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Top 5 Places to Visit in Kutch

Kutch region in Gujarat is known all over for its barren, white desert that covers more than 40,000 sq.km. Kutch or Katchch, refers to the way it is submerged during the monsoon season and completely dry otherwise. The Great Rann of Kutch borders Pakistan and is famous for its white …

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar in the Indian state of Gujarat, was founded by the rulers of Sihor and was initially a port-city. Founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil, the state was run by the Gohil Rajput dynasty and therefore is a living testimony to a rich Rajput culture and an even a richer port-city that has …

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Top 7 Places to Visit in Dwarka (Somnath)

Dwarka is located in the western-most part of Gujarat. It is known as the ‘golden city’. The town has religious and historical significance because according to Hindu folklore, the place is listed as one of the ‘sacred’ cities. The name comes from ‘dwara’ which means door and ‘ka’ which means …

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Top 5 Things to Do in Ahmedabad

Deemed as one of the best cities to live in, Ahmedabad is the pride of Gujarat. This spacious city is famous for its kite festivals during Uttarayan, and the Navratra celebrations of Ahmedabad are famous throughout India, and even some parts of the world. The largest city of Gujarat is …

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Jamnagar

Overlooking the phenomenal Gulf of Kutch, Jamnagar is a beautiful destination in Gujarat that is an ocean lover’s paradise. Established as a prominent princely state around the 16th century by the Jadeja, Jamnagar is resplendent with Hindu Mythology. It is said that Lord Krishna resided here and the locals take …

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Complete Guide to Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary which spans across 607.71 sq. km. is located in the Narmada district of Gujarat. The sanctuary is nestled amidst a hilly tract lined by dense deciduous forests. These forests are not only aesthetically pleasing but also are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. It …

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Junagadh

Junagadh is a hidden gem tucked away in Gujarat at the foot of the Girnar hills. Formerly a princely state, Junagadh when translated means “old fort“. Located at about 355 kilometers south west of the capital city of Gujarat, Junagadh has a rich past with Nawabs, belonging to the Pashtun …

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Patan

Patan is the former capital of Gujarat. The ancient, fortified town was built by the then king Vanraj Chavda in 745 AD. Attacked by Mohamud Ghazni in AD 1024, the city sprung from its ruins only to become the Suba headquarters of Sultanate Delhi, before it was known as the …

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Top 6 Places To Visit In Pavagadh

A mere forty seven kilometers from Baroda, the archeologically rich heritage of Pavagadh is situated surrounding a lush green mountainous region in the state of Gujarat. In the year 2006, it was decreed as a world heritage site due to its ancient architectural significance, resulting in a gradual increase of …

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Top 10 Places To Visit In Rajkot

One of the largest cities in Gujarat, Rajkot is situated on the periphery of Aji and Nyari rivers. Built by the Thakur Saheb Vibhaji Ajoji Jadeja from the lineage of Jadeja clan in 17th century AD, the city has been a seat for the Jadeja rulers. Famous for its silk …

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