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    Best time to Visit Junagadh: Whole Year

    Category : History/heritage: History & Heritage
    Pilgrimage: Pilgrimage

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Junagadh has a rich history and is filled with many historical monuments. The place owned a close association with Nawabs, belonging to the Pashtun clan in Afghanistan.

    Its proximity to Gir National Park and Girnar Hills, makes it a popular stopover among tourists.

    The name Junagadh means “old fort“.


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    Girnar Hills

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    Girnar Hills has five peaks. Various Jain and Hindu temples dating back to the 12th Century are located in these hills. There is a group of 16 Jain temples on the hill.
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      Mahabat Maqbara

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      Mahabat Maqbara is a beautiful mausoleum which was built during the reign of Nawabs of Junagadh. It is a spectacular structure is topped with silver doors and intricate architecture, including minarets encircled by spiraling stairways.
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        Uperkot Fort

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        Uperkot Fort was a fort built by Chandragupta Maurya in the year 319 BC. The fort has upto 70 feet walls, step wells, mosque and more. The fort has a 300 feet deep moat and Rock Caves which are believed to be Buddhist caves. The most prominent ones are the Kapra Kodia Caves and the Babupyana Caves located inside the fort.
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          Damodar Kund

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          Damodar Kund is a sacred water body at the foot of Girnar Hills.
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            Darbar Hall Museum

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            Darbar Hall Museum in Junagadh, houses belongings of the former Nawabs. It includes weapons, chandeliers, decorated thrones, silver items, beautiful paintings, armor etc.
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              Junagadh Zoo / Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden

              Entry Fees :₹ 3 Time To Visit :9 AM to 6 PM

              Junagadh Zoo houses a wide variety of wildlife. It is main home for Gir lions, which are taken out from the open vicinity and kept under surveillance.
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                Gir National Park

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                The Gir National Park, also known as Sasan-Gir, is the only natural habitat of Asiatic Lions. It is located around 65 kilometres away from Junagarh.
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                  Somnath Temple

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                  The famous Somnath Temple is at a distance of 60 kms from Gir wildlife sanctuary.
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                    Beaches Veraval, Chorwad, Sarkeshwar

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                    Veraval, Chorwad and Sarkeshwar are beautiful beaches at a distance of 78 kms from Junagadh.
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                      By Air
                      Rajkot is the nearest airport.

                      By Train
                      Regular train services ply to and fro the Junagadh railway station

                      By Road
                      Junagadh has good road connectivity.