Rajkot is a district in the Indian state of Gujarat with the administrative headquarters of Rajkot city.This district is surrounded by Kutch (North), Surendranagar, Bhavnagar (East), Amreli, Junagadh (South) and Jamnagar (West) districts. It is the third-most advanced district in Gujarat. It had a population of 3,169,881 of which 51.29urban as of 2001` Explore Special Holidays with us.
Kaba Gandhi’s residence, Ramkrishhna Ashram, Swaminarayn Temple, Bhuvneshwari Temple Gondal, Jalaram Temple – Virpur, Ghela Somnath Rafaleshwar, Wankaner, Ratanpur Ram Mandir, Swinging Bridge of Morbi, Mani Mandir of Morbi etc. are the worth seeing places of this district. Explore the hotels and packages with Indian Travel Agent.
Keen to promote Saurashtra as a global tourist destination, the group will invest Rs 210 crore to develop Garida village of Rajkot district as a tourist hotspot. Explore Special Holidays with us.
The proposed tourism project intends to attract business executives, tourists and NRIs. “Proposed in Garida village of Rajkot district, the project is first of its kind in Gujarat that will provide water sports, paragliding and horse-riding facilities, along with four-star hotels Explore the hotels and packages with Indian Travel Agent.
mini-golf course and resorts. Apart from attracting tourists, the project will boost medical tourism with ayurvedic and naturotherapy centres,” VD Nimawat, general manager (project) of Ajanta Infra-Projects, told ET.
Explaining further he said that the proposed project will also look after the perennial water supply for the nearby villages spread across 300 acres, as check dams will be constructed to create a natural ambience around it. The project will be completed in five years. Explore the hotels and packages with Indian Travel Agent.The Tourism Corporation of Gujarat has already alloated 550-acre of land for the project and the company will ink an MoU in the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2009.
mr Nimawat added that although the company has pledged an investment of Rs 210 crore, it could increase it in future when it incorporates joyrides in helicopter in Garida. The project will provide employment to 250 people.
The project being developed in the vicinity of commercial capital of Saurashta, Rajkot, ceramic hub Morbi, Kutch, Jamnagar and Porbandar, the company is betting big on the business delegates and regular tourists. As per the estimates, Rajkot still has a shortage of 200 rooms, while Morbi sees more than 200 customers visiting the town a day. Scintillating Special Holidays with us.
To know Rajkot is to know Saurashtra's cultural heritage, more specifically with an obligatory visit to the Watson Museums at Jubilee Gardens. Truly awesome, tourists can’t get enough of the grand 19th century marble statue of Queen Victoria, as well as other stunning portraits and photographs of Royal Princes of Saurashtra.
Bandhani Sarees, mirror-work, patch work, bead work and silk embroidery are everywhere but in the town of Rajkot – where they do real nice. Scintillating Special Holidays with us.
And where the crafts are good and famous, the little town attractions are not far behind. Before the stroll takes us farther, the Kaba Gandhino Delo, also known as Mahatma Gandhi's Home, is a first, must-stop.
Dams and dikes may not be that fascinating but not until we drive some eight kilometers away from the town proper where massive Aji Dam is nothing but breathtaking. Scintillating Special Holidays with us.
An hour drive beckons the dusty but bustling village of Wankaner. The village is a favorite excursion site and home to the striking Wankaner Palace, one of the Raf palaces that has been transformed into a heritage hotel.
Kaba Gandhi No Delo
Kaba Gandhi No Delo is the ancestral home of Mahatma Gandhi. It now houses the Gandhi Smriti, a permanent exhibition of Gandhiji's items.
Nehru Gate is also known as Nagar Darwaza. It is a historical architectural gate with a clock, depicting majesty and elegance. This gate leads to the historical market of Morbi.
M.K. Gandhi Vidyalaya
M.K. Gandhi Vidyalaya is the school where Mahatma Gandhi completed his early education. It was earlier known as Alfred High School and was later renamed after Gandhiji. Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India.
Rashtriya Shala was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1925. He used it in connection with the freedom struggle. It is now famous for its Patola weaving.
Hanging Bridge is located in Morbi of Rajkot. It was made from wire ropes and wood, during the British rule. The bridge is 165 feet long and 4.5 feet broad and has been constructed over the River Machchhu. Crossing the bridge is a sensational experience for the visitors. Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India.
BAPS Swaminarayan Temple
This temple was built in 1998-99 by Swaminarayan Sampradaya. Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India.It is situated on Kalavad Road near Mahila College. The temple boasts of one of the largest auditorium in the state, having a capacity of thousands.
Race Course is a large ground located in the heart of the city. It houses various places of interest, like Baalbhavan, Children Traffic Park, Fun World, etc. It also has various sports facilities like Olympic-standard Indoor Stadium, International-quality Cricket ground, Football ground, Hockey ground & Volleyball ground, along with a gym and swimming pool. Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India.