Top 10 Tourist Places in Gujarat to make your vacation wonderful


1. Laxmi Vilas Palace – Baroda
Laxmi Vilas Palace is the pride of Gujarat. It is four times larger than Buckingham Palace of England. It is one of the finest royal palaces in the World. Currently, Maharaja of Baroda and his family members resides in the palace. Baroda is also known as Vadodara.

2. Kevadia Colony (Sardar Sarovar Dam)
Sardar Sarovar Dam is one of the largest dam project in India. Its construction has taken many decades to be completed (still it is under construction). It is situated at Navagam in the Gujarat state.
Millions of Gujarati people will get benefits from this dam after construction completed. Most of farmers will get water for their farming. Kevadia Colony is also emerging as the picnic hot spot for many travellers. It is also considered as the family tourist destination in the state of Gujarat. Tourism Department of Gujarat is also developing this dam as the main attraction in the state.

3. Somnath Temple – Prabhas Patan (Near Veraval)
Somnath Temple is one of the best religious place for Hinduism. It is a widely popular tourist destination in Gujarat. People visit this temple as one of the place in “Chhar Dham Yatra”. This temple is visited by thousands of people every year. It is the main tourist attraction in the state for the domestic as well as International tourists.
Related: Most Popular Hindu Temples in Gujarat

4. Dwarakadheesh Temple of Lord Krishna
Dwarakadheesh Temple is the most sacred place for Hindu people around the World. It is situated in the city of Dwarka. Lord Krishna is worshipped in the city as “Dwarkadhish” or the King of Dwarka. It is one of the sacred place for Hindu people as their yatra of “Char Dham Yatra” i.e. Religious Tour of Four Sacred Places.

5. Haji Pir Dargah – Kutch
Haji Pir is the most popular saint and worshipped by all religious people in the country. The Dargah is situated on the border of India-Pakistan. Original name of Haji Pir was Ali Akbar and he was one of the soldiers of Shahabuddin Ghori. Then after, he stayed in the village of “Nara” and nearby places. He spent his whole life in the service of people. He laid down his life while trying to recover cows driven away by dacoits.

6. Gir Forest National Park – Junagadh, Home of “Asiatic Lions”
Junagadh is the most popular city of historical events for independent India. Besides this, Junagadh has also lots of popular tourist attractions and places to be visited. Gir Forest National Park is the most popular tourist place, a home of Asiatic Lions. This place attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is one of the most important wildlife sanctuary of India.

7. Lothal – Ancient Place in Gujarat near Ahmedabad
Lothal was one of the most modern city during the time of Indus Valley Civilization. It was excavated by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) between 13th February, 1955-19th May, 1960. It is located in the region of Bhal in Gujarat state in India. Lothal is dated back from 2400 BCE which makes it one of the most ancient town/city in the World. Lothal is situated in the village of Saragwala in the taluka (Teheshil) of Dholka in the district of Ahmedabad of Gujarat state in India. It is must to visit ancient place for history lovers.

8. Dholavira – Ancient City in Kutch
Dholavira is another ancient place located in the state of Gujarat. It was also one of the modern city/town during Indus Valley Civilization. It is situated at near Bhachau Taluka of Kutch district in the state of Gujarat in India.

9. Saputara – Gujarat’s own Hill Station
Saputara is fastest growing tourist spot for Indian tourist. Saputara is the most popular hill station of Gujarat. It is situated in the Dang district of the Gujarat state. Saputara has so many attractive places and sight-seeing at the hill station. We have mentioned some of them here.

  • Artist Village
  • Vansda National Park
  • Purna Sanctuary
  • Boating
  • Sunrise Point
  • Sunset Point
  • The Ropeway
  • Gira Falls
  • Gardens   

10. Kirti Mandir “Birth Place of Mahatma Gandhiji” – Porbandar

Kirti Mandir is the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of nation for India. Kirti Mandir is situated in the city of Porbandar in Gujarat state. It was an ordinary house before the birthplace of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. After Independence from British rule, Government of India has preserved the place as the “Kirti Mandir”. It has been developed as one of the national tourist spots.


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