Gujarat

Gujarat is one of those states in India that you can continue exploring and still feel like you have a great deal more to see. In the event that you are attempting to limit your decisions of what to do in Gujarat, at that point we are here to help with our rundown of must-see places. So, let us look at the background and also the best Places to See in Gujarat.

 

History

 

Gujarat is the state of India which is located on the country’s western coast, on the Arabian Sea. Gujarat draws its name from the Gurjara, who ruled the area during the 8th and 9th centuries CE. The state assumed its present form in 1960 when the former Bombay state was divided between Maharashtra and Gujarat on the basis of language.

 

Places to Visit

 

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad which is situated on the banks of the Sabarmati River is a quickly developing city and apart from it, the city is also an IT center, an educational hub, and a city with a superb past., Ahmedabad is the previous capital of Gujarat, and its flavorful nourishment, vivid culture is making it a quickly developing traveler goal. 

Best time to visit: October to March

Places to visit: Swaminarayan Temple, Dada Hari Wav, Sabarmati Ashram, Kankaria Lake

 

Kutch

Kutch is presumably one of the most lovely, yet strange places in India. With the immense scopes of the white salt desert in the Rann of Kutch region, this is a stunning encounter to observe. 

Best time to visit: July to March

Major attractions: Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, Dholavira, Kutch Museum

Vadodara

 

Known for one of the most sumptuous royal residences in India-the Lakshmi Vilas Palace and bounty progressively incredible landmarks, Vadodara is the cultural capital of Gujarat. 

Best time to visit: October to March

Places To Visit: Laxmi Vilas Palace, Sayaji Gardens, Ajwa Nimeta Garden, Champaner – Pavagadh Archeological Park

 

Dwarka

Dwarka is known as the “home of Lord Krishna”. The name Dwarka truly means dwar signifying ‘door’ and ka signifying ‘moksha’ which means the ‘door to salvation. Thus the emanation of the religious town resounds with spiritual holiness and serenades of the devotees looking for moksha.

Best time to visit: July to March

Major attractions: Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Karni Mata Temple, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Laxmi Nath Temple, Bikaner Camel Festival

 

Diu

Situated close to the port of Veraval, Diu is a little island that was before a Portuguese state and is currently watched by seashores all around. Diu takes up most ubiquity given the abundant number of seashores, alongside Gujarat’s southern coast, for example, the Nagoa seashore, however, has much more to offer as well. Liquor is legitimate in Diu.

Best time to visit: July to March

Major attractions: Naida Caves, Nagoa, Ganeshwar Mahadev Temple, Diu Fort, Sunset Point

 

Surat

Surat is the second most populated city in the state whose name is related to Saurashtra (the good land). It is a port city in Gujarat and is a worldwide diamond cutting center and a business center point of materials. Known as ‘the city of flyovers’, it draws in visitors who are keen on the frontier history of the area and the fascinating untamed life.

 

Best time to visit: October to March

Major attractions: Dutch Garden, Dumas Beach, Hajira Village, Sardar Patel Museum, Dandi, Ambaji Temple

 

Bhuj

The city was left in a condition of pulverization after the 2001 seismic tremor is still in the recuperation stage. Bhuj interfaces you to a scope of human advancements and significant occasions in South Asian history through ancient archeological discovers, leftovers of the Indus Valley Civilization (Harappan), places related with the Mahabharata and Alexander the Great’s walk into India and tombs, royal residences and different structures from the standard of the Naga boss, the Jadeja Rajputs, the Gujarat Sultans, and the British Raj.

 

Best time to visit: July to March

Places to visit: White Desert, Mandvi Beach, Aina Mahal, Hamirsar Lake

 

Delectable dishes of Gujarat

dishes recommended by rajshree upadhyaya

  • Dhokla 
  • Khakra 
  • Thepla
  • Gujarati Kadhi 
  • Undhiyu
  • Lilva Kachori 
  • Muthia 
  • Fafda 
  • Doodhpak
  • Gota 
  • Chorafali 
  • Mathiya 
  • Khandvi 
  • Khichu 
  • Handvo 
  • Dabeli 
  • Ghughra 
  • Shrikhand 
  • Murghanu Shaak
  • Mohanthal 

 

Best Places to Eat

restaurant recommended by rajshree upadhyaya

  • Agashiye
  • Toran Dining Hall
  • Jassi De Parathe
  • Barbeque Nation
  • Gopi Dining Hall
  • Rajwadu
  • Leonardo Italian Mediterranean Dining
  • Tiger Bay
  • Peshawri
  • Mocha
  • Pleasure Trove

 

HOTELS 

hotels recommended by rajshree upadhyaya

Budget

 

  • OYO 24534 Hotel President
  • OYO 9351 Hotel RVG
  • Hotel Flair Inn
  • OYO 11067 Hotel Swastik Inn

 

Average

 

  • Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn
  • Lords Plaza – Surat
  • Regenta Inn, Vadodara
  • Lords Inn Somnath

 

Luxury

 

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Ahmedabad 
  • Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad
  • Welcomhotel Vadodara
  • Courtyard Ahmedabad
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Ahmedabad

 

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