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7 Best Tourist Places to Visit In Gujarat

Gujarat is the one of most beautiful destination in India for local tourists as well as International tourists. Gujarat has a many of beautiful tourist places and cities for all kind of tours like a religious trip, historical tour, cultural tourism, business trip and much more. Gujarat has all kind of place to make your trip wonderful and unforgettable. In this article, we have a list of the top 7  tourist destinations in Gujarat for your tour with friends, family member and picnic.

1. Laxmi Vilas Palace

Laxmi Vilas Palace
Laxmi Vilas Palace 
Laxmi Vilas Palace is the pride of Gujarat. It is the four times bigger than the Buckingham Palace in England. It is one of the best royal palaces in the world. It is the residential of the Baroda’s Maharaja and his family members. Baroda is also famous as Vadodara. The city has a many tourist destinations.

2. Sardar Sarovar Dam
Sardar Sarovar Dam
Sardar Sarovar Dam
Sardar Sarovar Dam is biggest dam projects in India. The development of dam has taken many decades to get completed and still it is under development. It is located at Navagam city in the Gujarat.
Millions of Gujarati citizen well get benefits after completing contraction of this dam. Farmers could possibly get water for their farming. Kevadia Colony is also rising as the picnic place for mostly travelers. It is also believe as the family tourist places in the state of Gujarat. Gujarat Tourism Department is also making this dam as the one of the major attraction in the state.

3. Somnath Temple – Prabhas Patan (Near Veraval)

Somnath Temple
Somnath Temple
Somnath Temple is the best spiritual place for Hinduism. It is a widely famous tourist place in Gujarat. People visit this temple as one of the place in “Chhar Dham Yatra”. Thousands of  people visit in every year. It is the main tourist attraction in the state for the domestic as well as International tourists.

4. Dwarakadheesh Temple of Lord Krishna

Dwarakadheesh Temple of Lord Krishna
Dwarakadheesh Temple 
Dwarakadheesh Temple is the most blessed place for Hindu people in the World. It is located in the city of Dwarka. Lord Krishna is usually worshipped in the town as “Dwarkadhish” or the King of Dwarka. It is one of the holy places for Hindu as their tour of “Char Dham Yatra” i.e. Religious Tour of Four blessed Places.

5. Haji Pir Dargah – Kutch

 Haji Pir Dargah
 Haji Pir Dargah
Haji Pir is the one of the most famous saint and Worship by mostly religious people in the country. The Dargah is located on the boundary of India-Pakistan. The Original name of Haji Pir was Ali Akbar and he was in soldiers of Shahabuddin Ghori. Then after that he stayed in the village of “Nara” and close by places. He spent his entire life in the service of people. He sacrifices his life while trying to get well cows driven out by the dacoits.

6. Gir Forest National Park – Junagadh, Home of “Asiatic Lions”

Gir Forest National Park
Gir Forest National Park
Junagadh is the most famous city of many historical events for independent India. Along with, Junagadh also has many famous tourist detonations and places to be travel. Gir Forest National Park is the most famous tourist place, a residence of Asiatic Lions. This place is a focus for thousands of travellers every year. It is one of the most significant wildlife sanctuaries of India.

7. Lothal – Ancient Destination in Gujarat near Ahmedabad
 Lothal – Ancient Destination in Gujarat
 Lothal –
Lothal was one of the most modern cities in the time of Indus Valley culture. It was founded by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in 13th Feb, 1955-19th May, 1960. It is situated in Bhal in Gujarat. Lothal is back dated from 2400 BCE which makes it most ancient city in the World. Lothal is located in the village of Saragwala in the taluka (Teheshil) dist. Ahmedabad of. This is awesome place for History Lover.  
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Pavagadh Fort Panchmahal Gujarat

Tha Pavagadh Fort situated on Top of hill in Panchmahal district Gujarat. It’s located 46Km far from Vadodara City.The forts of Gujarat states are great example of amazing mix architecture of Hindu, Islamic and European cultures. Some Important forts in Gujarat are Daboi Fort, Dhoraji Fort, Uparkot Fort Pavagadh fort.

Pavagadh fort
Pavagadh fort
The Pavagadh fort is a well known tourist spot which is a symbol of Gujarat Culture heritage. It had been once the particular palace of the rulers of the Solanki kingdom. Tourists through various places and entire world are attracted from the fort’s beautiful architecture. In truth, this fort is known as among the most exquisite waste architecture in India. The Pavagadh hill station is basically frequented by simply people from the Hindu and also Jain communities because of the large amount of temples.  

The Pavagadh fort situated on the top of hill in Ahmedabad Gujrat. The around area is reasonably a rocky terrain as a result of numerous hills all over. The best to visit of this is in the between March to October.


Pavagadh fort
Pavagadh fort
Many experts said that the Rajput king Vanraj Chavda constructed Champaner in the loving memory of his wise minister Champa. later than that Patai Raval family who looked after the border was ruled. According to folk tales Mahakali took the form of a woman and danced in celebration Garba during Navratri festival. Patai's last, Jaysinh saw him in an obscene way. The Lord became angry and said they cursed her. As a result, the Mughal Emperor of Gujarat, Mahmud Begada Pavagadh attacked and took control of the hills.

Pati was defeated and murdered, Mahmoud Begada political reasons, for the sometime moved the capital in Champaner from the city of Ahmedabad. After that he was constructed some building like Champaner fort, the Uohra mosque, the Shalkh temple,  Mandavi,  Kirtistambh, Mandavi,  Jama Masjid, Nagina Mosque and Kevda Mosque. Begada Palace remains still two kilometers from Champaner, which (also called Banyan pond) Vad pools can be found nearby.

Pavagadh Attractions

Lakulisa Temple

Lakulisa temple in Pavagadh is probably the earliest known Hindu temple. The temple was constructed before  10th to the 11th century. Its remnants still exist in the Pavagadh.

Mahakali Temple

Mahakali temple is a well-known center of pilgrimage for both Muslim and Hindu. Hundreds of pilgrims leading to the Temple to invoke the blessings of Goddess Maha Kali the goddess each day go to the temple. Despite her frightening appearance, the goddesses to fulfill the wishes of his faithful devotees are considered. This temple is considered good for the educational tour. The statue of Goddess Mahakali temple houses the ground floor and the top floor is considered sacred for Muslims.

Gate of the Fort Walls

Pavagadh fort gates around the walls of the fort gate shows. Primary gates made of solid rock, which importantly Atak Gate, resembled gate, Budhiya gate and beads are Saidan Shah Gate.
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Tha  Pavagadh Fort  situated on Top of hill in Panchmahal district Gujarat. It’s located 46Km far from Vadodara City.The forts of Gujarat...

Ancient Dhoraji Fort Porbandar Gujarat

The Dhoraji Fort is situated in Rajkot. Dhoraji is a small city located in Gujarat. The fort associated so many stories from last 200 years. This fort Known for its architectural beauty and historical history.
Dhoraji Fort
Dhoraji Fort
Architectural Importance

The fort is beautiful in entire Gujarat. Though stated in the absence of any engineering equipment throughout the 17th century, the fort still retains numerous features which might be comparable to the present modern infrastructure. There have been several enormous bastions positioned inside fort that may still be viewed in today's day. The actual four enormous gates, which were also the particular entrance towards fort, lies in the eastern side, west, northern and south direction. Particularly, Kathiawadi Darwaja, Porbandar Entrance, Halar Entrance and Junagadh Gate are in the eastern side, west, northern and south end respectively. There exists a beautiful gate inside fort containing elephant sculpture poses in front of it and is referred to as jharokha. The primary entrance directly leads to the courtyard with the fort. The full fort have been ornamented and designed with sculptures associated with different music artists, images associated with animals for instance lions and designs associated with kangaroos among others. The architectural prominence with the fort is usually comprehended from the fact is have been designed like a jewel pack which retains resemblance with all the architectural design with the Navlakha Places located in Gondal.

Historical Importance

Unique Curve in Dhoraji Fort
Unique Curve in Dhoraji Fort
The fort has some important background which has to be mentioned more apparently. It had been during the 18th century how the fort ended up being actually constructed. The fort which is located at the banks in the river Safura, the completion in the fort was affecting the season 18th century. In earlier period of this particular century, Dhoraji ended up being overtaken with the Kumbhoj II who had previously been the ruler in the Junagadh State during that time. Even so, the authentic planning in the fort ended up being come underneath the guidance regarding Sir Bhagwatsinhji who had previously been the noble ruler in the Darbargadh. The look was to establish the overall town along with complete that for use with the early amount of the 19th century. His approach together with input toward ensuring proper regularizing in the entire town could be hardly negligible. However, it turned out claimed simply by many how the initial completion in the fort that was later wrecked was affecting the season 1755 A.D. The fort is fairly massive in terms of the area in which it is made. Records together with present morning scenario, suggests that there were more as compared to 4 enormous gates inside the fort as well as the three little ones. The names in the small entrances were collectively known as the Baris.

Tourism Importance

With regards to tourism, the place is very much adored because of the visitors as a result of its executive and historical importance. Notably, the fort has been designed available as a jewel box which is one involving its kinds that are located in this specific state. Furthermore, the place can be quite effortlessly reachable by rail, road and also airways which are again a good encouraging factor to the tourists that look at the place by different corners on the country. Again the particular Temple involving Goddess Ashapura the industry nearby attraction on the fort will also influence the particular tourists to visit the place comprehensively.      
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The Dhoraji Fort is situated in Rajkot. Dhoraji is a small city located in Gujarat. The fort associated so many stories from last 200...

The History of Shaking Minar Ahmedabad

Sidi Bashir mosque is situated in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The minarets of this mosque are called shaking minarets or jhulta minar because of its unique construction.  It’s nearby the sarangpur gate and 1. 5 km’s far from the Ahmedabad railway station. Due to its unique designed when 1 minaret will shake another one also shakes.
Shaking Minar In Ahmedabad
Shaking Minar

The popular shaking minarets aroused a whole lot curiosity with British rulers that on the list of the minaret has been dismantled by them, with vain, to fathom the secrets of its construction and the mystery guiding the wavering effect.

Architecture of Shaking Minarets

This is a unique historic architectural marvel inside state associated with Gujarat. Each and every minaret is three storied having delicately created balanced natural stone balconies, which girdle these minarets of each and every story. These kinds of minarets are usually about 21 years of age. 34 meters high.

Unknown about the Original Constructor

Popular Sidi Bashir, Sultan Ahmed Shah is named after a favorite servant, it's probably likely, Builder Malik Sarang, was built in the area around sarangpur whose name Sultan Mahmud Shah was one of the great Court of Begada. Malik Muzaffar Shah II, a multicolored Rajput Hindu (1511-1526 AD) during the reign of Governor of Ahmedabad in ad 1521 Sultan of Islam had become converted and later. Noted the Siddi Bashir referred to as minors.

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Sidi Bashir mosque is situated in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The minarets of this mosque are called shaking minarets or jhulta minar becau...
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