Know About splendid and eventful tour of Famous Industrial City Rajkot, Gujarat – Rajkot Tour and Travel Guide

Historic city Rajkot, is the place associated with the childhood of Mahatma Gandhi and among the prominent industrial cities of the Gujarat state in the Sourashtra region. The city was founded by Thakur Saheb Vibhaji Ajoji Jadeja in the year 1612.

Rajkot is famous for the exclusive designs of Bandhani sarees and Gold jewelry with high fame for purity . Industrial city Rajkot is known for the Automotive Parts, Bearings, Casting Industry, Diesel Engines, Forging Industry, Kitchenware, Machine Tools and Watch Parts etc.

Gandhiji’s ancestral home and carved temple of Shri Ramkrishna Paramhansa are the prime tourist attractions of Rajkot. A large number of people keeps on visiting the city round the year baring a few business trips and some school college educational trips to this or that industry most of tourist visit city for a pleasure trip.  Situated on the banks of  Aji and Nyari Rivers there are enough hotels in Rajkot to provide comfortable accommodation to this huge inflow of tourists.

With more than 1400 Dolls from all parts of world, The Rotary Dolls Museum, Mahatma Gandhi Smiriti Bhavan, Ramkrishna Ashram are among the prime tourist attractions of the Rajkot. While shopping for  tour souvenir do think about buying a Bandhani Saree, it is signatory product of the city.

Tourist are bound to remember Rajkot hotels for a long time as city is is the heaven of food lovers though city is renowned for mouthwatering unique vegetarian dishes ranging from special Gujarati thalis but at most of hotel also offers spicy North Indian cuisines, authentic south Indian snacks, Chinese to continental recipes. Rajkot is also known for the chicken and fish preparations.


Vital Tourist Information : Rajkot

Location :
Rajkot is located in the sourashtra area of Gujarat state towards the Ktuch region.


Near By City : Junagadh


State : Gujarat [India]


Famous as / For :
Ancestral home of Mahatma Gandhi - Industral City - Bandhani Saree


Weather & Climate :
Overall through out the year climate of city is pleasant though peak of summer is very hot.


Temperature :
Summer : Max.42°C Min. 24°C
Winter : Max. 24°C Min. 10°C


Best Time to Visit :
Rajkot can be visited any time in the year baring rainy months of July to September.


Spoken Languages :
Gujarati - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Rajkot is the heaven of food lovers though city is renowned for mouthwatering unique vegetarian dishes ranging from special Gujarati thalis, spicy North Indian cuisines, authentic south Indian snacks, Chinese to continental. Rajkot is also known for the chicken and fish preparations.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Rajkot is delight of shoppers here visitors can shop for exclusive and exquisite Bandhani sarees and Dress Material, Pure Gold Jewelry, Electronic goods and traditional handicraft of Gujarat.


Travel Tips :
Rajkot tour can be clubbed with Porbandar and Junagad to learn more about life of Mahatma Gandhi.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Aji Dam - Gandhi Smriti Bhavan - Lal Pari Lake - Rashtriya Shala - Watson Museum And Library - Jagat Mandir


How To Reach Rajkot Gujarat [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Rajkot is situated on Viramgam-Okha route of western railway with good frequency of trains for train journey to Rajkot.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Rajkot is well connected on road travel with other state cities, beside the government buses, private luxury buses are also operational.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Rajkot is best access by air travel from Mumbai as multiple daily domestic flights connects the two destinations