Gujarat is land of legends of India and is situated in the western part of the India. It is one of the best tourist destinations of India which attracts a huge number of travelers every year by its historical and heritage places. Gujarat provides picturesque beauty from Great Rann of Kutch to the hills of Saputara. This state is one and only place of Asiatic lions. This marvelous state is also the homeland of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel which were fought to get freedom of India. There are located many beautiful cities like Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Patan and many more. You can sightseeing the marvelous places of Gujarat by gujarat tours and travels. If you are in Gujarat, you must visit beautiful places, which you can sightsee in this article, such as:
It is a marvelous place for sightseeing with your friends and family. It is located on the bank of Sabarmati River. This beautiful attracts a lot of travelers with its beautiful nature beauty. Basically, Sabarmati Ashram is organized by Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, in the year of 1917. Mahatma Gandhi started Satyagrah movement from this ashram in the year of 1930.
This beautiful temple is situated in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western shore of Gujarat. This temple is first among the twelve Jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva. Somnath temple is one of the best tourist destination and also a famous temple in Gujarat. It captures lots of international and domestic travelers by its beauty and structure. It is the first temple at Somnath that was constructed between 320 and 500 AD.
One of the magnificent monuments visited in Ahmedabad is the Bhadra Fort. Constructed by Sultan Ahmad Shah the fort has a palace, Clock Tower, Bhadrakali temple and the famous Teen Darwaza.
Gir Forest National Park
This national park is also well famed as Sasan Gir and established in the year of 1965. It is the beautiful one and only place of Asiatic lions. In this national park, you can see the huge number of Asiatic lions which attracts the lot of travelers every year. There are, you can also see the large population of marsh crocodile, which is among the 40 species of amphibians and reptiles that is recorded in the sanctuary.
Possibly the largest mosque in the Indian subcontinent during the time of the Sultan Ahmad Shah, Jama Masjid is still one of the most splendid mosques of India. It is situated right outside Bhadra Fort.
Located in the southern part of Ahmedabad, Kankaria Lake is the second biggest lake in Ahmedabad. The lake front and surrounding area has been developed as a tourist attraction and has a zoo, amusement park and the Nagina Wadi Garden.
Hutheesing Jain Temple
The most visited Jain Temple in Ahmedabad, the Hutheesing Jain Temple is a two storied structure. The speciality of the temple is the Manastambha dedicated to the 15th Jain Tirthankar.
Calico Museum of textiles
Popular for its art, sculptures and textile galleries, the Calico Museum of textiles is another attraction in the city of Ahmedabad. The Museum exercises great care in protecting the exhibits from dust and pollution.
Located in Gandhinagar, the Akshardham Temple has one of the largest complexes in India. Dedicated to Swaminarayan, the temple has an amazingly large garden of 15 acres that holds waterfalls, fountains, nurseries and rock arrangements.
Located in Adalaj village near Ahmedabad, the Adalaj Step-Well is an extraordinary water building that runs five stories deep. It is one of the most famous step wells in India and draws a large number of tourists.
Indroda Nature Park
Considered to be the Jurassic Park of India, Indroda Nature Park in Gandhinagar is located on 400 hectares of land on the two banks of the Sabarmati River. It is known to be the second largest hatchery of dinosaur eggs in the world.
One of the most spiritually active places in Gujarat. Dwarka is known for its mythological history and finds its mention as the ‘Golden City’ in Bhagvad Gita, it is also the place where one of the 12 revered jyotirlingas is placed.
An architectural marvel of the city, Teen Darwaza consists of the beautiful arched gates. It is among the oldest and longest gateways of the city. Lies near to the famous Bhadra fort, it houses exquisitely designed walls and pillars. The attraction serves as an epitome of the fine Islamic architecture.
Bhavnagar Found by Bhavsinghji Gohil in 1724, Bhavnagar is the sixth largest district of Gujarat. This city is the most important bridges to other prime destinations of Gujarat Palitana Jain Temples, Velavadar National Park, Rajkot and Hindolgarh. Along with these, one of world’s largest ship breaking yards ‘Alang’ is located 30 kms away from here.
Rani ki Vav
This marvelous monument was constructed in the memory of Bhimdev I, the son of Mularaja in the 11th century. It is located in the city of Patan in Gujarat. It is situated on the banks of the Saraswati River. This step well was built as a religious as well as functional structure and designed as an inverted temple highlighting the purity of water.
Located in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, Palitana is one of the foremost pilgrims of the Jain community. Untainted from the sins of humans, Lord Adinath first unveiled this immaculate spot. He climbed this mountain 99 times and meditated under Ryan tree. Two crests secured with places of worship you have the Jain journey focus of Patitana on the Shatrunjay Hill. There are 900 sanctuaries of all shapes and sizes on the two summits. The figures that embellish the marble pilgrims exhibit a feast to the eyes. You require not be a Jain to respect the scene. Eras of Jain everywhere throughout the nation have helped their might to make Shatrunjay Hill what it is today. Of the whole lot, the most devoted of temple is that of Adishwar “first tirthankar”, festooned with motifs.
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