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Top 10 Tourist Attractions In Gujarat


1. Lakshmi Vilas Palace : This magnificent and beautiful residence of the royal family of the Baroda. It was built by maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad three in 1890. 


This architectural wonder is reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built till date and is four times the size of the Buckingham Palace. 



2. Rann Of Kutch : The largest salt desert in the world. The great Rann Of Kutch is a sight to behold and is one of the must see destinations during monsoon. It becomes an important staging ground for migratory birds and is also popular breeding ground for flamingos


Dwarka Gujarat

3. Dwarka : As for old legend Dwarka the mesmerizing kingdom of Lord Krishna was once a city of gold which submerged to the bottom of the ocean. After his death Dwarkadhish temple is a very popular pilgrimage site along with Rukmini temple and Bet Dwarka to get a complete feel for this magical city.



4. Somnath : Somnath is an important pilgrimage destination and it is one of the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. It is also a Triveni Sangam the joining of three rivers which is considered as very holy. It had been desecrated ans vandalized repeatedly by invaders and every time it was rebuilt at the same site.



5. Akshardham : This specimen of fine craftsmanship is one of the largest temples in Gujarat built with 6,000 tons of pink sandstone, Apart from its beauty the main attraction is the laser water show the vibrant show employs fire, fountain animations, laser, water screen projections, music and live characters to present the story.



6. Jama Masjid : Jama Masjid was built in 1424. This mosque is on of the most splendid one in India. It's built of beautiful yellow sandstone and carved with the intricate detail that mosques of this period are known for.



7.Sabarmati Ashram : This ashram is located on the banks of the river Sabarmati. This was one of the residence of Mahatma Gandhi. It is of great historic value as it was from here that gandhi led the dandy March also known as the Salt Satyagraha.



8. Rani Ki Vav : This seven storied stepwell is an exceptional example of a distinctive form of subterranean water architecture. The elegance of this valve is represented in its pristine glory in the ornamental work.


Gir National Park

9. Gir National Park : Gir is a forest and wildlife sanctuary. It is the sole home of the asiatic lions and is considered to be one of the most important and protected areas in Asia due to its supported species.This park is very close to beautiful lake name now Sarovar and also a famous bird sanctuary


10. Sun Temple, Modhera : Built in 11th century and it is one of the most significant Sun Temple. Sun Temple is positioned in a way that it receives the first rays of morning sun at equinox.

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