Attractions In Gujarat

7 Amazing Attractions in Gujarat, The Land of Modi

Gujarat is one of those states which have seen tremendous progress not only in the field of regeneration of employment, setting up of industry but also tourism. There was a time when Gujarat was only known to be a place stricken with droughts and earthquakes, but with the impounding efforts of government of India, Gujarat is now booming in tourism. Check out these attractions in Gujarat

No wonder the efforts of the former CM and the existing Prime minister of Indian along with Mr. Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador such progress is not a surprise

Following are few of the places which you must definitely visit when in Gujarat

     1. Kankaria Lake

Once you reach Ahmedabad, Kankaria Lake can give you a wonderful start to your holiday as a visit to this beautiful lake will refresh you from the long and taxing journey. The cool breeze and a gentle boot ride would make you forget the tiredness. This lake was built in the year 1451 by the sultan of Qutb-ud-Din.The lake is very commercial in the nature that it also has a zoo in its vicinity, a recreational club and loads of green area for kids to play. If you wish to discover the adventurous side of you then do venture for a balloon safari near the Kankaria Lake

Kankaria Lake

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  1. Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most famous wildlife natural parks. Many movies have been filmed in this park. The main aim of the national park is to preserve the endangered Asiatic lions. Apart from the wildlife, there are plenty of other things to enjoy. The entire national park is very picturesque with several streams and rivers flowing. Remember to keep a close eye while in the forest, as you might capture a beautiful peacock or white rabbit crossing road in front of you.

Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

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  1. Laxmi Vilas Palace

Laxmi Vilas palace is yet another most visited attraction in Gujarat which was built by Maharaja Sayaji Rao, the Third in the year 1878 and 1890.This magnificent palace is the most appropriate example of architectural talent of the by-gone days. The spectacular peripheries of the palace and the luxurious furnishings are overwhelming. The museum in the palace has an unusual collection of statuaries, creations, arsenal and much more. Few of Raja Ravi Varma’s well-known pictures are also seen here. There is a small zoo in the premises of the palace which focuses on crocodiles and peacocks.

Laxmi Vilas Palace

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  1. Great Rann of Kutch

A visit to The Great Rann of Kutch is definitely an experience of a lifetime. If you are in Gujarat then a visit to the Great Rann of Kutch is a must which is 16,000sq.kms salt dessert. It is said to the biggest salt desserts in the world and is loaded with white salt except from the monsoons months. Regard yourself lucky if you happen to visit the Great Rann of Kutch during a full moon when it looks absolutely magnificent. The place itself is full of cultural vibrancy especially in the month December as the government organizes special events during this time. You don’t have to worry about accommodation as there are special arrangements made by the government

Great Rann of Kutch

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  1. Marine National Park

Marine National Park has loads for its visitors; people from all age group would get indulged in sights of wildlife ranging from jackals, wild cats, turtle and many varieties of birds. It’s definitely worth visiting the park during winters as you would be able to capture the sights of migratory birds that happen to fly from other destination in search of warm climate. The park truly is a paradise for photographers as you would be able to get some awesome shots of natural beauty

Marine National Park

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  1. Swaminarayan Temple Ahmedabad

Swaminarayan temple situated in Ahmedabad is the first temple of the Swaminarayan community which was built in the year 1822.the architecture of the temple is magnificent which is beautifully carved in Burmese teak along with beautiful painted arc and brackets. The shrine is situated in the center of the temple and there is distinct part which is known as a haveli where the pilgrims often attend the ceremonies and teaching lessons. The Swaminarayan temple is the starting point of the Heritage Walk and truly is a display of Hinduism.

Swaminarayan Temple Ahmedabad

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  1. Porbandar Beach

Gujarat is famous for its port and is also known as the trading Centre. One of the most popular beaches in Gujarat is the Porbandar beach which is also known as the chowpati of Gujarat. This beach is always buzzing with activities whether it is water sports of skating on the ice rink. A visit to the Porbander beach never disappoints you. In very close vicinity to the beach is the Huzur palace which is again very famous amongst tourist. The beach provides a relaxing break to the travelers ad mist the natural beauty.

Porbandar Beach

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So? You think you should visit Gujarat soon? Well, we surely do! These attractions in Gujarat make a perfect recipe for a vacation.

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