Junagadh is located at the foothills of Girnar hill in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. It was the capital of the erstwhile Junagadh State under the Muslim rulers of Babi Nawabs. It is a historic city and its name means an ancient fort in Gujarati. Junagarh is a flourishing tourism destination in India, owing to the fact that it was ruled by many dynasties, which have enriched its cultural and historical heritage immensely. The profound influence of varied kingdoms is even visible in the architectural style of its monuments.
People travel to Junagadh to witness the magnificence of these historic
structures. In addition to this, there are a number of other places
apart from the monuments which are a must visit. The location of the
city is such that the apart from the tourist attractions of the place,
one can also enjoy a host of other places near the city. Owing to the
fact that there is so much that Junagarh has to offer, one can easily
say that it is a tourist paradise. Rarely has any other city in Gujarat
been so richly endowed with historical and tourism wealth.
How to reach Junagadh
Air: The nearest airports from Junagadh are Keshod, which is 40
km away and Porbandar which lies at 113 km.
Rail: The railway station of Junagadh lies on Ahmedabad-Junagadh
and Rajkot- Junagadh line and connects it the major cities of the
Road: State transport buses link the city with all the major
cities of the state.