Places To Visit In Junagadh

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Here are the top 26 tourist attractions to see in Junagadh:

1. Mohabbat Maqbara


Must Visit

Mohabbat Maqbara

3.5

1 kms
from city center

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1 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

Also known as Mausoleum of Bahaduddnbhai Hasainbhai, this place is a mausoleum and its unique architecture makes it one of the most important attractions of Junagarh.

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2. Uperkot Fort


Must Visit

Uperkot Fort

3.4

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Over 2300 years old, with walls up to 20m high in some places, there used to be a 300 ft. deep moat inside the walls which reportedly used to be inhabited by crocodiles for the fort's protection.

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3. Girnar Hills


Must Visit

Girnar Hills

3.4

10 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Just 5 km from Junagadh town, Girnar Hills are a collection of hills, whose origins can be traced back to the Vedas. It has been considered to be a religious place even as long before in the Mohan-jo-daro period.

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4. Adi-kadi Vav and Navghan Kuwo


Must Visit

Adi-kadi Vav and Navghan Kuwo

3.4

1 kms
from city center

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4 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

These are two step wells inside the Uperkot Fort. Usually wells are dug into the ground through layers of soli, stones, etc. and the construction is like that done above the ground.

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5. Gir National Park


Must Visit

Gir National Park

3.4

58 kms
from city center

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5 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

Being the sole home for Asiatic lions, this place is of course famous for spotting lions. Official count said that there were 411 lions in 2010. Also, there are roughly different 2375 species of fauna here with 38 species of mammals, over 300 species of birds, 37 species of reptiles and over 2000 sp...

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6. Edicts of Ashoka


Must Visit

Edicts of Ashoka

3.4

2 kms
from city center

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6 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

A site with an inscription of fourteen Edicts of Emperor Ashoka is found on a large boulder on the way to mount Girnar. It is located within 2km of Uperkot Fort and is a major tourist attraction.

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7. Sarkheswar Beach

Sarkheswar Beach

3.1

116 kms
from city center

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7 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

Sarkeshwar Beach is one good place to relax and enjoy. Sound of the waves here are very soothing and the shore is lined by tiny and beautiful sea shells.

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8. Buddhist Caves

Buddhist Caves

3.1

1 kms
from city center

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8 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

These aren't exactly caves but rooms carved out of stones and were used as monk's headquarters. The oldest, the Khapara Kodia caves belong to 3rd-4th century AD and are plainest of all cave groups.

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9. Jain Temples in Junagadh

Jain Temples in Junagadh

3.1

7 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

There is a group of Jain temples in Girnar and are all unique yet similar in architecture and style. The Neminath Temple, built from 1128 AD to 1159 AD, is one of the main attractions.

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10. Sakkarbaug Zoological Gardens

Sakkarbaug Zoological Gardens

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Situated on the Junagadh Rajkot Highway, Sakkarbaug Zoological Gardens aka Junagadh Zoo aka Sakkarbaug Zoo is a massive zoological park in Junagadh popular for the purebred Asiatic lions. Besides a variety of birds and animals including wild boar, blue bull, antelope etc.; the park also has an in-ho...

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11. Parikrama of Girnar hills

Parikrama of Girnar hills

3.1

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

This is a massive annual event for Hindus. More than ten lakh pilgrims come to Girnar to carry out the procession. The procession of sadhus and pilgrims begins, and ends, at the Bhavanat Temple.

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12. Madhavpur Beach

Madhavpur Beach

60 kms
from city center

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12 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

Madhavpur is a stunning beach in Madhavpur, Gujarat, lined with gorgeous coconut trees and boasting of an ethereal landscape. The other side of the beach, across the road has verdant green grass and vegetation which makes the area look even more pleasant. The beach is not considered ideal for swimmi...

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13. Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

1 kms
from city center

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13 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

Located on Jawahar Road in Junagadh, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan - a Hindu saint, yogi, ascetic and the founder of Swaminarayan Sampraday which is a Hindu religious sect. Lord Swaminarayan built the temple himself and idols of several deities wer...

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14. Dattatreya Temple

Dattatreya Temple

8 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Located on the top of the Girnar Mountain in Junagadh in Gujarat, Dattatreya Temple is revered Hindu temple dedicated to the holy trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva collectively known as Dattatreya or Datta. However, the temple can only be reached by scaling the mountain height on foot which is a r...

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15. Tulsi Shyam Springs

Tulsi Shyam Springs

79 kms
from city center

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15 out of 26
Places To Visit in Junagadh

Located in the premises of Gir Forest National Park, Tulsi Shyam Springs is a group of three hot sulphur streams alongside a Lord Vishnu Temple. The first is warm, second is slightly hot and the third stream is boiling hot; it is believed to have curative powers. It is believed a dip in the springs ...

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16. Goddess Ambe Temple

Goddess Ambe Temple

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Situated on the top of the Girnar Hill in Junagadh, Gujarat, Goddess Ambe Temple or Ambe Mata Temple is a revered Hindu temple and an important pilgrimage site for the Hindus. Dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Ambe Ma, the shrine is mostly visited by newly wed couples. The temple also provides a pictur...

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17. Ashok Shilalekh

Ashok Shilalekh

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Ashok Shilalekh is large rock inscription located around 3 kms from the Girnar Mountain in Junagadh. The massive boulder is 7 metres in circumference and 10 metres in height and makes up for a popular tourist site. The rock has 14 inscriptions carved in iron pen from the time of King Ashoka written ...

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18. Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach

Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach

105 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach is a 6 kms long pristine coastline kissed by the sparkling waters of the Arabian Sea. Situated on the junction of Diu and Gujarat, the beach is dotted with windmills and boasts of soft white sands. The beach is ideal of swimming, water sports and dolphin spotting and is visited...

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19. Darbar Hall Museum

Darbar Hall Museum

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

The former residencial palace of the rulers of Junagadh was later converted into a magnificent Darbar Hall Museum exhibiting the splendid possessions of the 19th century Nawabs. The repository has several galleries exuding with opulence and grandeur, decked with palatial rooms, goods, weapons, palan...

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20. Jatashankar Mahadev Temple

Jatashankar Mahadev Temple

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Jatashankar Mahadev Temple is a Hindu temple situated on the rear side of Mountain Girnar in Junagadh, Gujarat. The temple is enshrined by God Shiva in the form of his shivalinga which is naturally bathed by a stream flowing along and its water falling on the idol itself. The place is also the origi...

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21. Moti Baug

Moti Baug

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Situated inside the premises of Junagadh Agricultural University, Moti Baug is a botanical park popular for its verdant greenery and lush gardens. The park also houses a pond and has a variety of shrubs and flowering plants. People mostly visit the garden to exercise, jog or just to sit and rewind a...

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22. Shri Damodar Hariês Temple

Shri Damodar Hariês Temple

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

At the base of Ashwatthama Hill in the Girnar Mountain range in Junagadh, Gujarat, there is a sacred Hindu temple called Shri Damodar Hariês Temple alongside a holy water pond called Damodar Kund. The temple is enshrined by Lord Krishna and is surrounded by natural beauty lush greenery. The premises...

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23. Damodar Kund Water Reserve

Damodar Kund Water Reserve

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Damodar Kund Water Reserve is situated at the foothills of Mountain Girnar and is considered holy by the Hindus pertaining to certain myths and legends. The ghat at the lake is used to cremate dead bodies and the water is believed to have properties to dissolve bones. The lake also has a temple and ...

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24. Dataar Hills

Dataar Hills

8 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Dataar Hills is a holy site in Junagadh, Gujarat, popular for housing the shrine of Jamiyal Shah Datar at the top of the mountain peak. The shrine is worshipped by Hindus and Muslims alike. The shrine also offers a spectacular panoramic view of the town below and is a famous tourist spot. Urs festiv...

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25. Willingdon Dam

Willingdon Dam

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Wellington Dam in built over the Kalwa river at the foothills of Mountain Girnar in Junagadh and is a beautiful tourist spot. The water from Wellington Dam is used for commercial and domestic places in Junagadh and adjoining villages. The dam is best visited during monsoon when the rains increase th...

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26. Jama Masjid, Junagadh

Jama Masjid, Junagadh

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Junagadh

Located in Uparkot area of Junagadh in Gujarat, Jama Masjid is a trademark monument of the city. Built in yellow sandstone, the mosque boasts of a spacious courtyard covered in white marble and a huge ablution tank in the premises. The inner walls have intricate carvings and the central dome is carv...

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