INTRODUCTION once the capital of the princely state of Saurashtra, Rajkot is now an essential industrial city of the West Indian state of Gujarat. This swiftly growing commercial city is located in the heart of the Kathiawar Peninsula, round 72 kms from the Gulf of Kutch. It is also wellknown as the place the place Mahatma Gandhi had spent the preliminary years of his lifestyles and gained early schooling from a school that's renamed after him as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi institution, formerly referred to as Alfred high institution – a major attraction. House to some putting gardens, ashrams, lakes and temples, Rajkot can also be quite standard for its handicraft gadgets, jewelry market and particular tie and dye or Bandhani, a beautiful material fabric. Pick a tour to Rajkot, if you want to explore the exceptional of this city. The record of sights you can seek advice from in the course of your trip is really lengthy, which consists of museums, gardens, ashrams, lakes, temples, famous educational institutions and extra. On this metropolis, established by using Vibhaji Jadeja and Raju Sandhi in the yr of 1610, which you could discover a quantity of traveller sights reminiscent of Madhavrao Scindia Cricket floor, Jubilee garden, Rotary Dolls Museum, Aaji Dam, Rashtriya Shala, Lal Pari Lake, the Watson Museum and Library, Jagat Mandir, Gandhi Smriti-Gandhiji's ancestral house that has now been changed into a museum, Bhaktidham Mandir, Swaminarayan Mandir, Aashapura Temple Palace and more. This multicultural metropolis is fondly often called ‘Rangilu Rajkot’ (translation colorful Rajkot) and is a ideal mix of subculture and modernity. It comes alive in the course of the times of Navrateri when Garbaa Raas is carried out via all. Garba is a general dance form that is equally preferred amongst men and females. Lok Mela, an extra public fair, is held every yr for the period of the Janmashtami competition and is a principal crowd puller. The folks of the town are extremely pleasant and lively. Lots of the markets and consuming joints are open until nighttime. When you opt for a tour to Rajkot, it is comfortably available by means of all three modes of transport- by way of air, by way of road as well as with the aid of teach. There is not any dearth of lodging right here with rooms to be had in all big name categories.