Historical Places of Gujarat

Dec 21, 2016 • By • 52 Views

GUJARAT, the popularly known as the beautiful land of rich and colorful heritage and culture! Its mystic historical places offer its magic in sufficiency. Tourists could explore its ancient culture with join its colorful fair & festive seasons and enjoying the folk music, art and dances. The Historical tourism spots look dates back to the “Indus Valley Civilization” times and “Mahabharata” times.

Gujarat is also called the land of the many Mahatmas and freedom fighters, who is greeting in History. It also represents the brilliant archeological structures with the lovely cultural blends.

During your best Gujarat tour packages, you will explore the awesome combination of the old bygone time and new architecture of the rural with the modernity of times. The subterranean architecture of Gujarat, such as Rani Ki Vav at Patan, Stepwell at Adalaj and Dada Hari Ni Vav at Ahmedabad, are mostly exclusive and make Gujarat tour amazing.

Some Historical and Archeological Places in Gujarat

Hriday Kunj: The place where the world's renowned Mahatma Gandhi lived. Gandhi Ji was the freedom fighter who initiated work of non violence in India from this home, which is known as a national monument of Gandhi Ashram. The ashram at Hriday Kunj of Gujarat makes handmade paper, handicrafts and spinning wheels.

In the ashram of Gujarat, has a central library where you find many books related to Gandhi Ji. A ‘Sight-and-sound’ show is performed here for visitors. On the tour packages of Gujarat, you will watch a huge prayer ground that is really a historical destination. There also has a museum which reflects the lifestyle of Gandhi.

Lothal: Exhibit the history of theIndus Valley Civilization, which discover  the remains of Lothal. The first Port of Indian made here between 1800-2400 BC. It is absolutely the perfect destination for history buff and will make a best town planning, like other places of Gujarat.

The discovery of Lothal informs that the this part of Indian subcontinent traded mainly with the primitive civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia and Persia. A comical discovery of Lothal is that here two bodies seen in a grave. More than 4000-year-old culture of the Sumerian and the Indus Valley discover in many ancient beads, terracotta artifacts and colorful semi-precious stones made necklaces, which is really similar to the modern day. Thus, Lothal is a wonderful Tourist place in Gujarat.

Kirti Mandir: A national monument of Gujarat, as it happens to be said that the birthplace of the World’s Father, Mahatma Gandhi. It is also called as the birthplace of Sudama, who was believed to be the best friend of Lord Krishna, the Hindu God. This place has some religious significance.

Vadnagar: Vadnagar is popular for its Hatkeshwar and torans Temple.

Torans, known as a dyad of 12th century columns, around 40 feet tall temples were made from yellow and red sandstone, and built north of the Vadnagar town. It stands beautifully on the fringe of Sharmistha Talav, which going down from Arjun Bari on a road. The main feature of this temple, is it architecture that’s similar to the Solanki period. The carving style of this temple is same to the Rudra Mahalaya at Sidhpur.

The Hatkeshwar temple date back to the 17th Century, is the entrance of the Vadnagartown. Inside the temple at sanctum, home of a Shiva linga, said to have self-emerged of Swayambhu. The roof of the temple has a vast Shikhar soars elevated into the sky. In east side, the temple is surrounded by a big wall, stand proud by three circular stunning domes, which are represented the Indo-Saracenic tradition. Exterior of the Hatkeshwar temple is rabidly decorated with the nine planets, evocative dancing Apsaras,  musicians, the Hindu pantheon, regent deities, scenes of the Mahabharata and Ramayana, and many animals and floral motifs. The temple also has Swaminarayan temple, a pristine Kashi Vishveshwara Shiva temple, and two Jain temples.


The World Heritage site, Champaner-Pavagadhmove is a popular tourism destination of Gujarat. This site considered as a grand historical conflux, displaying about 1,200 years old of culture and history. It is believed to give proof to the Indian Puranic ages, the reign of the Marathas, the Rajput saga, the Islamic impact and the British reign within its ruins. In 15th century, Muslim period starts with Muhammad Begada that was defeated by the Patai Raval clan who ruling in the area. It is the entrance to Panchmahal.

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