Every person wants to visit the famous places of the world but sometimes they didn’t find good places here is about the most famous places of Gujarat where you can go and enjoy your holidays and also get pleasure, peace and joy-
1. Dwarkadhish Temple
DWARKA is very attractive and amazing place of gujarat. According to the mythological records “DWARKA” was the kingdom of lord krishna. It is one of four dhams of pilgrimage considered sacred by hindus in india. Dwarka is situated on banks of river “gomti”. The 5 storey building supported by 72 pillars known as nija mandir or jagat mandir. According to the archaeologist it should be 2000 – 2200 years old. If you are making plan to go gujarat it can be your choice to go DWARKA.
2. SUN TEMPLE
This temple is situated in modhera on the banks of pushpavati river. It is dedicated to “SURYA” the sun god. This was made by king bhimdev of the solanki dynasty in 11th century. The architecture of the temple is one of its own class. Sanctum of this temple is designed in this manner so that the first ray of sun cast on the image of the lord surya. You can also see their intricate stone sculpture.
3. RANI KI VAV
Rani ki vav or stepwell built by queen of bhimdeva, udayamati. This was constructed to preserve water in 11th century. The stepwell has seven levels down stairs and holds above 500 main scultures. Rani ki vav also include in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites. This is very beautiful site to visit near to saraswati river.
4. KUTCH REGION – White Salt Desert
This is the one of the largest white salt deserts of the world. It is spanning around 7506 sq. Km in west of gujarat. If you are making plan to go there then you must go at the time of “rann utsav festival” which held in winter season. In this utsav you will come to know about the culture, hospitality and cuisine of that region and also experience bluish glow of salt region during night hours because of full moon.
5. SOMNATH TEMPLE
It is to be believed that somnath jyotirling is first among all 12 jyotirlings, shrine of the Lord shiva. This temple has destroyed and built 6 times and present temple is 7th construction of temple made in 1951. This temple is located in prabhas khetra near veraval on the western coast of gujarat. This is seven-storey temple constructed in the chaukalya style of architecture reflects the expertise of sompuras those are master masons of gujarat.
6. GIR NATIONAL PARK
Gir national park is one of the best place to visit here you can spot lions roaming free in wild. The entire area of this forest is dry and deciduous which provide best habitat for lions. This is also the home of more than 300 leopard. You can also spot other fauna like – deer, hyena, jackal and small carnivorous etc. This park also shelter of more than 200 species of birds and over 40 species of reptiles and amphibians. Crocodile can be seen also in large numbers in the kamleshwar reservoir.
7. SHABARMATI ASHRAM
This place is near to sabarmati river. In this place you can see books, manuscripts and photocopies of gandhi’s correspondence. There are also actual relics such as spinning wheel and writing desk of Gandhi ji present. You can stay there and experience Gandhi’s way of life.
8. LUKSHMI VILLAS PALACE
This palace is built by maharaja sayajirao gaekwad lll in 1890. This is very colossal palace. It is four times of buckingham palace. The architect of this palace was major charles mant. This palace was made by him in 12 years. In this palace you can see nuance of both indian and western architecture. You will also find there remarkable collection of old armoury, sculpture of bronze, marble and terracotta by fellici. This palace is open for public and the presence of audio tour for tourists which educates them about historic facts is very attractive.
9. MARINE NATIONAL PARK
The marine national park is india’s first marine reserve there you can have glimpse of coral reef without diving into the sea. This marine park is spreading around 163 sq km. There you can also see extensive group of 42 islands including prominent ones pirotan, narara etc. The diversity of this marine reserve is very astonishing. You can see different fauna like – 23 species of soft corals, 70 species of sponges, 421 species of fish, 27 species of prawns etc.