Attraction Of Junagadh

Girnar Ropeway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Girnar Ropeway in Gujarat, which has become Asia’s longest ropeway. The ropeway has been constructed on Mount Girnar in Junagadh District, which is a major tourist attraction in Gujarat because of the presence of pilgrim sites such as Amba Temple, the Dattatreya Shrine, and many other Hindu templesas. Online ticket booking now available for Girnar Ropeway

Girnar Jungle Nature Safari

Girnar forest located near Junagadh in Gujarat is a home for a number of animals and plant species and its natural beauty attracts a number of tourists every year. Summer Season for Girnar Nature Safari has started from 1st March, 2021 and it will continue till 15th June, 2021. The morning timings are 6 AM to 9 AM and evening timings are 4 PM to 7 PM.

Girnar Mountain

The Girnar Mountain is situated at 4 km east of Junagadh District. It is 1100 m high and its main attractions comprise of the Jain Temples situated on its hilltop. These Jain Temples were built between the years of 1128 and 1500..It is famous place as well as pilgrimage spot for Hindus and Jains.Also there are various temples which are located around Girnar Hills. There are many temples and places near gir which are fare Bharathari Gufa (cave)Dattatray (charan paduka), Mali Parab, Ramchandra Temple, and Hathi Pashan.

Mahabat- maqbara

Mahabat Maqbara is a tomb of Nawab Mahabat Khanji Second who started making it. Located in the centre of the old city, Mahabat Maqbara is an architectural example of the fusion of Hindu, Muslim and European Gothic style. Mahabat Khanji started building it in 1878 and was completed by Bahadur Khanji in 1892. A must visit place in Junagadh.

Damodar Kund

Damodar Kund is one of the sacred lakes as per Hindu beliefs, which is located at the foothills of Girnar hills, near Junagadh in Gujarat, India. It is considered holy, as per Hindu mythology and many Hindus prefer to bathe and immerse the ashes and the bones left after cremation of dead bodies, here at Damodar Kund due to a belief that the departed souls would get moksha here. It may be mentioned here that other such famous places for immersion of ashes and bones (Hindu rite of asthi-visarjana) are in Ganga at Haridwar and Triveni Sangam at Prayag. The water of the lake has properties of dissolving the bones.The lake is 257 ft long and 50 ft broad and only 5 feet deep. It is surrounded by a well built ghat.The steps for going up the Girnar hills start near Damodar Kund.

uparkot fort
Uparkot Fort

The Uparkot Fort is in Junagadh, Gujarat. The Uparkot fort is in the Girnar Hills. The entrance is at the foot of the Girnar hill, and the fort area stretches towards the top. Though secluded, Uparkot fort is a popular tourist location because of its architectural beauty and experience of trekking and reaching the destination. If you plan to visit the Uparkot Fort, read this article to know what to expect.

Attraction Around Junagadh

Sasan Gir

The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary also known as Sasan-Gir, in Gujarat, India. Established in 1965, with a total area of 1,412 km, the park is located 43 km north-east of Somnath, 65 km south-east of Junagadh and 60 km south-west of Amreli.It is the sole home of the Asiatic lions and is considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its supported species.The ecosystem of Gir, with its diverse flora and fauna, is protected as a result of the efforts of the government forest department, wildlife activists and NGOs.

Devalia Safari Park

Devalia Safari Park is located at Talala Gujarat and it is the best place for those tourists who wish to ensure sighting of lions in their natural habitat. Devalia Safari Park is around 13 Kilometer from Sasan Gir.

Somnath Mahadev

Somnath temple is one of the famous temples in Gujarat which is located 94km from Junagadh. The Somnath temple is one of the richest temples of ancient India which is the most popular and ancient Hindu religious temple of India. Somnath temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of the God Shiva and known places near gir. Somnath is considered to be first among the other twelve holy Shiva Jyotirlings.

Madhavpur Beach
Madhavpur Beach

Madhavpur Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Gujarat located at just 60KM from Junagadh. Famous for its long coastal route, Madhavpur gives great view while you are driving.

Kankai Temple
Kankai Temple

In the heart of the jungle, 50 km from Sasan Gir, there is a shrine to Kankai Mata, the benefactor of the shepherds of Gir forest. A supremely wild place, here you can hear lions roar at night and animals gathering at the nearby lake. There is a bus from Junagadh every morning that leaves at 8am, stays one hour at the temple, and departs on the return journey at 9:45am. But to really experience the place, go with private transport and stay the night. The high temple walls ensure your safety, and once night falls, you can watch the stars through the jungle treetops, hear lions roaming outside and experience a night in the true wilderness.

Nagoa Beach Diu

Nagao Beach is a town in Diu district, India, on the edge of the Junagadh district. The town's main industry is tourism, and it has 21 kilometres of coastline. The population is 14,000 but about 40,000 tourists enter the town during peak seasons.