GUJARAT, PLACES TO VISIT

Both the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi and India's first Defense Minister, Sardar Patel were born in Gujarat. Under Narendra Modi's able administration, the state has made tremendous strides in commerce and economy and infrastructure-building.

GUJARAT STATS:

AREA: 196,024 Sq. km (75,685 Sq. mi) Rank: 6th
POPULATION (2011): 60,439,692
LITERACY RATE: 80.18%
HDI: 0.527 Rank: 11th
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Gujarati, Sindhi  
Official Website: www.gujaratindia.com  

 

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GUJARAT LOCATOR MAP

 

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GUJARAT TOURISM MAP

NORTH: "Step Well", Patan

Khandagiri and Udaygiri rock-cut caves
Khandagiri and Udaygiri rock-cut caves
Cactus garden
Cactus garden

 

EAST: BHUBANESWAR, Cont.

Amba Bhavani Temple
Amba Bhavani Temple
Dholavira, Harappan City #1
Dholavira, Harappan City #1
 

 

Dholavira #2
Dholavira #2

 

NORTH CENTRAL:

Modhera: “Sun Temple
Modhera: "Sun Temple
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WEST: Dwarka, Dwarkanath Temple

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SOUTHWEST:

 Somnath Temple
Somnath Temple
Sasan Gir Lion Sanctuary
Sasan Gir Lion Sanctuary

 

SOUTHEAST:

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Palitana Jain Temple Palitana Jain Temple
Barabati Fort
Palitana Jain Temple

SOUTHCENTRAL:

map Lothal, a Harappan city
Lothal, a Harappan city

 

NORTHEAST: AHMEDABAD

Jumma Masjid
Jumma Masjid
Shaking Minarets
Shaking Minarets
Sabarmati Ashram
Sabarmati Ashram

 

Hatheesing Jain Temple
Hatheesing Jain Temple

 

Siddi Sayed  Mosque
Siddi Sayed Mosque

 

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

 

OTHER ATTRACTIONS:

Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary
Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary

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Ravenshaw University, Cuttack

 

STATE SYMBOLS: (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

State animal ASIATIC LION  
State bird GREAT FLAMINGO  
State flower TAGETES  
State fruit MANGO  
State tree BANYAN  
State sport KABADDI  
State seal   seal


TOURIST INFORMATION:

Websites:
www.ahmedabad@gujarattourism.com/Package/index.html
www.gujarattourism@vsnl.net/

Tel: 079-26589683, 26589172, 26587217, 26586177

Fax: 079-6582183