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Junagadh

Gujarat | India
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Junagadh is categorised as Pilgrimage


Damodar Kund
Neelam & Manek Guns, Uperkot
Budhistic Caves, Uparkot
Mohabbat Maqbara Palace

Reasons to Visit
  • Junagadh is a tier II town in Saurashtra region of Gujarat and visited for temples on the mount Girnar neraby.
  • Girnar is a major Jain Pilgrimage Centre and visited as a part of Jain circuit itinerary.
  • The first peak of Girnar has a collection of Digambar and Shwetambar temples. The Neminath Temple at first peak is one of the main attraction of Girnar. It was built during 1128 AD to 1159 AD. The Rishabhadev Temple, situated nearby is dedicated to 24 Tirthankars of Jain religion.
  • The tallest of the Girnar mountains rises to 945 meters (3600 feet), is the highest peak in Gujarat.
  • Another Jain temple in the region is the Parshwanath Temple built in the 15th century.
  • Junagadh is also situated on foothills of the Sasan Gir wildlife sanctuary (62 kms), renowned wildlife reserve and only habitat in the wild for the Asiatic Lions.
Recommendations
  • Significant Pilgrimages of Saurashtra region of Gujarat"Mount Girnar (Near Junagadh) is a renowned Pilgrimage for Jains. The Neminath Temple at first peak is one of the main attraction of Girnar. It was built during 1128 AD to 1159 AD. The Rishabhadev Temple, situated nearby is dedicated to 24 Tirthankars of Jain religion. Mount Girnar is visited as a standalone Jain pilgrimage or in combination with Palitana as part of Jain pilgrim break."
  • Significant Ex-Ahmedabad Jain Pilgrimages in Gujarat and Rajasthan"Girnar Hills near Junagadh is a renowned Jain Pilgrimage as it has a collection of Digambar and Shwetambar temples. The Neminath Temple at first peak is one of the main attraction of Girnar. It was built during 1128 AD to 1159 AD. The Rishabhadev Temple, situated nearby is dedicated to 24 Tirthankars of Jain religion. Another Jain temple in the region is the Parshwanath Temple built in the 15th century. "
  • Airports and Popular Access points in Gujarat"Junagadh Railway Station is a popular arrival point for pilgrim travellers to Mount Girnar and Wildlfe / Bird watchers to Sasan Gir (60 kms) and craft heritage travellers to Jetpur."
Access Information

Junagadh has 2 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Getaway (1-3 nights)1

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Getaway

  • Palitana - Girnar Pilgrimage (3 Nights)

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Airport Pickup or Drop

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Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Airport and JunagadhRs. 3000

Day Sightseeing

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Rajkot to Junagadh Day Visit and backRs. 3000

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

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Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Railway Station and JunagadhRs. 3000

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Wildlife Excursion2

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Wildlife Excursion

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Devaliya Safari PermitRs. 177
Gir Safari Forest PermitRs. 943

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Destination Ideas

  • Junagadh Pilgrimage

Festivals linked to Junagadh (Gujarat)

  • Bhavnath Fair

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Uparkot is a fort situated overlooking the old city in Junagadh and offers views of the area around.
    Heritage Site
    Fort
    2
    Damodar Kund is one of the sacred lakes on the foothills of Girnar hills near Junagarh where many Hindus prefer to bathe and immerse the ashes and the bones left after cremation of dead bodies.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Holy Lake or Holy River
    5
    Mohabbat Maqbara Palace, also Mausoleum of Bahaduddinbhai Hasainbhai, is a mausoleum in Junagadh, India, that was once home to the Nawabs of Junagadh. Its striking art and architecture make it one of the citys most important historical landmarks. It is also one of the citys oldest Mughal monuments.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    5
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Gadhada Dham or Gopinathji Temple or Swaminarayan Temple Gadhada all refer to an 1828 temple built by Lord Swaminarayan himself and now a famous pilgrimage centre. Gadhada dham became famous for being Gujarats version of a Golden temple when 70 Kgs worth of Gold was used in plating here.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Swaminarayan Temple
    150

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Junagadh,Gujarat,India

January
30°C / 15°C
February
33°C / 19°C
March
37°C / 22°C
April
39°C / 25°C
May
40°C / 27°C
June
35°C / 28°C
July
32°C / 27°C
August
30°C / 25°C
September
31°C / 24°C
October
36°C / 24°C
November
34°C / 21°C
December
32°C / 19°C

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Junagadh
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Town CentreArea within 2 kms of the railway stationTransit/Business2
Nearest Airport in Junagadh
  • Rajkot Civil Airport ( RAJ ) , Rajkot-100 Kms
Railway Stations in Junagadh
  • Junagadh ( JND ), Junagadh
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