Gujarat Map


Gujarat is known as a traveler's paradise as it is a perfect blend of nature, a glorious history, art & crafts, and cultural heritage. Located on the western coast of India, Gujarat is an exuberant state and one of the major tourist hubs in India. Visit Gujarat for varied experiences like Gir National Park - home to the exalted Asiatic Lions, Rann of Kutch for the annual Rann Utsav, Champaner Archaeological Park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dwarka - the ancient kingdom of Lord Krishna just to name some of the lists of travel places.

11 Best Places to Visit in Gujarat:

  • Somnath Mandir
  • Gir National Park
  • Ahmedabad
  • Kutch
  • Dwarka
  • Vadodara
  • Junagadh
  • Champaner
  • Saputara
  • Gandhinagar
  • Porbandar

India has always been a land of stunning historical temples and the Somnath Temple is one of the most sought after among them. Located in Veraval of the Gujarat state, this temple is an illustration of magnificent architecture that has been rebuilt several times hence also known as the "Eternal Shrine". The 'Shivlinga' present in the temple is among the 12 pious 'Jyotirli...

The Gir National Park is the only natural habitat of Asiatic Lions, located in the southwest region of the Junagadh region in Gujarat, India. We have all felt awe for wild animals at least once in our lives and the Gir national park has a superb variety of them. So, apart from the thrill of watching Asiatic lions, you can experience watching other wild animals like Chinkara, Back Buc...

If we talk of Gujarat and don't talk of Ahmedabad which was declared as the heritage city of India by UNESCO in 2017, then the list will feel deficient. The city boasts a vibrant culture, enriching tradition, and is full of amazing ventures. Fr...

Kutch is a beautiful place that is fully packed with culture, arts, history, and love. The handicrafts, the beaches, the forts, the deserts, and the archaeological sites like 'Dholaveera' will blow your mind. Let me list out the best five places that you must visit if you go to kutch: The Rann of Kutch (the white desert), Bhuj, Kutch Museum, Aaina Mahal, and Vijaya Vilas Palace. 


Dwarka is the most devoted and magnificent city located in the western region of Gujarat, India. The connection of Hindu mythology god Shri Krishna with the city and the grand Dwarkadhish temple makes this a major pilgrimage site not only in Gujarat but India as well. It is one of the oldest Hindu temples built beautifully by the astronomical constructor lord Vishwakarma near the Arabian Sea. The peace, the charm, the positive vibes, and the calmness of the ...

Vadodara, also known as Baroda, is among the major cities of Gujarat. It has majestic architectural palaces and buildings with a rich heritage and past. It also has the largest university in Gujarat that is Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU). During Navratri, this city offers the most incredible and massive experience through the concept - United Way of Baroda. Every year, more than 30,000 people participate in the event and celebrate the Garba festival of ...

Every place in Gujarat is definitely famous for its rich heritage, culture, historical importance, and people, Junagadh sits in the front row to display this category. From Mahagat Maqbara to Uparkot Fort, from Sakkarbaug Zoological park, Uparkot Caves, Girnar hills to Junagadh Museum, you will find various kinds of places to enjoy your vacation. There are great shopping markets and beautiful step-wells too. Added to all previously mentioned is the Gir natio...

Champaner is a place with great historical and spiritual significance, a city located in the Panchmahal district of Gujarat. Either you are a religious person or a history lover, this is an important place to include in your itinerary. The major tourist attractions in Champaner are The Maa Mahakalika Temple, Saher Masjid, Jama Masjid, Nagina Masjid, Kevda Masjid, Champaner Fort, Jain Temple, Saat Kaman, Virasat Van, ...

Saputara is a major hill station located in Western Ghats, Gujarat. This place has such a picturesque view that it has become a popular vacation spot, a great tourist destination, and a place highly loved by native residents too. Saputara Lake has pleasant weather and a place, surrounded by beautiful greenery, waterfalls. There are various activities available like boating, table point, the Ropeway cable car, which makes the spot even more exciting. Overall,...

Gandhinagar is India's second planned city (first being Chandigarh), located on the banks of the Sabarmati River in the northeastern region of Gujarat. A place with beautiful temples, step-wells, rich heritage, parks, dams, and mosques, this is the current capital of Guja...

Porbandar is a coastal city in Gujarat, which is popular for its beaches & well recognized as the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Starting from the range of blissful beaches like Madhavpur Beach, Porbandar Beach, Miyani Beach, Chowpatty Beach, and Rangbai Beach, Porbandar also houses multiple pilgrimage sites for spiritual ventures such as Shri Hari Temple, Kirti Mandir, Sudama Temple, Khimeshwar Temple, Jadeshwar Temple, etc.


# Best Places to Visit in Gujarat

Somnath Mandir

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Gir National Park

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