Sunday, May 15, 2011

Junagadh

Junagadh

Ancient Fortified CityJunagadh is an ancient city resplendent with mythological legends. It has beautiful shrines of Hindus, Jains and Muslims. The fort of the Upar Kot is an imposing reminder of the medieval past. It has two wells called Adi and Kadi named after two girls. On the way to the Girnar from the Upar Kot, are ancient temples and the famous boulder on which are inscribed 14 edicts of Asoka in Pali. It has also inscriptions by Rudradaman in Sanskirt and of Skandagupta.

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