The time period from beginning of Indian ancient age to today Gujarat plays a vital role on every field of Indian traditions and cultures. The first Indian culture Indus Valley Civilization includes some other major ancient metropolitan cities like Lothal, Dholavira and Gola Dhoro were established in this region. There have lots of historical cities, forts, monuments and temples. That is why Gujarat is a perfect destination for tourists who love historical sites.
Major templs – Dwarakadheesh Temple in Dwarka, Somnath Temple located in the Prabhas Kshetra, The Sun Temple, Shankheshwar Jain Temples at Ahmedabad, Patan houses 84 magnificent Jain Temples built by Kumarpal, Ambaji temple on the Arasur Hill, Dakor 90 km from Ahmedabad, Becharaji Temple at Mehsana district, Goddess temple of Chamunda in Surendranagar district, Pavagadh temple near by Baroda and Shamlaji temple is situated in Sabarkantha district.
Forts and Palace – Major forts of the state are Bhujia, Champaner, Dabhoi, Kanthkot, Lakhpat, Pavagadh, Roha and Tera Fort. Major palaces of the state are Adalaj Vav, Aina Mahal Digvir Niwas Palace, Ranjit Vilas Palace, Rao Pragmalji Palace, Rudra Mahal, Sarkhej Monuments and Sharad Baug Palace.
Major hill areas of Gujarat are Aravalli, Sahyadri, Vindhya, Satpura, Gir hills, Barda, Jessore, and Chotila etc. Saputara is the only hill station. Some other attractive places to visit in Gujarat are several wildlife sanctuaries, museums and lots of seasonal fair & festivals.
Wildlife sanctuaries of Gujrat include: Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Porbandar Bird Sanctuary, Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary and Kutch Bustard Sanctuary etc. Museums of Gujrat include: Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery, the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya in Ahmedabad and Bhavnagar, The Calico Museum of Textiles at Ahmedabad, The Vadodara Museum in Vadodara and the Lakhota museum in Jamnagar etc.
Travel by Road: Gujarat is well-connected with a good road network. Bus and taxi services are available in every corner of the state. Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) and several public transports (Public Bus, Taxi and Auto rickshaw services) provide regular car services to each and every city.
Travel by Air: There have 10 Airports in Gujarat including one international airport in Ahmedabad city called as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. Major domestic Airports of the state are placed at Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Jamnagar, Gandhidham, Junagadh, Porbandar, Rajkot, Surat and Vadodara.
Travel by Rail: Railway transport of the state very well. Gujarat is under the services of Western Railways zone of Indian Railways. Vadodara Railway Station is most important in Gujarat as well as the 4th busiest railway station in India. Some other major railway stations of the state are Surat Railway Station, Ahmedabad Railway Station and Rajkot Railway Station.
Travel by Ship: Kandla Port is most important port of Gujarat and it also the busiest and largest one of Western India. Some other major ports of the state placed at Navlakhi, Magdalla, Pipavav and Porbandar.
There is a table of approximate distance between Gandhinagar (capital Town of Gujarat) to other major cities of India. These table data provides you an idia of road distance in the scale of Kilometer (km) from Gandhinagar to rest Indian parts.
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