Gujarat, the westermost state of India has got some of the most amazing destinations due to it geographical locaction. Due to this it is also sometimes called the “ Jewel of Western India”. The land of “ Father of the Nation – Mahatma Gandhi”; it has got buildings and museums telling the story of freedom and modern buildings representing the present generation and age.
The uniqueness of this place can be seen in Somnath temple, Gir Forest National Park, Dwarkadhish temple, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Sabarmati Ashram, Akshardham temple and many more. It is also a land of UNESCO World Heritage Site with Rani Ki Vav in Patan village filled with 11th century stepwell architecture and design. Champaner – Pavagadh Archeological Park too is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Besides these two world known places others too have made their mark in this land of Gandhiji.
The list includes Kankaria lake, Sayaji Baug, EME or Dakshinamurty Temple, Girnar or Revatak Pravata, Calico Museum of Textiles, Sidi Bashir Mosque, Jama Masjid Mosque, Prag Mahal, Palitana Temples, Maharajah Fateh Singh Museum, Watson Museum, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Vastrapur Lake, Pavagadh beach, Dumas Beach, Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum, Nageshvara Jyotirlinga, Lothal, Vijay Vilas Palace and many more.
The list extends to a perfect blend of the old and new. Some exempolary examples include Auto World Vintage Car Mueum, ISKCON Temple, Science Centre, Gujarat Science City, Gira Falls, Mahabat Maqbara and many more. One can easily see the beauty of this land in various facets of the city and its surrounding places.