Top Destination in Gujarat :

Gujarat boasts an unending charm that can be best experienced all across the state. Home to some of the most magnificent architectural wonders, temples, shrines, splendid beaches, wildlife centers and ethnic villages, the state is a complete delight for vacationers and tour enthusiasts. Gujarat Tourism introduces you to some of its most famous tourist places as accounted below :


Dwarka :

Dwarka also spelled as Dwaraka, Dvaraka and Dvarka is a city located in the district of Devbhoomi Dwarka in Gujarat state. It is one of the prominent Chardham pilgrimage sites among Hindus as well as one of the seven most ancient religious cities (Sapta Puri) in India. It is believed to be a sacred place that used to be the ancient kingdom of Lord Krishna and the first capital of the state. Read More


Somnath :

Located in Gujarat, Somnath derives its name from its famous Somnath Temple, Somnath meaning The Protector of Moon God. According to the legend, the conceited Moon, otherwise called Chandra became so arrogant that her father-in-law cursed her to fade away. She prayed to Lord Shiva who gave partial respite from the curse, so she disappears periodically. Read More


Diu :

The island of Diu is placed in the southern part of Gujarat in the state of India and is easily accessible via bridges and ferry. Diu that was under the Portuguese until 1539 to 1961, when the all the Portuguese enclaves were retaken by the Indian government. This region used to be a part of Goa, Daman and Diu until Goa was declared a state. The town is home to splendid beaches, villages and awe-inspiring aura. Read More


Veraval :

Veraval is a municipality and head quarter of the district of Somnath of Gujarat. The city was founded in the 13th or 14th century by a Rajput named Rao Veravalji Vadher(Rathore). Veraval used to be the fortified port town of Junagadh’s Royal family and a part of the Junagadh kingdom until it was unified with India in the year 1953. Read More


Bhavnagar :

Established by Bhavsinhji Gohil in1723 AD, Bhavnagar is the capital of Bhavnagar State, the earliest princely state to join with independent Indian Union in 1948. At present it is the fifth-largest city of Gujarat, and is often regarded as the cultural capital of Saurashtra. Also called Gohilwad, Bhavnagar is the erstwhile capital of Gohil Rajputs belonging to the Surya Vanshi family. Read More


Bhuj :

The city of Bhuj was founded by a local ruler named Maharao Hamir in the year of 1510. Rao Khengarji I, another ruler, gave Bhuj the distinction of his capital in 1549. Bhuj stayed as an independent princely state throughout the British rule. In the year of 1947 when India gained independence, it became a part of the country. Read More


Mandvi :

The city of Mandvi situated on the banks of the river Rukmavati in the district of Kutch in the state of Gujarat. The city was once a vital port and place of summer retreat for the Ruler of Kachchh. Mandvi was founded in 1581 A.D by the Jadeja Ruler, Shri Khengarji I. The city is famous for the 400 years old ship building industry. The city was initially a fortified town with a 8 m high and 1.2 wide fort wall. The city is a famous production centre of various country crafts made by the local craftsmen. Read More


Wankaner :

The city of Wankaner is snuggled in Rajkot district in the Indian state of Gujarat. The region got its name from the location at a “Wanka” meaning bend and “Ner” a river. Wankaner used to be a princely state that was ruled by the Jhala Rajputs and is thus also called Jhalawar. The royal family of Wankaner was highly known for their patronage of art and architecture. Read More


Ahmedabad :

Ahmedabad is the largest city of Gujarat that also used to be the former capital of the state. The Archaeological evidence indicates that the region around Ahmedabad was inhabited ever since the 11th century, and was known as Ashaval (or Ashapalli) during the earlier times. Read More


Surat :

Surat, previously known as Suryapur, is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is also administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is divided into two parts namely the older part and the newer suburbs. Being the producer of textile and the diamond on a high scale, the city is also called "Diamond Capital of the World" and “Manchester textile city of India”. Read More


Sasangir :

Sasan Gir is a famous wildlife destination known for housing an array of national park and wildlife sanctuary. The region is home to some of the most endangered species of flora and fauna and is especially known for preserving the Asiatic Lions (Panthera leo persica). The region around Sasan gir is famed for being in close proximity to major tourist attractions of Gujarat. Read More


Saurashtra :

The region of Saurashtra is situated on the coast of the Arabian Sea in the state of Gujarat. The peninsular region also called Kathiawar after its Kathi Darbar rulers, the region occupies the southern portionof the state and comprises the districts of Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Amreli, Porbandar, Jamnagar, Surendranagar, as well as some districts of Ahmedabad. Read More


Kutch :

Kutch district is the largest district in the state of Gujarat that is sprawled across a total area of 45,652 km². The word Kutch stands for intermittently wet & dry landmass. The district is famous for the Rann of Kutch, a salt marsh land. The district has the Gulf of Kutch & Arabian Sea to its (south & west) and Great & Little Rann of Kutch to its north & east. Read More