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Posts Tagged ‘Gujarat’

Gujarat: A Combination of Vibrance and Colour

Gujarat is an Indian state which is located in western India. The state is bordered by Rajasthan in the north, Maharashtra in the south, Madhya Pradesh in the east and the Arabian Sea and India’s neighbour Pakistan to the west. The capital city of Gujarat is Gandhinagar and its largest city is Ahmedabad. The state [...]

Going Gaga over Gandhinagar!

Gujarat’s well planned capital is where we end our series on the State. One of Gujarat’s most popular tourist destinations, it is home to some interesting attractions and unique landmarks. Named after the ‘Father of the Nation’, Gandhinagar, is India’s second planned city after Chandigarh, formed after Gujarat and Maharashtra were separated in 1960. Though [...]

Enjoying the beautiful Bhavnagar, Gujarat

An amalgamation of many former princely districts such as Jamnagar, Rajkot Champaner, Ahmedabad, etc is what makes Gujarat today such a tourist’s delight! As we take you through Gujarat’s many wonderful tourists’ destinations, one such interesting destination is Bhavnagar often referred to as the Cultural Capital of Saurashtra. Positioned approx. 228 km from the state’s [...]

Jamnagar, a Jewel on India’s West Coast

Nestled comfortably on the Gulf of Kutch in the state of Gujarat, approx.337 km away from the state’s capital, lies Jamnagar one of Gujarat’s most attractive destinations, known for its unspoilt beaches, corals, exotic flora and fauna,  palaces, forts, temples, national parks and more. A land with a rich history, known as Nawangar in the [...]

Touring Rajkot, Gujarat

Today as India celebrates its Republic Day, we take you through a town  that played a significant role in India’s freedom struggle. Gujarat’s 4thlargest city, Rajkot is renowned as a town where the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi spent a considerable part of his early years. Once a princely State, in the past it [...]

How well do you know the Mahatma? 10 Interesting Facts about Gandhi’s Life

Today we celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatama Gandhi, the father of the nation, who was one of the key figures in India’s freedom movement. He was known for his non violent protests which have inspired many around the world. Gandhi Jayanti is observed as a national holiday all through India, in all states and [...]

Part II of our series-Ready for an October Fest? Karwa Chauth

  India is often described as ‘A land of festivals’ with nearly one festival being celebrated in every corner of the country nearly every day. But here’s a festival that feels like a scene just out of any Bollywood movie… where one can find the womenfolk adorned in their bridal finery awaiting the sighting of [...]

Dwarka : A lost city rebuilt

Just like the Atlantis, here’s a city that lies submerged beneath the seas… captivating one and all with its legends and mythology! While the Atlantis is known for its Greek gods, the city of Dwarka is closely associated with several legends of Lord Krishna (one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu). Taking you back in time to 1500 BC [...]

Gujarat Temples: Abode of Architectural Splendor!

  Well-known for its vibrancy and exuberant spirit, Gujarat is the abode of many religious places and temples. This holy land serves as a brilliant pilgrim puller all through out the year. The temples in Gujarat bear the true state of the bygone era and are surely a retreat to those who are in love [...]

Shopping in Gujarat

Apart from the various landmarks of Gujarat that has made this western state of India highly popular among the tourists, shopping in Gujarat also helps in attracting tourists from all over India as well as from the various parts of the world. In fact, shopping in Gujarat is such an overwhelming experience that your tour [...]