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Home>>West India>>Gujarat>>Historical Places of Gujarat

Historical Places of Gujarat

Adalaj Vav, Adalaj Vav historical, Adalaj Vav travel, Adalaj Vav tourism, Adalaj Vav Historical Place Adalaj Vav

Adalaj is a village 18 kms to the north of Ahmedabad . The 'Vav' (step-well) at Adalaj derives its name from the lady patron, Ruda, wife of the Vaghela chief, Virsinh; who built it in the 15th or 16th century AD. .

Aina Mahal

The last ruler of Kutch Maharao Madansinhji established the "Maharao of Kutch Aina Mahal Trust on 1st January, 1977.

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Ashokan Rock Eddicts, Ashokan Rock Eddicts historical, Ashokan Rock Eddicts travel, Ashokan Rock Eddicts tourism Ashokan Rock Edicts

Ashoka's edicts, issued after his switch to Buddhism, were designed to bring about large-scale recognition of Buddhism.

Bhadra Fort

The Bhadra Fort of Ahmedabad is another place to be visited in the city. The place is a venue for Republic Day and Independence Day celebrations in Ahmedabad.

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BHUJIA HILL FORT, BHUJIA HILL FORT historical, BHUJIA HILL FORT travel, BHUJIA HILL FORT tourism

Bhujia Hill Fort (Near Bhuj)

At a short distance from Bhuj town is the hill fort of Bhujia, the top surrounded by a parapet wall of no great strength, entered by one gate, and enclosing an irregular area with a few scattered buildings.

Calioc Textiles Musium

The museum in its present, new setting creates a charming atmosphere, with courtyards, gardens, fountains, quiet passages and evocative settings created with the textiles themselves to show how they were used: religious textiles, cloth is used in royal court etc.

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Digvir Niwas Palace, Digvir Niwas Palace historical, Digvir Niwas Palace travel, Digvir Niwas Palace tourism

Digvir Niwas Palace

The Digvir Niwas Palace is one of the supreme examples of royal architecture in the early on 20th century.

Ethnology Museum

The museum epitomizes the rustic life styles of the Kachchhi villager containing around 4500 exhibits. Also, there are more than 1500 uncommon books on art and culture. This museum has five major sections.

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Fort of Diu, Fort of Diu historical, Fort of Diu travel, Fort of Diu tourism, Fort of Diu Historical Place

Fort of Diu (Junagarh)

Fort of Diu was built over six years from 1535 A.D., following a defence alliance between Bahadur Shah, Sultan of Gujarat, and the Portuguese, when Humayun, the Mughal Emperor, attacked the former.

Kachchh Museum

The Kutch Museum at Bhuj initially formed part of the School of Art established by Maharao Khengarji on 1st July, 1877. It is the oldest museum of Gujarat.

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KANTHKOT FORT, KANTHKOT FORT historical, KANTHKOT FORT travel, KANTHKOT FORT tourism, KANTHKOT FORT Historical Place

Kanthkot Fort (100 Kms From Bhuj)

Kanthkot, 100 kms from Bhuj, is an old fort on the peak of an lonely rocky hill about five km in circumference in Bhachau Taluka. It has walls built of massive blocks repaired in many places by smaller stones.

Lakhota Fort & Kotha Bastion (JAMNAGAR)

Lakhota Fort is Jamnagar's Museum and its terraces exhibit a very well collection of sculpture that spans a time from the 9th to 18th Century.

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MADANSIHJI MUSEUM, MADANSIHJI MUSEUM historical, MADANSIHJI MUSEUM travel, MADANSIHJI MUSEUM tourism

Madanbsihji Museum

The heritage of Kachchh art and culture is displayed in the Madansihji Museum (Aina Mahal) Bhuj. The last ruler of Kachchh Maharao Madansinhji established the Maharao of Kachchh Aina Mahal Trust on 1st January, 1977.

Rani Ni Vav

Step-wells, subterranean structures with steps leading down to the water level, are found in large numbers in the arid regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan.

RANI NI VAV, RANI NI VAV historical, RANI NI VAV travel, RANI NI VAV tourism, RANI NI VAV Historical Place
Ranjit Vilas Palace, Ranjit Vilas Palace historical, Ranjit Vilas Palace travel, Ranjit Vilas Palace tourism

Ranjit Vilas Palace

Amarsinhji built the Ranjit Vilas Palace on a hill, overlooking Wankaner town. It took seven years to full and was planned by Amarsinhji himself.

Rao Pragmalji Palace

Rao Pragmalji Palace Next to Aina Mahal, Rao Pragmalji's Palace is crossways the courtyard. Designed by the British engineer Col.

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Rudra Mahal, Rudra Mahal historical, Rudra Mahal travel, Rudra Mahal tourism, Rudra Mahal Historical Place

Rudra Mahal (Sidhpur)

The Rudra Mahal at Sidhpur was conceived and constructed as a honor to Mahadev, by the first Solanki king of Gujarat, Mulraj. Construction of the Rudra Mahal started probably in 983 AD and took 175 years to complete.

Sarkhej Monuments (Ahmedabad)

The well-known saint, Makhdum Shaikh Ahmed Khattu, a believer of Baba Ishq Maghribi of Khattu, established and died at Sarkhej, about 10 km south-west of Ahmedabad .

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SHAKING MINARETS, SHAKING MINARETS historical, SHAKING MINARETS travel, SHAKING MINARETS tourism

Shaking Minarets

The Shaking Minarets are two minarets located at the Sidi Bashir mosque, near the Sarangpur Gate and about 1.5 kilometers south of railway station of Ahmedabad city, in the state of Gujarat.

Sharad Baug Palace

The Sharad Baug Palace situated to the east of Hamirsar Lake was the orchard retreat of Maharao Madan Sinh, who signed the treaty of succession and commissioned the Kandla port. It is an Italian style mansion.

Sharad Baug Palce, Sharad Baug Palce historical, Sharad Baug Palce travel, Sharad Baug Palce tourism
The Toran of Vadnagar, The Toran of Vadnagar historical, The Toran of Vadnagar travel, The Toran of Vadnagar tourism

The Toran of Vadnagar

The 'Toran', called the 'Kirti Stambha' (Temple Arch) in other regions, is a semi-religious or civic form that flourished under the Solanki rule in Gujarat.

Uperkot Fort (Junagarh)

The fort has many interesting exhibits like the two cannons placed on the western wall and believed to have been cast in Egypt. The bigger one is the colossal 5 m long cannon called 'Nilam Tope'.

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VADODARA MUSEUM AND PICTURE GALLERY, VADODARA MUSEUM AND PICTURE GALLERY historical, VADODARA MUSEUM AND PICTURE GALLERY

Vadodara Museum and Picture Gallery

Founded by the Gaekwads in 1894 AD, the museum has an impressive collection on art and archaeology, natural history, geology and ethnology.

Watson Museum

Key exhibits are copies of artefacts from Mohenjodaro, 13th centry carvings, silverware, natural history exhibits and textiles . Possibly the most startling piece is a vast 19th century marble statue of Queen Victoria.

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More Historical Places in Gujarat  

>> Adalaj Vav

>> Aina Mahal

>> Ashokan Rock Edicts

>> Bhadra Fort

>> Bhujia Hill Fort

>> Calico Textiles Museum

>> Digvir Niwas Palace

>> Ethnology Museum

>> Fort Of Diu

>> Kachchh Museum

>> Kanthkot Fort

>> Lakhota Fort

>> Madansihji Museum

>> Rani Ni Vav

>> Ranjit Vilas Palace

>> Rao Pragmalji Palace

>> Rudra Mahal

>> Sarkhej Monuments

>> Shaking Minarets

>> Sharad Baug Palace

>> The Toran Of Vadnagar

>> Uperkot Fort

>> Vadodara Museum And Picture ...

>> Watson Museum

 

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