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    Best time to Visit Rajkot: Whole Year

    Category : Leisure: Leisure

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Rajkot is situated on the periphery of Aji and Nyari rivers. It is considered as one of top 10 cleanest cities of India.

    Mahatma Gandhi spent his early years in Rajkot. And the place has many museum preserving the artifacts relating to Gandhi's life.

    Rajkot is famous for its silk work and gold jewellery. It possesses one of the largest Gold Market called as 'Soni Bazar'.


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    Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum

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    Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum is a unique museum, that displays different dolls from over the world. It has a huge collection of over 1500 dolls from over 100 nations.
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      Watson Museum

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      Watson Museum focuses on the human history and culture. The museum houses painting from Indus Valley Civilization and splendid pictures of royal princess of Saurashtra.
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        Aji Dam

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        Aji Dam is built on river Aji. It is a popular picnic spot. It has a amusement park and a zoo.
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          Kaba Gandhi No Delo

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          Kaba Gandhi No Delo is Mahatma Gandhi's paternal home where he used to live with his parents. The place is now converted into Smriti Museum, and has good collection of things related to the Mahatma Gandhi's life.
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            Rashtriya Shala

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            The Rashtriya Shala of Rajkot is a organization closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi. It was directly associated with Gandhi's non-cooperation movement. The place currently displays segments and souvenirs associated with historical events of non-cooperation movement and attracts lot of history buffs.
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              Jagat Mandir / Universal Temple / Shri Dwarkadhish Temple

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              Jagat Mandir also known as The Universal Temple, as the temple depicts different religion elements. The temple is beautifully carved out of red stone and has more than 60 well carved pillars. The Jagat Mandir in Rajkot is considered as one of the most important moksh dhams of India.
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                Swaminarayan Temple / BAPS Shree Swaminarayan Mandir

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                The Swaminarayan temple is a major tourist attraction in Rajkot. The temple is famous for its spirituality and the humanitarian deeds.
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                  Ishwariya Temple / Shree Ishwariya Mahadev

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                  The Ishwariya Temple of Rajkot is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located amidst scenic surrounding, with hills and a lake around it.
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                    Nyari Dam

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                    Nyari Dam is built on the Nyari River. It is a scenic place. It is ideal picnic spot and popular bird watchers paradise.
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                      Lal Pari Lake

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                      Lal Pari Lake is a beautiful lake close to the city. It is a popular place to spot variety if birds.
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                        Jubilee Garden

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                        Jubilee Garden is a beautiful garden in the center of the city. It is known for the natural beauty and the beautiful atmosphere
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                          Khambhalida Caves

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                          Khambhalida Caves is located at a distance of 66 kms from Rajkot. It is is a group of three caves, dating back to 5th century AD. These Buddhist caves are carved out of a local limestone rock.
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                            Marine National Park

                            Entry Fees :₹ 150 Time To Visit :10 am to 6 pm (Closed on Sunday)

                            Marine National Park at Jamnagar is at a distance of 150 kms from Rajkot. It is a fascinating underwater park that offers exotic sightings. The Marine National Park & Sanctuary has coral reefs, mangroves, sea-grass beds, mudflats, network of creeks and other ecosystems which supports rich marine life & bird life. Here one has chance to spot octopus, puffer fish, sea turtles, lobsters, crabs, dolphins, ray fishes, jelly fish, star fish, sea anemones, colourful corals, exotic marine flowering plants, etc. There are beautiful islands here where one can see pristine, clean sandy beaches. You need to get prior permission to enter this unique park. It is a perfect place for one day trip. Best time to visit the park is between mid-October to March.
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                              Pirotan island

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                              The Marine National Park has 42 islands, Pirotan Island is the most beautiful of all of them. You need to take a boat ride from Rozi port, passing through the beautiful Chejja creek, to reach this pristine island. Coral walking is the popular activity at this island.
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                                Narara island

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                                Narara island accessible by road, tourists visit this island when they cant reach Pirotan. At Narara, one has chance to spot octopus, puffer fish, sea anemone, crabs, sting ray, etc. along with some corals. You can do coral walking at this island too.
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                                  Rajkot has a airport and railway station, with good connectivity.


                                  It has good road connectivity with neighbouring cities.
                                  The Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) plies buses regularly in between Rajkot and different cities of Gujarat.