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Junagadh – The City of Gujarat

Introduction of Junagadh

Junagadh is located in western Indian state of Gujarat. and the famous Uperkot Fort is belongs to Junagadh. Junagadh state was found in 1730 ,  junagadh is very well structured city and historical city in Gujrat, India. In past time the king of Junagadh Sultan Mahmud Begada changed the name of Junagadh and announced new name is Mustafabad and built mosque in the Uparkot fort in junagadh. Junagadh is divided in many area like main bazar and much more you can read more in brief. The climate of the junagadh is wet and dry. Arabian sea is nearest from junagadh around 100 KM from junagadh.

In Junagadh you will see The lions in gir national park. If you visit Junagadh than, I recommended you will go to see the lions in Gir forest.

How to reach Junagadh

Well you can reach By Road , By train or By air. The rajkot ahmedabad Highway is connected to junagadh so you can reach very easely. The road condition is so good so you will enjoying driving the car  You can also reach on Indian Trains and hear is some train name Ahmadabad to Somnath , also you can reach on by air , hear is some air route ahmedabad to Rajkot, also Mumbai to Rajkot.

8 best place visit in Junagadh

  1. Uperkot Fort
  2. Gir national park
  3. Girnar
  4. Mahabat Maqbara
  5. Madhavpur beach
  6. Adi kadi vav
  7. Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Junagadh
  8. Sakkarbaug Zoological Gardens
Brief description of these places visited in Junadadh

1. Uperkot Fort

Uperkot fort is located in junagadh, Gujarat. Uperkot Fort is main attraction of the Junagadh. This fort is in middle of the town. This fort was originally built by Chandragupta in 319 BCE.  This fort wall are from 60 to 70 feet high and also the inner gate and and torana has been topped by indo saracenic work. This fort built structure is very old and very strong,  and this

2. Gir national park

The Gir National park belongs to 1,412 km², This park is too big and greenery area and also you can see animals (like lions), This park are famous for Gir lions. The Gir national park is nearby Talala Gir in Gujrat. This park is established in 1965. Indian forest department counted 14 lions in 2015. In this forest the lions are called Asiatic lions.

In this forest seven rivers are existing  like heroin and Godavari, You can enjoy in the park, there are lots of things you have watch and bring this memory in your camera.

Address: Gujarat 362135
Area: 1,412 km²
Established: 1965

3. Girnar

Girnar is also known as “Girinagar” , The girnar temple hight is 1031 M,  Girnar is group group of mountain in Junagadh.  In top of girnar hindus and jain temple are exist. girnar mountain is older then Himalayas. You can start climbing by steps from Girnar taleti. The girnar taleti is start point of the girnar. frist you reach WageshWari temple around 200 metres climbing from Girnar taleti. and then you can reach main temple pof the girnar.  You can also enjoying the whether of the girnar and its very beautiful place to visit in junagadh

Adress: Girnat Taleti
Elevation: 1,031 m
State: Gujrat

4. Mahabat Maqbara

Mahabat maqbara is located in Mullawada, Junagadh. In older time that was homes to the Nawabs  of junagdh. In this Maqbara  design carved by silver doors. and top of the dooms is round shaped. also four pillar around in this maqbara.

Address: Mullawada, Junagadh, Gujarat 362001

5.  Adi kadi vav

Adi kadi vav is located in Uperkot fort. This vav is different from other vav exist in gujarat, in thi vav you will get a strps and you will reach near vav water. This vav is located in Mullawada

Address: Mullawada, Junagadh, Gujarat 362001
Hours: 7AM–6AM
Phone: 091731 68091

6.  Madhavpur beach

Madhapur beach is nearest beach from junagadh. and this place is 70 Km away from Junagadh. The beach is very beautiful and in this beach you will enjoying lote.

Address: Porbandar – Veraval Hwy, Madhavpur, Gujarat 362230
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: 080001 51313

7.  BAPS Swaminarayn Mandir Junagadh

Baps swaminarayan mandir is located junagadh and its hindu temple. This temple is handle by BAPS trust. This temple is built by lord swaminarayan Him self. The temple is provide very clean environment and also this temple is provide food facility for visitors

Address: Aksharvadi Timbavadi Road, Junagadh district, Gujarat 362001
Phone: 0285 267 1752

Best hotel in Junagadh

  1. Hotel Harmony
  2. Hotel Somnath, Junagadh
  3. Click Hotel, Junagadh
  4. Hotel Magnum Inn
  5. The Lotus Hotel
  6. The Leo Resort

Junagadh is historical and if you are interesting in History then you enjoying this place very much.

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