraswati river, this Vav was submerged and absorbed. E. Q. It was excavated at the site by ASI (Archeology: 9th / Survey of India) in 1980 and was found in its original form. ‘Raniki Vav’ is decorated in India. On the walls and pillars of Vav are known as Vishnu’s Dashavatar, Mahesh, Ganapatiji, Devanganao, Yogini, Rani. This Vav is engraved in stone.     The sculptures here contain various elements shown in the Vedas as well as statues of Ramayana and Mahabharata occasions. Even the limbs and appendages of these sculptures, and as shown in the scriptures underwear or naked, are not disturbed.     There are three types of women’s sculptures: independent personalities) women, women who specialize in the art of music and dance were women who displayed physical beauty. One sculpture depicts Mahiya Mardini with 20 arms. There are six statues of Parvati in the windows of Vav. In the glorious statue, Parvati is leaning on her left leg with her right leg bent. This is his ‘Panchagni Tapak Swarup’. The cultured vision and spirituality of the artists can be seen in the statues. Vav also has a sculpture of Rani Udayamati. Is an epic of beauty. To give global recognition to the handicraft heritage of Patola, Geographical Indicator.  

19 International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad   The International Kite Festival takes place on the 6th January on the eve of Uttarayan or Makara Sankranti to 14 January.   The entry to the International Kite Festival of Gujarat is free for all the visitors.    This is very famous festival of Gujarat. Many foreigners only come to India to visit this festival.   Various cities across Gujarat hold kite flying competitions among its citizens. However, the showstopper contest, the International Kite Event, is held in Ahmedabad.   

20 Shamlaji temple   Shamlaji has got the beauty of hills, forests and Meshwo river. In the world famous temple of Shamlaji, there is a dark idol of Lord Krishna – Vasudeva holding a mace. Hence this place is also known as ‘Gadadharpuri’. The construction of the temple retains the ancient Chaulukya style. This place is extraordinarily observant in terms of sculptural beauty. The fair is held here on Karthiki Purnima. This is mainly a tribal fair. Nearby is Shyamalvan.  

21 vadodra   Thea name of Vadodara is ‘Vatpadrak’, ‘Vatpur’. The city is called the ‘City of Palaces’ because of its many magnificent buildings. The architecture and art of Nyaymandir, Sharti Mandir, Surasagar Lake, Maharaja Fateh Singh Rao Museum, Pratap Vilas Palace, Makarpura Palace, Nyaymandir Lakshmi Vilas Palace, Nazarbagh Palace etc. are visible in this city. The Kirti Mandir contains many oil paintings of the kings of the Gaekwad dynasty and their families. There are beautiful paintings on the subject of Gita by Nandlal Bose, the great artist of Ardhi Santiniketan. Kamati Bagh (Zoo), Sayaji Bagh, Planetarium, Maharaja Sayajirao University etc. The Kirti Mandir grows in the adornment of Vadodara. The statue of Shaheed Bhagat Singh near the court is the only statue in Gujarat. The library of Vadodara is considered to be rich. The development of Vadodara has accelerated with the emergence of a fertilizer town nearby.   

22 Surat   The city of Surat is India’s fastest growing and ‘diamond industry’. No Capital: Known as the ‘Diamond City’. Situated on the banks of the river Tapi, Surat is a city of dreamers, travelers, reformers and culture lovers. Veer Narmad’s residence and his statue are here. The largest man-made leaf market in Asia, ‘Surat Textile Market’, is in Surat. The first revolving restaurant in Asia has been built in Surat. E. Q. ‘Mupal Sarai’ built by Haqiqat Khan in 1644, E, S, ‘Chokbazarno Fort’ built by Salmani in 1510, E, S, Judge A in 1850? Notable places like Andrews Library, Atmanand Pharmacy established by Bapalal Wade, Derasar of Chintamani Parshvanath, Nehru Bagh etc. are some of the notable places here. Here every year the municipality organizes ‘Trianki’ drama competition. Veer Narmad South Gujarat University is headquartered here. The city has developed gold, silver, diamond, zari, cotton textiles as well as handicraft industries. On the Tapi River, there is Sardar Bridge, Makkai Bridge and Vivekananda Bridge.   

 23 Dumas Beach    This is a well-known resort located on the coast, 15 km from Surat. The Tapi River and the sea converge near the Dumas.   

24 Ambaji Temple, Banaskantha.   Ambaji Temple is one of the most Famous Hindu Temple in Gujarat. It is located near 179 kilometers from Ahmedabad on the Arasur hill of Aravali hills.     There is a glorious famous temple of Ambaji Mataji. This is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths of India.     A magnificent temple has been built on the site of the ancient temple. The temple peak of Ambaji of this temple is gilded.    The temple does not have an idol of Mataji, but the gold machine is decorated and worshiped like an idol.     Ambaji is the main place of worship for the devotees of Mataji in all the communities of Gujarat. Mataji’s original station is on the hill Gabbar near Ambaji.  

25 Adalaj    The ancient name of Adalaj is ‘Gadhapatan’. E. Q. The Vav was built in 1499 by Mahmud Begda for Rani Rudibai, the wife of Veer Singh Vaghela of Adalaj. Hence it is known as ‘Adalajni Vav’ or ‘Rudibai’s Vav’. Adalaj’s Vav is a masterpiece of Hindu and Muslim architecture. This ornament is similar to the ornament in the archeological remains. The fifth floor of this five-story Vav is below the water surface, which is the specialty of this Vav. With three main entrances, the north-south length of the plant is 251 feet. This Vav has 914 steps. The depth to the north of this well is about 50 feet. A stone wall has been built to prevent the soil from collapsing due to deep excavation in the ground. On the wall are sculptures of Hindu gods and goddesses.  

26 Bhuj   Bhuj is the district headquarters. It is a historical city situated at the foot of Bhujia Dungar. There is a temple of Bhujang Nag on the hill. The old city was protected by Bhujia fort. Ramsang Malme   Bhujio Fort Navneet We have learned to build a glass palace, beautiful carved umbrellas of Maharaja Lakhpatji, Hazira of Fateh Mohammad Arab, Maharavsinh Madansinhji Museum, Anandkunj, Prag Mahal, Karach Museum, Sharadbag Palace, Harang Darshan (Museum of Folk Art), Mohammad Panna Masjid, Pragmalji’s Rajmahal etc. are some of the places of interest here. Desalsar and Hamirsar lakes add beauty to the city. And takes place in five sacred lakes.  

27 Galteshwar   16 km away from Dakor, on the banks of the river Mahi, this Solanki era Shivalaya is a sight to behold. Galateshwar is the ‘Chandrahas’ town of Galavamuni described in the Puranas. Here is the confluence of Mahi and Gomti rivers. This pilgrimage of pilgrims is Shivalaya Dham.   

28 Patan   Patan is the headquarters of the district. The original name of this town inhabited by Vanraj Chavda is ‘Anhilpur Patan’. Vanraj built the temple of Kangheshwari Mata in Patan. He built the Derasar letter of Parshvanath. In it he set up his own idol as a criminal against the idol of Parshvanath. 1008 Shiva temples and 108 Devi temples were built around the Sahaslig lake built by Siddharraj Jayasinghe, the remains of this lake introduce its grandeur. In memory of King Bhimdev I, his queen Udayamati has built a ‘Raniki Vav’ in the ‘World Heritage Site’. Harihareshwar temple has an octagonal lake called ‘Brahmakund’. Ardhi’s pottery, mushroom and patola are famous. Hemchandracharya is the headquarters of North Gujarat University. Jain temples in Patan have a collection of Hemchandrasuriji’s books.    

29 Siddhpur    The ancient names of Siddhpur are ‘Siddhakshetra’ and ‘Shristhal’. The Poonam fair of Kartak month is held in Siddhpur, situated on the banks of the river Kunwarika Saraswati flowing in the desert. ‘Rudramahalaya’ was created by Mulraj Solanki, the king of Gujarat. And was renovated by Siddharth Jai Singh. Matrushraddha is performed at Rudramahalaya Bindu Sarovar in Siddhpur. Hence Siddhpur is known as ‘Matrugaya’. Parashuram performed Matrishraddha in Bindu Sarovar. Kapil Muni’s ashram is worth seeing here. The first crematorium to display funerals online using the internet is in Siddhpur.  

30 Gandhinagar   Gandhinagar, named after the Father of the Nation of India, Mahatma Gandhi, is the new capital of the state of Gujarat and the headquarters of this district.    Gandhinagar is connected by National Highways and Railways No. 47, 48 and 147. Sightseeing in Sector-10 of this Gandhinagar, associated with the name of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation of India, is the new capital of the state of Gujarat and the headquarters of this district. The town was planned under the leadership of La Kabuziar of Chandigarh. That. Designed by Mewada and his partner Prakash Apte. On August 2, 1965, the first brick of the guest house of the colony was laid at the power house of the Gujarat Electricity Board and the ground breaking ceremony of the city of Gandhinagar was held. On February 11, 1971, the Gujarat Legislative Assembly was shifted from Ahmedabad to the Central Library, Sector-17, Gandhinagar and Gandhinagar became the capital of Gujarat. This beautiful, picturesque and green park covers an area of ​​30 sectors, and 57 square kilometers. The town has ‘A’ Gujarat Assembly roads from west to east and ‘1’ to ‘7’ vertical roads from south to north. There is a circle at every kilometer.  

31 Mahudi   Of these Jains situated on the banks of the river Sabarmati.   No mother’s temple has much glory. Here in Derasar there is a statue of Ghantakarna Mahavira. Sukhadi prasad is held here, which has to be taken healthy in the temple’s Patangan. In the village of Khadat, a short distance from Mahudi, are the remains of the Kotyark Sun Temple. Derasar of Ghantakarna is a pilgrimage site for merchants.  

32 Pavagadh Temple, panchmahal (World heritage site)   Pavagadh Temple is the one of the most famous pilgrimages of the Hindus.    Pavagadh Temple is very famous Temple in Gujarat. It is located in panchmahal, halol.    In July, 2004, Champaner – Pavagadh Archaeological Site of Gujarat, Pak is listed as a ‘World Heritage Site’. At the foot of this mountain, the palaces and huge houses of the one-time Raidhani of Gujarat were built. Built a coat around town.    There is an airy place here known as ‘Kabutarkhana’. Vav is known for its spiral steps in Champaner. The Lakulish Temple is the oldest architecture of the tenth and eleventh centuries. One of the 51 Shakti Peeths on the highest peak of Pavagadh mountain is the ‘Mahakali Mata’s Temple’. Next to the temple   Panchmahal District 83 There are lakes named “Dudhiya” and “Chhasia”. There is a ‘Dargah of Sadanshah Pir’ at the top of the hill. There is a place called ‘Manchi’ in the middle of the mountain. Rishabhdev, Chandraprabhu and Parshvanath’s derasar on the mountain. Vishwamitri river rises from the Pavagadh mountain. The village of Tua is famous for its hot springs.  

33 Nal Sarovar bird sanctuary, Ahmedabad   This bird sanctuary is located at about 64 km to the west of Ahmedabad near Sanand village,Gujarat.    the sanctuary attracts migratory birds like herons, pelicans, flamingos, storks, swans etc. during the month of November to March.     The water of Nal Sarovar is salty in monsoon, but in winter and summer the water becomes salty due to the salinity of the bottom of the lake. The depth of Nal Sarovar is more than two meters.   

34 Lothal   This heritage place in Gujarat has no beautiful carving or monuments like others. But still you would love to visit this place for its history and to gain knowledge.    The major attractions in Lothal are the vast ruins of the ancient city. The most important are the sites of the ancient dockyard, the acropolis, the lower town, the bead factory, the warehouses, and the drainage system.   The 78-km distance from Ahmedabad to Lothal is covered in two phases. The first leg of the journey can be covered by rail to reach Bhurkhi, which is on the Ahmedabad-Bhavnagar railway line.

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