Information of Gujarat
This place has a
long and varied history and a great number of places to visit. It is easy
to slot Gujarat in between Bombay and cities of Rajasthan . It's an
interesting place to explore. The temple of Somnath , in Gujarat ,
witnesses the creation of universe !! . Along the south coast are the
sites where many of the great events in krishna's life took place .
Gujarat had also closeities with the life of the father of modern India ,
Mahatma Gandhi. HE was born and brought up there and he returned to wage
his long struggle with the British for Independence . It has been a centre
for itself , and some of its most importabt sites are Jain temple centres
like those at Palitana , and at Girnar Hill , near Junagadh . Gujarat is
one of tIndia's wealthier states with a number of important industries ,
particularly textiles and electronics , and has the dubious distinction of
having the largest petrochemical complex in the country . Apart from the
jain temples , Gujarat's main attractions a include the last Asian lions ,
in the Gir's forest and the fascinating Indo -Saracenic architecture of
Ahmedabad .The colourful tribal villages of Kutch , with its barren region
are worth attracting.
: Gujarat's principal city , and one of the the major
industrial cities in India . famous for its many textile industries , it
has been called the " Manchester of the East" . The worst part
of this city is that it is very noisy and polluted .Nevertheless , this
comparatively little- visited city has a number of attractions for
travellers . Ahmedabad is one of the best place to study the blend of
Hindu and Islamic architectural styles known as the Indo-Saracenic.
The new capital of Gujarat is 32 km from Ahmedabad.
HISTORY : It was originally founded in 1411 , by Ahmed Shah ,from
whom the city takes its name . Over the centuries , Ahmedabad has had a
number of periods of grandeur , each followed by decline . In 1615 ,the
noted English ambassador , sir Thomas Roe judged it to be a' good city '.
It's industrial strength raised the city up . And from 1915 , it became
famous as the site of Gandhi's Ashram and the place where he launched his
famous celebrated march against the salt law.
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Ahmedabad,Vadodra, Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Surat