Category: Rajkot

Jalaram Temple – Virpur

A short distance from Gondal is the town of Virpur, Jalaram Bapa the great social reformer and founder of the Jalaram movement was born here in the year 1800. His former residence is now part of a larger complex housing...

Wankaner

Two palace guest houses, The Royal Residency and the Royal Oasis are now Heritage Hotels. The Royal Oasis is situated on the banks of the Machchhu Lake amidst a serene orchard of leafy trees, the warbling of birds and an...

Morbi

As one enters Morbi swaying pylons of the suspension bridge and the beatific riverfront is a nostalgic reminder of Victorian London. Located 64 km from Rajkot is the town of Morbi with its quaint cobbled alleyways and buildings reminiscent of...

Khambhalida Buddhist Caves

A 28 km drive from Gondal gets you to Khambhalida. It has got three caves where the central one is called ‘Chaitya’ with a worn out stupa. The lonesome cry of peacocks and dancing dust devils guide you to an...

Jetpur

70 km from Rajkot on the way to Junagadh lies Jetpur, a town renowned in history as a center for Block printing and dyeing. The very air is laden with the smells of dye stuffs spiraling out of large copper...

Gondal

Drive south from Rajkot to Gondal and you pass Vintage Fords and Buicks taxis of a bygone era still plying the roads of  Saurashtra. Gondal, a city state mere 35 km away from Rajkot ruled by a family of car...

Bangdi Bazar – Rajkot

The market in the old part of the city is a maze of narrow alleyways, lanes and cul-de-sacs. Shop fronts and fort paths displaying a vast array of embroidered fabrics, beadwork, bandhanis and readymade flow in profusion to the colorful...

Rashtriyashala – Rajkot

Gandhiji returned back to Rajkot, the place of his former schooling in 1939 to help set up the Rashtriyashala, the first of many institutions expressly incubating the values of Swaraj and instigating a sense of pride leading to freedom from...

Kaba Gandhi no Delo – Rajkot

Karamchand Gandhi, the father or the Mahatma was appointed the Diwan of Rajkot State and resided in what is today known as Kaba Gandhi no Delo, located just off the busy Gheekantha Road.The house offers a pictoral tour of the...

Hingolgadh Wildlife Sanctuary

Marked with fringes of hillocks around the bordering periphery of the arid shrubby plain land distinct with wild grass is the Rampara Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary got the status of ‘Reserve Forest’ in the year 1983 before which it served...

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