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  • Jyoti from Airport

    Distance : 47.4 Km
    Duration : 1 hr 15 mins by Car (approx)

  • Jyoti from Railway Station

    Distance : 16.7 Km
    Duration : 30 mins by Car (approx)


Rajkot is the 35th-largest urban agglomeration in India, with a population more than 1.2 million as of 2015. Rajkot is the ninth cleanest city of India. Rajkot is also the 22nd-fastest-growing city in the world.

The city is located on the bank of Aji River and Nyari. The city is spread in the area of 170.00 km². Rajkot is situated in the region called Saurashtra in the Gujarat state of India. The significance of Rajkot location is owing to the fact that it is one of the prime industrial centres of Gujarat. Rajkot has a central location in the area called the Kathiawar peninsula.

Rajkot is multicultural. One can find many languages, like Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu, English, Sindhi, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam and Marathi. However, only Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu, and English are well understood.

Rajkot is frequently referred to as “Rangilu Rajkot” (રંગીલુ રાજકોટ) meaning colourful Rajkot.

Rajkot is famous for its jewellery market, silk embroidery and watch parts. The city hosts several small scale manufacturing industries. Some of the industrial products for which Rajkot is known include bearings, diesel engines, kitchen knives and other cutting appliances, watch parts (cases & bracelets), automotive parts, forging industry, casting industry, machine tools, share market and software development. The city is also home to some of the largest CNC machine and auto parts manufacturers in the country such as JYOTI CNC.

In and around Rajkot

  • Kaba Gandhi Delo

    Kaba Gandhi Delo

    This is the house where Gandhiji's father, Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi (Kaba Gandhi) resided at Rajkot, serving as Diwan (Prime Minister) to the King. Gandhiji himself spent a few years of his early life here from 1881 to 1887. This is a typical Saurashtra 'dela' type house with a central approach from an arched gateway. It was built on 1880-81 A.D. and today it depicts an interesting photo essay of his life.

  • Alfred High School (Rajkot)

    Alfred High School (Rajkot)

    This school was constructed during British rule in India by political agent Kernel Singh and was the first English school in the Saurashtra (region). Mohandas Gandhi graduated from Rajkot High School in 1887 at age 18. Accounts vary on Gandhi's time at the school. Several accounts suggest he was a quiet and academically unremarkable student who did not participate in sports or extracurricular activities. Gandhi said of his schooling, "I had not any high regard for my ability. I was to be astonished whenever I won prizes and scholarships".

  • The Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum

    The Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum

    The Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum is the wonderful museum of dolls in the city. Daily hundreds of visitors visit this museum to see hundreds of various dolls. The ticket price of the museum is very much cheaper due to being owned by the Rotary Club of Rajkot. It is located on the 2nd floor, Nagrik Bank Building, Yagnik Road, Opp Heera Panna Complex, Rajkot. It is a must to visit place for children to make them happy.

  • Ram Krishna Ashram

    Ram Krishna Ashram

    Ram Krishna Ashram is the temple of disciples of Swami Ram Krishna Paramhans, Everybody is allowed in the temple. The ashram is most quite and coolest place in the middle of the city, sitting silently there and we can feel the peace within.

  • The Watson Museum

    The Watson Museum

    The Watson Museum in Rajkot, India is a museum of human history and culture. Its collections are precious objects of the colonial period of India and the History of Rajkot. It is amongst the largest and most comprehensive museums in the State of Gujarat. Watson Museum is considered to be the finest amongst 7 such museums located across Saurashtra (region) and run by the State Government because it holds invaluable articles and state-of-the-art facilities like photography, guide service, reference library, and sales counter of the museum's publication.

  •  Niranjan Shah Stadium Rajkot

    Niranjan Shah Stadium Rajkot

    Niranjan Shah Stadium (formerly known as Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium), also known as the Khandheri Cricket Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Rajkot, India. It is Gujarat's first solar-powered stadium.

    In 2013, the first international match took place in this stadium. In the same year, it hosted its first T20I between India and Australia which India won by six wickets. In 2016, this stadium hosted its first Test, India vs England. Although, the Test match ended in a draw.

  • AIIMS Rajkot

    AIIMS Rajkot

    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rajkot (AIIMS Rajkot) is a public medical school and hospital based in Rajkot, Gujarat, India, and one of the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMSs). The first academic session of AIIMS Rajkot began on 21 December 2020. On 31 December 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the institute.

  • Pradhyuman Zoological Park, Rajkot

    Pradhyuman Zoological Park, Rajkot

    Very big and beautiful zoo on outskirts of city. Great place to hangout with family and friends. U will find most of the animals in big open area. Most attractive is snakes enclosure the here. Good place for kids too. They provide golf car service to reach inside of the park which is an excellent service.

  • Regional Science Center Rajkot

    Regional Science Center Rajkot

    ‘How Stuff Works’, machine engineering, robotics, life sciences, to the local ceramic industry.

    The Regional Science Centre in Rajkot, one of the major cities & an industrial hub of Gujarat, is a unique addition to the cityscape, blending architectural ingenuity with regional influences and a clear programmatic vision. Inspired by the local cultural tapestry, the design draws parallels to an annual religious fair situated on an elevated mound within a picturesque picnic spot. Evolving through multiple design stages, the center's form symbolizes the continuum of life, with a sacred central space representing the void of pure potential from which all creation emanates. Segmentation of the structure creates a metaphorical embrace of infinity, reflecting boundless possibilities.

  • Ishwariya Park Rajkot

    Ishwariya Park Rajkot

    Ishwariya Park is a popular recreational park located in Rajkot, Gujarat, India. It is a well-known destination for locals and visitors to enjoy leisure time and relax amidst nature. Here is some information about Ishwariya Park. The 77 acres park has a vast lake where boating can be enjoyed. Although the lake almost gets drained during summers, it is flourishing and full during winters. The large, spacious park has a very tranquil environment where one can relax in the evening and take some time out of their wrapped up life.

  • Saurashtra University Rajkot

    Saurashtra University Rajkot

    Saurashtra University was created on a rigorous demand, for a separate university out of Gujarat University (Ahmedabad), from the eminent educationists and freedom fighters of the Saurashtra region. The demand was more prominent after the creation of Gujarat state on May 1, 1961. . Saurashtra University, established on 23 May 1967, having two headquarters in the initial stage i.e. Rajkot and Bhavnagar. After the incorporation of the Bhavnagar University, Rajkot became the sole headquarters of the Saurashtra University.

  • Marwadi University Rajkot

    Marwadi University Rajkot

    The university operates under the division of Marwadi Education Foundation's Group of Institutions (MEFGI). MEFGI commenced its operations in the year 2008. It was established as a primary unit of Marwadi Education Foundation under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. Marwadi University is aided by the Marwadi Shares and Finance Limited, a stock broking company in India and Chandarana Intermediaries Brokers Pvt. Ltd. (CIBPL), a firm dealing in technical and arbitrage trading.

  • R K University Rajkot

    R K University Rajkot

    RK University (RKU) is a private university in Rajkot, Gujarat, India. It was created by the state of Gujarat under the Private State University Act by a gazetted notification dated 12 October 2011, along with three other universities. On Rajkot-Bhavnagar Highway, in a campus of nearly 100 acres, RK University has been functioning as RK Group of Colleges since 2005, offering degrees in engineering, pharmacy, physiotherapy, and in management studies. It has more than 5500 students. The campus offers hostel facilities for nearly 1200 students.

  • Darshan University Rajkot

    Darshan University Rajkot

    Darshan University (DU), is a prominent organization offering a broad slate of academic programs and professional courses for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs in Engineering, Science & Technology. The University is located in peaceful and sylvan surroundings with distinctive collegiate structure, about 19 km from Rajkot, Gujarat, India. It was established as an Engineering Institute in the year 2009, by Shree G. N. Patel Education & Charitable Trust with the objective to impart quality education and training in various fields of Engineering and Technology. It has now been transformed to the DARSHAN UNIVERSITY through an Act by the Government of Gujarat under Gujarat State Private Universities (Amendment) Act, 2021 (Act no. 15).

  • Atmiya University Rajkot

    Atmiya University Rajkot

    ATMIYA University bestows wisdom and knowledge upon the learner to recognize this particular role. Established on April 13, 2018, under the Gujarat Private University Act 11, 2018, ATMIYA University emphasizes to train young minds in consonance with the doctrines of higher education and human values. The aim of this University is to spread eternal happiness and to create a happy society in letter and spirit. The motto “सुह्रदं सर्व भूतानम्” (Suhardam Sarva Bhootanam) is an expression of willingness to attain harmony with each creation of the Almighty!

  • Somnath Temple

    Somnath Temple

    The Somnath Temple (Gujarati: સોમનાથ મંદિર Hindi: सोमनाथ मन्दिर) located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, India, is the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot for pilgrims and tourists. The temple is considered sacred due to the various legends connected to it. Somnath means "Lord of the Soma", an epithet of Shiva.

    Somnath Temple is known as "the Shrine Eternal".

  • Dwaraka


    Dwarka is a city and a municipality of Devbhoomi Dwarka district in the Gujarat state in India. Dwarka, is four sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, and is one of the Sapta Puri, seven most ancient religious cities in the country.

    Dwarka is often identified with the Dwarka Kingdom, the ancient kingdom of Krishna and is believed to have been the first capital of Gujarat.

    The legend of Krishna has been proved partially by scientific marine archaeological investigations conducted by the Marine Archaeology Unit of the National Institute of Oceanography and the Government of Gujarat.

    The Dwarkadhish Temple dedicated to Krishna, located in Dwarka was originally built around 2,500 years ago but was destroyed by the Mughal rulers, and then was rebuilt in the 16th century.

  • Diu


    With no tall buildings except the fort, Diu has a characteristically low skyline. Old Diu is known for its Portuguese architecture. Diu Fort was built in 1535 and maintained an active garrison until 1960.

    There are three Portuguese Baroque churches, with St. Paul’s Church, completed in 1610, being the only one still in use for its original purpose. The Church of St. Francis of Assisi, the first church built in Diu, in 1593, is now used as a hospital. St. Thomas Church is currently used as a museum.

    An ancient Lord Shiva's Temple is located on the Gangeswar coast. Naida Caves are located near Jalandhar Beach.

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