Traveling on the Ahmedabad-Rajkot highway and confused about what popular spots to visit we’ve got you!
An approximate distance of 227Km, there are two routes from Ahmedabad to Rajgarh or vice-versa. The main route would almost take you 4 hours to reach your destination. A long way to travel, why settle for a boring journey, when you’ve got a curated list of places to visit.
As are the two cities- Rajkot and Ahmedabad full of wonderful places so is the way.
From lakes to historical monuments, there is a lot to explore.
While on your way, you can take a break and visit these beautiful places scattered around Rajkot:
Viramgam is one of the princely states of the Ahemdabad district and is believed to have some beautiful stories behind its origin.
It is a popular by-passing spot for its Mansar lake and ruined fort.
Mansar lake is surrounded by huge carved stones and more than 300 small and big temples(shrines). In each shrine on one side of the lake is a pedestal, probably for an image of Krishna, and on the other side around the basin, jaladhar, probably sacred to Shiva.
The lake has one main temple and another side an old monument.
The place offers a very pristine and peaceful environment during the time of sunrise and sunset. People enjoy watching the spectacular lake view.
Chotila is a simple Hindu temple town in the Surendranagar district. The Chamund or Chotila hill is surmounted by the temple of Chamunda is 1173 feet in height. Numerous devotees come here to pay respect to this Shakti peeth. The temple is reached by climbing 620 steps. As the place is at a high altitude, you can also enjoy the mesmerizing view of Rajkot.
Ajramar Tower is one of the oldest clock towers. It is also known as the ‘Tower Chowk’ or ‘City Tower’. It is a great place to spot historical remains or Old architecture.
Shree Trinetreshwar Mahadev Temple
It is located in the Tarnetar village of Surendranagar district. It is declared one of the most protected monuments. This temple is to be believed the site where Arjun won the hand of Draupadi in an archery contest during the swayamvara of Draupadi.
It is surrounded by three Kunds namely the Vishnu Kund, Brahma Kund, and the Shiv Kund. It is believed that a dip here is equivalent to a dip in the sacred Gangas.
So this place is great if you are a Hindu devotee.
It is one of the best Sightseeing places to visit in Surendranagar, Gujarat. The landscapes and views are breathtaking. It is a perfect place to release your stress and boredom.
The places mentioned are going to make your traveling experience much better not just to make your journey exciting but also to give you a varied one. From enjoying the mesmerizing lakeside views at Viramgam to visiting the Chotila Shakti Peeth, it’s going to be amazing.
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