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Rajkot City Guide

Rajkot, the former Capital of the princely state of Saurashtra was founded by the Rajput Chief Kunwar Vibhuji in the 16th century, Rajkot is famous for its Bandhani Sarees, mirror-work, patch work, bead work and silk embroidery. Best Season : October to March.

How to reach :

Air :
Indian Airlines connects Rajkot with Mumbai and Vayudoot connects Rajkot with Mumbai and Kandla. East West Airlines also operate flight from Mumbai-Rajkot.
Rail :
Rajkot is a junction on the Western Railway broad gauge line.
Road :
Rajkot to : Mumbai 798 km, Ahmedabad 218 km, Junagadh 98 km, Jamnagar 86 km, Dwarka 238 km, Porbandar 178 km,Bhavnagar 165 km,Sasangir 155 km. Bus connect Rajkot to all major cities of state.

Local Transport :
Unmetered taxis, Auto rickshaws, Tongas and few private cars.

Places to see :
Aji Dam 8 km, Mahatma Gandhi's Home (Kaba Gandhino Delo), Lal Pari Lake & Renderda 4.8 kms, Sardar Smriti Bhavan, Watson Museums & Jubliee Gardens.

Excursions :
Jadeshwar (60 kms), Virpur (64 kms), Bhid Bhanjan (60 kms), Manas Mandir (14 kms), Gondal (38 kms), Wankaner (50 kms).


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