Best Sightseeing Places in Jamnagar
Darbargadh (Maharajah's Palace) is the old royal residence of Jam Saheb and the most
significant complexes in Jamnagar, reflecting the blend of Europeon and Rajput styles
It is a small palace situated on an island in the middle of Lakhota Lake, which was once
belonged to the Maharaja of Nawanagar. An arched stone bridge with a balustrade
connects this fort-like palace with the town. At present, it houses a small museum
displaying a good collection of sculptures that spans a period from the 9th to the 18th
century and pottery found in ruined medieval villages from the surrounding area.
This impressive edifice was built by Ranjit Singh, inspired by his European journey.
Along with its unique architecture, the statue of Jam Saheb is located in the center of
It contains an excellent collection of sculptures, inscriptions, coins and copper plates
and the skeleton of a whale. One of its most attractive sights is an old well where the
water can be drawn by blowing into a small hole in the floor.
Dhanvantri Mandir Gujarat Ayurved University:
It is India's only Ayurvedic University that runs many courses in Ayurvedic medicines,
including a full time 12 week preliminary course teaching basic theory and medicine
preparation and diploma and degree courses. These courses are set up for foreign
nationals with medical qualifications. Hatha Yoga, Steam bath, Massage and mud
therapy can also be had here.
Other Tourist Places (in & around):
Temples: Mota Ashapura Maa Temple, Vardhman Shah's Temple, Bholeshwar
Mahadev Temple, Bala Hanuman Temple etc.
Parks & Gardens:
Khijadia Bird Sanctuary, Marine National Park, Rozi and Bedi Ports,
Cremation Park, Jogger's Park etc.Solarium, Bhujio Kotho, Bohra Hajira and Jam Ranjitsinhji Park (Ranjit Sagar Dam). So,
make sure you visit these scenic places during your Jamnagar tour.
Best Time for Holidaying in Jamnagar
Jamnagar experiences extreme weather conditions with very dry and hot summers
and cold winters. Therefore, the best time to visit Jamnagar is during the mid season,
i.e., 'between October and December'. So, plan your Jamnagar trip accordingly to
enjoy sightseeing of this place.
Must Buy Things from Jamnagar
Shopping in Jamnagar is a fascinating experience as you will get to see and buy many
unique items here. It is renowned for Bandhani 'tie-and-dye' fabrics and exquisite
embroidery all around the world. Apart from these, artifacts such as bangles with inlay
of brass, silver ware, beetle nut crackers, agate paperweights, Kum Kum, Kaajal,
Surma, brass covered wooden chests are also very popular in the city. To buy authentic
stuff, the Lindi Bazaar and Chandi Bazaar are the more popular markets. So, explore
the markets, buy best items and make the most of your Jamnagar vacation.
Explore Options to Reach Jamnagar
Before booking Jamnagar holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you
can reach to this beautiful city of Gujarat.
Jamnagar Airport or the Govardhanpur Airport Jamnagar is just 10 KM from city
centre. There are daily flights to Mumbai and Bhuj connecting the city to major cities.
Jamnagar has its own railway station lying on the Western railway network
and connected by regular trains to important cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and
Ahmedabad. There are express as well as intercity trains between Ahmedabad and
Jamnagar. Besides, there are popular trains between Jamnagar and Mumbai, such as
the Saurashtra Express and the Saurashtra Mail.
Jamnagar has a reasonably good network of roads and is even well
connected via National and State Highways from Rajkot, Porbandar and Ahmedabad.
So, select your choice of Jamnagar travel mode for enjoyable journey.