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Bhadrapad Ambaji Mela

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Introduction The Bhadrapad fair is held in the center of the Ambaji village just outside the temple premises. The village is visited by the largest number of sanghas [pilgrim groups] during the fair. Many of them go there on foot, which is particularly enriching as it happens immediately after the[…]

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Arts and Crafts of Gujarat

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Gujarat has a very rich heritage of handicrafts. The handicrafts of Gujarat are very unique. These handicrafts have been given a fillip by the government and some private individuals. Craftsmen and women who left their villages to work as stone crushers for the living have been brought back to practise[…]

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Rann of Kutch

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The Great Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India and theSindh province of Pakistan. It is about 7,505.22 square kilometres (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be one of the largest salt desert in the world.[1][...]
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Somnath Temple

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The Somnath temple located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, India, is the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot. The temple is considered sacred due to the various legends connected to it. Somnath means[...]
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Dholavira

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Dholavira is an archaeological site at Khadirbet in Bhachau Taluka of Kutch District, in the state of Gujaratin western India, which has taken its name from a modern-day village 1 km (0.62 mi) south of it. This village is 165 km fromRadhanpur. Also known locally as Kotada timba, the site contains ruins of an[...]
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Lothal

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Lothal is situated near the village of Saragwala in the Dholka Taluka of Ahmedabad district. It is six kilometres (south-east) of the Lothal-Bhurkhi railway station on the Ahmedabad-Bhavnagar railway line. The city covers an overall area 950 ft x 750 ft approx during its peak. Lothal is supposed to have the earliest[...]
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Velavadar Sanctuary

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Blackbuck National Park at Velavadar is situated in the Bhavnagar District of Gujarat state, India. Velavadar National Park was formerly the private grassland of the Maharaja of Bhavnagar, where he would hunt blackbucks with his famous hunting cheetahs. Today, the blackbuck is considerably more endangered, and so is protected from[...]
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Palitana

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Palitana is a city in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India. It is located 50 km southwest of Bhavnagar city and is a major pilgrimagecentre for Jains. The Palitana temples of Jainism are located on Shatrunjaya hill by the city of Palitana in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India. The city of the same name,[...]
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Chorwad Beach

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Location The Chorwad Beach is situated about 37 kilometres away from Somnath. At one point of time, this destination was once an abode of Junagarh Nawab’s royal palace. Though, this palace is no longer in the same condition, yet a lot of tourists love to visit this place. Swimming lovers[…]

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Patan step-well

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Rani ki vav is an intricately constructed stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat, India. It is located on the banks of Saraswati River. Rani ki vav was built as a memorial to an 11th century AD king. It was added to the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites[…]

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Adalaj step-well

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Adalaj Stepwell is a unique Hindu ‘water building’ in the village of Adalaj, close to Ahmedabad town in Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. The stepwell was built in 1499 by Muslim king Mohammed Begda for Queen Rani Roopba, wife of Veer Singh, the Vaghela chieftain. The step well[…]

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Akshardham

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Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, Gujarat is a large Hindu temple complex inspired by Pramukh Swami, the current spiritual head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. Located in the capital of Gujarat, the complex was built over 13 years and is a tribute to Swaminarayan and his life and teachings. At the center of[…]

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Sarkhej Roza

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Sarkhej Roza is a mosque and tomb complex located in the village of Makarba, 7 km south-west of Ahmedabad in Gujaratstate, India. The complex is known as "Acropolis of Ahmedabad", due to 20th century architect Le Corbusier's famous comparison of this mosque's design to the Acropolis of Athens. Although there are[...]
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Gandhi Ashram

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Sabarmati Ashram (also known as Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram) is located in the Sabarmati suburb of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, adjoining the Ashram Road, on the banks of the River Sabarmati, four miles from the town hall. This was one of the residences of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, generally called[…]

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Shaking Minarets

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The Shaking Minarets, they are playful but with a whir of quivering mystery. They have left the best of architects and pioneering design engineers intrigued and in unresolvable wonder. What they cannot unravel is when one minaret is shaken the other begins to vibrate, though the connecting passage between the[...]
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Siddi Saiyyad Mosque

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The Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, built in 1573, is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad. As attested by the marble tablet fixed on the wall of the mosque, it was built by Sidi Saeed or Sidi Saiyyed, an Abyssinian in the retinue of Bilal Jhajar Khan, general in the[...]
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Modhera Sun Temple

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The Sun Temple, Modhera, at Modhera in Gujarat, is a temple dedicated to the Hindu Sun-God, Surya. It is situated on the bank of the river Pushpavati, 25 km from Mehsana and 102 km from Ahmedabad. It was built in 1026 AD by King Bhimdev of the Solankidynasty. In the present times, prayers[...]
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Add Color to The Sky: International Kite Festival 2015

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Kite festival is one of the most awaited events for the passionate kite flyers. It is that time of the year when the sky gets painted by different types of colorful kites. One can compare the kite flyers to the professional painters. Painters create their imagination on canvas with the[...]
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Sasan Gir

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Gir National Park in Gujarat is the only place in the world where you can spot lions roaming free in the wild. The real discovery channel of India is situated approximately 65 Kms South East of Junagarh District. The Government notified the large geographical extent of Sasan Gir as wildlife[...]
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Saputara – a splendid escape into magical monsoons

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Saputara, Gujarat’s only hill station, is famous for its amazing natural beauty and serenity immersed in its atmosphere. Unlike other very popular hill stations in the country, Saputara is relatively less explored and less crowded which makes it an ideal destination for a refreshing holiday. And come monsoon, the place[...]
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