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Revision as of 14:34, 28 July 2007

Gujarat [1] is a state in the Republic of India. With 20% of the country's total industrial output, it is the most industrialized state in India. Gujarat borders Pakistan, and the states of Rajasthan to the north-east, Madhya Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra and the Union territories of Diu, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the south. The international border with Pakistan is to the north-west. The Arabian Sea makes up the state's western coast. Its capital, Gandhinagar is a planned city and is located near Ahmedabad, the commercial capital of Gujarat.

Contents

Regions

Cities

  • Ahmedabad - 7th largest city of India, Manchester of the East, Commercial Capital of Gujarat
  • Surat - Diamond city of India, fomous for mouth watering Surati food discs
  • Vadodara or Baroda - Sanskari Nagari (Cultured City) or Sayaji Nagari, Oxford of Gujarat
  • Rajkot -
  • Jamnagar - Home to the largest grassroot Refinery complex
  • Bhavnagar -

Towns & Villages

Other Destinations

Hill Stations

Heritage Centres

Sea, Rivers, Ponds & Water Parks

Religious Places

Fairs & Festivals

National Parks & Wild Life Sanctury

Understand

The geographic diversity and strategic location has made Gujarat home to an incredible diversity of people. People have developed lifestyles to suit their surroundings. As a result Gujarat boasts of a rich and varied cultural heritage, that is reflected in its arts, music, cuisine, literature, religious traditions etc. Inspite of the regional cultural diversities, there is an inherent unity of being a part of the state of Gujarat.

People

Weather

Government

Economy

Why should you visit

Talk

Gujarati is the language spoken here, although Hindi is widely understood. In main cities, English is widely known.

Get in

There are trains from/to Bombay (500 km) and New Delhi (1000 km) several times a day going to the main cities: Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat. Ahmedabad has an airport with several flights a day to/from Bombay and Delhi, and also flights to other Indian metropoles. Ahmedabad is the only International Airport in Gujarat with regular flights to London, New York, Chicago and Dubai.

Get around

See

Monument's and ancient temples are the best sites.

Do

Buy

Eat

Gujarat is very famous for variety of food. People are very fond of quality food. Gujarat is by and large vegeterian food lover. There are hundreds of pure vegeterian food varities are offerred across Gujarat.

Drink

Alcohol is forbidden in Gujarat. Foreign tourists are partly exempted from this restriction. Drinking in public is strictly prohibited. However, if you are going to stay longer in Gujarat, you may apply for alcohol permit. Ask how to do it in your hotel or the place where you stay.

Sleep

Stay Safe

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Cities

  • Ahmedabad - 7th largest city of India, Manchester of the East, Commercial Capital of Gujarat
  • Surat - Diamond city of India, fomous for mouth watering Surati food discs
  • Vadodara or Baroda - Sanskari Nagari (Cultured City) or Sayaji City, Oxford of Gujarat
  • Rajkot -
  • Jamnagar - Home to the largest grassroot Refinery complex
  • Bhavnagar -

Towns & Villages

Other Destinations

Hill Station

Heritage

Sea, Rivers, Ponds & Water Parks


Religious Places

National Parks

Wild Life Sanctury =

Understand

The geographic diversity and strategic location has made Gujarat home to an incredible diversity of people. People have developed lifestyles to suit their surroundings. As a result Gujarat boasts of a rich and varied cultural heritage, that is reflected in its arts, music, cuisine, literature, religious traditions etc. Inspite of the regional cultural diversities, there is an inherent unity of being a part of the state of Gujarat.

People

Weather

Government

Economy

Why should you visit

Talk

Gujarati is the language spoken here, although Hindi is widely understood. In main cities, English is widely known.

Get in

There are trains from/to Bombay (500 km) and New Delhi (1000 km) several times a day going to the main cities: Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat. Ahmedabad has an airport with several flights a day to/from Bombay and Delhi, and also flights to other Indian metropoles. Ahmedabad is the only International Airport in Gujarat with regular flights to London, New York, Chicago and Dubai.

Get around

See

Monument's and ancient temples are the best sites.

Do

Buy

Eat

Gujarat is very famous for variety of food. People are very fond of quality food. Gujarat is by and large vegeterian food lover. There are hundreds of pure vegeterian food varities are offerred across Gujarat.

Drink

Alcohol is forbidden in Gujarat. Foreign tourists are partly exempted from this restriction. Drinking in public is strictly prohibited. However, if you are going to stay longer in Gujarat, you may apply for alcohol permit. Ask how to do it in your hotel or the place where you stay.

Sleep

Stay Safe

= Get Out

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