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Sasan Junagadh Road, Sasan Gir, Dist Junagadh, Gujarat (INDIA)


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Somnath: 40 KM
Somnath temple is one of Jyotirlinga of well known 12 Jyotirlinga. This temple is situated in Veraval city of Saurashtra in Gujrat enjoying close proximity of beautiful beach of Arabian Sea. This is one of the most ancient temple of Gujrat and with its beautiful structure and historical importance this temple is a center of attraction of shrines. Millions of people visit this beautiful temple every year from all around the world.

Junagarh: 50 KM

Junagarh was the capital of the Junagadh State under the Muslim rulers of Babi Nawabs. In Gujarati, `Junagadh' literally means an ancient fort. The junagadh town is located at the foothills the sacred hill of Girnar and occupies a special place in the history of Gujarat. There are two defenses: the fort walls surrounding the town and Uparkot in the west. Uparkot, an ancient citadel located on the higher level of the town, was a stronghold of Mauryans and Gupta Empire. The entrance of Uparkot has a fine specimen of Hindu Toran, leading to flat land dotted with archological sites. The major sites are Buddhist caves, Baba Pyara caves (2nd century), Adi-Kadi Vav, Navghan Kuvo and Jami Masjid.

Diu: 100 KM

A beautiful blend of sea, sand and sun, Diu is a God's gift to those in quest of a blessed land where the weary weight of this unintelligible world can, for a while, be lightened and the waking soul can hear the music of the nature. This tiny island of breeze, beauty and serenity situated off the southern tip of the Saurashtra (Kathiawad) peninsula of Gujarat, lapped by the Arabian Sea, is a picture of calmness with superb beaches and a fascinating history.

Tulsishyam: 125 KM

Tulsishyam is temple of lord Krishna. Since lord Krishna is black (Shyam) that is why the name is Tulsishyam. It is a pilgrim place. Tulsishyam is located in the Gir forest in Gujarat state very well connected to Amreli district and Junagadh district. It is most beautiful and one of the most visited place in Gir Forest region.

Satadhar: 20 KM

As the name suggests SAT and ADHAR. SAT means truth and ADHAR means shelter or support, thus support of truth in life brings tremendous positive energy in human being. Satadhar is a place full of spiritual atmosphere and peaceful fxeelings. Here twenty four hour, service of devotees is going on and on. Any person, coming here with his/her problems or tensions feels free and enjoys the calm environment of this place, blessed by saint AAPAGIGA.It is extremely convenient to visit town of Satadhar while on your way to famous forest of Gir near the city of Junagadh. All the visitors make halt here at Satadhar for taking some rest and to pray here at the holy samadhi of saint Apa Giga.

Dwarka: 200 KM

Dwarka is derived from 'Dwar', a door, and in ancient times its flourishing port was considered to be the gateway to the main land. As 'Ka' means 'Brahma' meaning, gateway to Moksha. It is called Dwarkamati and Dwarkavati. Being adopted home and capital of Shri Krishna after he gave up Mathura. It is held in such a high esteem as a place of Hindu pilgrimage that it is considered to be one of the four principle holy places or chardham, it is also known as Mokshapuri. It is a station on the Ahmedabad-Okha broad gauge railway line, about 137-km from Jamnagar, 217 km from Rajkot and 378 km from Ahmedabad.

Porbander: 100 KM

Porbandar is the coastal heritage town of Gujarat. This ancient port is located on the Saurashtra peninsula, on the Arabian Sea. This city is described in Skanda Purana as Sudamapuri and Ashmavati. According to the legends this city was the main link of the great friendship between Lord Krishna and Sudama. Porbandar was established as a capital by Rana Sartanji in 1785 AD. Porbandar, originally a fortified town, with high rampart walls, bastions and five gates, lost its fortification by the order of Colonel Lally in 1888 AD. Even today, a ritual to circumambulate the fortification is performed by Hindus.

Palitana: 200 KM

Two peaks covered with shrines you have the Jain pilgrimage centre of Palitana (Bhavnagar district) atop the Shatrunjay Hill. There are 900 temples big and small on the two summits. The sculptures that adorn the marble temples present a feast to the eyes. You need not be a Jain to admire the spectacle. Generations of Jain all over the country have contributed their mite to make Shatrunjay Hill what it is today.