Tourist Places in Junagadh

Places to Visit in Junagadh

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Moti Baug, Junagadh
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Moti Baug is a garden stretched across an area of 2,485 hectares, which includes the 754.62 hectares of land that is the campus of the Agricultural University of Junagadh and Botanical Garden. The entire land includes 17 sub centres, which are manned by 1,500 people. Read More »
Science Museum, Junagadh
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Ranked 2 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The Science Museum at Junagadh is the first and sole science museum privately owned in Gujarat. There are over 60 science projects in this museum, which are related to science facts and can be managed by visitors. There is also a small aquarium and an open-air garden restaurant which serves... Read More »
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Darbar Hall Museum, Junagadh
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Ranked 3 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Darbar Hall Museum is a major attraction in Junagadh. The Durbar Hall originally belonged to the Nawab of Junagadh. Historical artefacts of that time can be seen in this hall that is segmented into sections like palanquins, arms gallery, picture gallery, textile gallery and the Kacheri.... Read More »
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Uparkot, Junagadh
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Ranked 4 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Fort
In the middle of the town of Junagadh, there is the ancient Upper Fort or Uparkot on the plateau, which is believed to have been built around 312 BC by Changradupta Maurya. This fort has a long history that includes 16 attempts to besiege this fort over a period of 800 years. One of... Read More »
Damodar Kund, Junagadh
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Ranked 5 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Place of Worship
The Holy Kund or bathing tank in the city of Junagadh, Damodar Kund is located at the base of the Girnar Mountain. This kund is considered the place, where during a cruise, the garment of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva fell. This water pond or kund is believed to have been built in 500... Read More »
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Uperkot Fort, Junagadh
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Ranked 6 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Fort
Dataar Hills, Junagadh
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Ranked 7 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Hill
Swami Vivekananda Vinay Mandir, Junagadh
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Ranked 8 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Temple
Swami Vivekananda Vinay Mandir is one of the oldest secondary and higher secondary schools in Gujarat. It stands on a large land with gardens, playground and old domes. This school is mostly famous for two students, Jainil Dewani and Dhirubhai Ambani. Every year, the birthday of Dhirubhai is... Read More »
Jami Masjid, Junagadh
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Ranked 9 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Mosque
Jami Masjid is known for its 140 pillars that support the ceiling of this mausoleum. The pillars were brought from Chudasana Palace. Located on the Mahatma Gandhi Road, these decorated Maqbaras were built in the 19th century for the Muslim rulers. Of all the tombs, the most magnificent... Read More »
Ashok Shilalekh, Junagadh
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Ranked 10 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Historic Place
History lovers can visit the Ashok Shilalekh or the rock edicts of Emperor Ashoka. One particular rock edict of Ashoka can be found in an area between Junagadh and Girnar Hill. On walking 3 km from Girnar Hill or 2 km eastward from Junagadh, this rock with inscriptions that date back to 250 BC... Read More »
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Damodarji Temple, Junagadh
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Ranked 11 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Garden
The Damodarji Temple is situated at the foot hills of Ashwathama hills in Junagadh. Believed to be built by Lord Krishna's heir, Vajranabha, this temple is considered to be one of the largest shrines dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Covering an area of 32 acres, the temple is constructed using pink sand... Read More »
Sakkarbag Zoo, Junagadh
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
Sakkarbag Zoo is India’s third oldest zoo and the oldest zoo of Gujarat. It is known to breed Gir lions and supply it to other zoos. Inside the complex of this zoo, there is a museum that exhibits rare collection of stuffed animals, art furniture, Persian Sanskrit inscriptions, ancient... Read More »
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Wellington Dam, Junagadh
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Ranked 13 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Dam
Junagadh Museum, Junagadh
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Ranked 14 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The Junagadh Musuem is located inside the Sakkarbag Zoo. It exhibits unique collections of ancient coins, manuscripts, art furniture, archaeological items, stuffed animals, statues, Persian Sanskrit inscriptions, and etc. People can also see the remnants of Harappan culture that were discovered... Read More »
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Jain Derasar, Junagadh
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Garden
Tulsi Shyam Springs, Junagadh
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Ranked 16 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Water spring
The three natural hot water springs at Tulsi Shyam is a popular tourist as well as pilgrimage site. These are located in the centre of the Gir forest at Junagad in Gujarat. The water in the first spring is just warm and the second one has hot water. However the third spring has boiling hot water... Read More »
Mujkund Caves, Junagadh
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Ranked 17 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Cave
Mujkund Caves are located in Junagadh. These caves are famous for their association with Lord Krishna. It is believed that it was in Mujukund Caves where Krishna had hidden himself after he ran and came from Mathura. It was after this incident that he came to be known as Ranchod Rai. The Mujkund... Read More »
Vagheshwari Mandir, Junagadh
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Ranked 18 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Garden
Vageshwari Mandir in Junaghad is one of the many temples dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. Vageshwari literally means the 'Empress of Speech' and is a manifestation of Goddess Saraswati. Vageshwari Mandir lies on the way to Girnar Talati from Junaghad city. Junaghad is a city of temples. 5 km... Read More »
Narsinha Mehto No Choro, Junagadh
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 19
Places to Visit in Junagadh
  • Type: Religious Place
The great poet, saint, philosopher and social reformer Narsinh Mehta, who was an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, had spent most of his life in Junagarh. Narsinh Mehta No Choro near Majawada Gate in Junagadh is believed to be the place where the poet held his assemblies and discourses, as well as... Read More »
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