Rajkot is an quintessential town of Gujarat in respect of economic development of the state. It also holds major significance in Indian independence movement as from here Mahatma Gandhi ignited his thoughts in his early life. There are old buildings along with new one scattered in the city. Rajkot still preserve the age old traditions of bandhani sarees, silk embroidery and beautiful mirror work. Rajkot is one of the most visited places in Gujarat and tourism in recent times have gained tremendous impulse.
Location: Rajkot is fourth largest city in Gujarat, located on the banks of the Ajit and Niari Rivers.
Rajkot is strongly associated with Rajput families. Tourist attractions are also aplenty. There are variety of tourist interests such as Kaba Gandhi's Gate, Watson Museum and Library, The Rajkumar College, Rashtriya Shala and Jagat Mandir. Rajkot is a hub of performing art. There are number of venues that organize the Gujarati plays and music concerts. Rajkot is pleasant to visit during the month of October to March.