Best Tourist Places in Gujarat

Best Tourist Places in Gujarat – If you’ve never been to Gujarat, a beautiful state in India, you’re really missing out. With its rich culture and unique customs, Gujarat is a great place to explore on holidays. In this blog post we’re going to be talking about some of the best tourist places in Gujarat. For any traveller, there are plenty of things to do in Gujarat. It has a rich history and culture, so you see things that are unlike anywhere else in India. This is the home of many festivals such as the famous Navratri, Diwali, Holi and others. It also has a lot of great attractions for tourists, including the majestic Rann of Kutch, the home to the largest salt domes in the world.

 

Here are the list of some best places to visit in Gujarat :

 

1.Ahmedabad, Gujarat 

Ahmedabad is one of the best tourist places in Gujarat and the capital of Gujarat. This is known for its many educational institutions. Ahmedabad is also famous for cotton textiles, a wide variety of mouth-watering snacks, diamond cutting, and much more. It is situates on the bank of Sabarmati River. The famous dishes here is like Khakhra, Fafda, Dhokla, Thepla, Dabeli, Sev, Farsan, Amiri Khaman , Dabeli from Bhuj, Bhungara Bateta from Rajkot.  You should definitely visit the Sabarmati Ashram which was found by Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of The Nation. In Ahmedabad, there is many places to visit in vacations like:

  • Kankaria Lake
  • Sabarmati Ashram
  • Manek Chowk
  • ISKCON Temple
  • Jama Masjid
  • Bhadra Fort
  • Swaminarayan temple
  • Adalaj Stepwell
  • Statue of Unity
  • Rani Ki Vav
  • Sun Temple
  • Jhuta Minar etc. 

 

2.Kutch , Gujarat 

Kutch is also one of the best tourist places in Gujarat. Our majestic Rann of Kutch desert is known to be one of the most beautiful places in India. It is famous for its handicrafts, white deserts, beautiful virgin sea beaches, various forts and one of the five largest Harappan sites. This place is a heaven for photographers since it has so many beautiful places which look really good on the camera.  You must see the festival here the name is  RANN UTSAV. Rann Utsav is one of the most eagerly-awaited tourism events of India, which celebrates the marvels of nature at the White Desert and the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Kutch. Some places to visit are: 

  • Rann of Kutch
  • Kutch Museum
  • Mandvi Beach
  • Dholavira
  • Aina Mahal
  • Marine National Park
  • Narayan Sarovar
  • Roha Fort
  • Hamirsar Lake
  • Desh Devi Maa Ashapura 

 

3.Vadodara , Gujarat 

Vadodara is the 3rd best tourist place in Gujarat. It  is also known as Baroda. This is well known for Patola silk sarees, Bandhnis and traditional ghagras, Embroidered quilts, Bangles, Khadi, Jewelry.  There are so many dishes like Khakhra, Fafda, Dhokla, Thepla, Dal Vada, Dabeli, Sev, Vada Pav and Farsan and so many. Vadodara has many places to visit with family and friends. The places are:

  • Makarpura Palace
  • Laxmi Vilas Palace
  • Sayaji Gardens
  • Sursagar lake
  • Kirti Mandir
  • Vadodara Museum And Picture Gallery
  • Narmada Canal
  • ISKCON Baroda
  • Sardar Patel Planetarium
  • Zarwani Waterfall
  • Hazira Maqbara
  • Hathni Waterfall
  • Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum 

 

4.Dwarka , Gujarat 

Dwarka is a famous tourist place in Gujarat. It is the capital city of LORD KRISHNA’S Kingdom.  In Dwarka the main attraction is Dwarkadhish Temple. The temple was establish by Lord Krishna’ s grandson Vajrabhan. Here you will see the beautiful view of the famous Dwarka beach. To reach here you should go by boat. When you reach there you will feel the freshness of the city. You can enjoy many things in Dwarka like Ride A Camel,  Chhakda – Ride A Tuk-Tuk, Bet Dwarka – Take A Ferry Ride, Go Bird-Watching and more. In Dwarka there are many places to visit where you can enjoy your vacations like :

  • Beyt Dwarka
  • Nageshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Rukmini Devi temple
  • Shivrajpur Beach
  • Bhadkeshwar Mahadev temple
  • Dwarka Beach
  • Gomti River

 

5.Gandhinagar, Gujarat 

 Gandhinagar is rich in history. The Akshardham Temple is situates in Gandhinagar. Gandhinagar is known as the capital city of Gujarat. After Chandigarh, this is the second planned city of India.  Here are the places where you can visit like :

  • Akshardham temple
  • Adalaj Stepwell
  • Children’s Park
  • Sarita Udyan
  • Puneet Van
  • Fun World
  • Craftsman Village
  • Trimandir
  • Aalloa Hills Resorts Golf Course
  • Rani Roopmati’s mosque
  • Sant Sarovar Dam
  • Swarnim Park
  • Swapna Srushti Water Park 

 

6.Diu , Gujarat 

Diu is a beautiful tourist place in Gujarat. This is consider to be the smallest island in India. Diu is known for its natural beauty. It has many places to visit but the main attraction of this place is the beach. To enjoy the beaches and water sports you should come to Diu in the summer season. This is also famous for its pristine beauty and swaying palm trees. The beach of Diu attracts people from all over the world because of the picturesque sandy beaches, rocky shores and clear blue water. Here you can visit Diu Fort also.  Diu has many places to visit

  • Naida caves
  • Nagoa Beach
  • Gangeshwar Temple
  • Chakritirath beach
  • St. Paul Church
  • INS Khukri Memorial
  • Panikota Fort
  • Zampa Gateway
  • Shell Museums
  • Diu Museum
  • Dinosaur Park
  • Chapel of Our Lady Rosary 

 

7.Porbandar, Gujarat 

Porbandar is also a beautiful place to visit in Gujarat. This is famous for its palaces and monuments. It is the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi.  This place is also famous for its Temples. Porbandar is a small city in coastal Gujarat. This is known for its natural and historical beauty.  There are so many places to visit like: 

  • Kirti temple
  • Porbandar Beach
  • Nehru planetarium
  • Miyani Beach
  • Sri Hari Mandir
  • Bharat Mandir
  • Bhutnath Mahadev Temple
  • Sudama Mandir, Ghumli
  • Chowpatty Beach
  • Huzoor Palace
  • Bileshwar Shiva temple
  • Ramdhun temple
  • Jadeshwar temple 

 

8.Bhuj , Gujarat 

Bhuj is one of the best tourist places in Gujarat. This city was found by Rao Hamir in 1510 and was made the capital of Kutch by Rao Khengarji I in 1549. It is famous for its small, meandering streets, palaces and temples. Bhuj is a best tourist attraction. The famous food here is Kutchi cuisine. And some other dishes are khaman dhokla, khakhra, lehsuni paratha, lehsun ki chutney, and thepla. You can enjoy Rann Utsav here. There are many places to visit in this city like;

  • Rann of Kutch
  • Mandvi beach
  • Mata No Madh
  • Prag Mahal
  • Clock Tower
  • Kranti Tirth
  • Bharatiya Sanskruti Darshan Museum
  • Bhujia Hill
  • Hill Garden 

9.Surat, Gujarat 

Surat is also a great place to visit. If you want to experience the difference of shopping for Indian handicrafts, Surat has so many shops for foreigners. This is the largest city beside the Tapi river. It has a big textile industry and shopping centers. This is also a diamond city. The famous food of Surat is idlis, dosas and uthappams. They also serve Chinese noodles, and other typical chaat items like pav bhaji and vada pav. However, the misal pav here is one of the most favored items. You can visit: 

  • Dutch Garden
  • Dumas beach
  • Sardar Patel Museum
  • Ambika Niketan Temple
  • Dandi
  • Sarthana Nature Park
  • Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium
  • Science center
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Garden

 

10.Rajkot, Gujarat 

Rajkot is one of the largest cities in Gujarat. It has a long history. Here you will see the ancient monuments and have fun. This is a beautiful city to visit. This city is famous for its silk work, gold jewellery and watch parts. Rajkot is fill with temples, lakes and gardens also.  The most famous item  in Rajkot is Bandhani Sarees. It is also famous for Iron & Forging Products, Silver , Tarnetar Fair, Aji Dam and so many other things. In Rajkot there are so many places to visit : 

  • Rotary Dolls Museum
  • Watson Museum
  • Nyari Dam
  • Prem Mandir
  • Khambhalida Caves
  • Jubilee Garden
  • Lang Library
  • Lal Pari Lake
  • Race Course Ground
  • Ramakrishna Ashram
  • Ishwariya Park
  • Analgadh Hill
  • Rashtriya Shala 

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