Rajkot and its tourist attractionsRajkot, a former princely capital of the Saurashtra region, attracts tourists for its gardens, museums and colonial buildings as well as for good food that can be enjoyed in restaurants.
Rajkot, a former princely capital of the Saurashtra region, is located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari rivers. Founded in the year 1612 as the headquarters of the States of Western States, Rajkot was previously the administrative center for about 400 princely states in the Saurashtra, Kutch and in northern Gujarat.
During British domination Rajkot saw a development in the field of art, culture and education. The city is the birthplace of the best intellectuals who ultimately guided India in the struggle for freedom.
From gardens to parks to museums, Rjkot attracts tourists with diversified age groups.
Kerba Gandhi No Delo, the place where Mahatma Gandhi has lived a few years of his life, is an important tourist attraction of Rajkot.
Rajkot's many buildings of the 19th century give him a distinctly colonial flavor. The Watson Museum of Jubilee Bagh, from the name of a British police officer, has a collection of portraits, tribal artifacts, archaeological finds from Harappan's sites and a large statue of Queen Victoria. Shri Swami Narayan Temple, Rashtriya Shala, Lady Wilson Museum, Shri Sai Baba Temple, Radha Krishna Temple and Rotary Dolls Museum are the other tourist attractions of Rajkot.
Even so many years after its institution, Rajkot still holds that charm of the old world. Apart from its tourist attraction, the city is famous for the cuisine that can be appreciated in its restaurants.
Rajkot is today a pride of the emerging urban cities of Gujarat. Perhaps this is the only place in the Gujarat where you can see the different facets of the past mixing with modern salient moments.
Gujarat is the most flourishing and vibrant metropolis of Gujarat, with a disconcerting mixture of modern and Indian.
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