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Junagadh

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To the west of Bhavnagar, at the foothills the sacred hill of Girnar there lie a small town Junagadh  In Gujarati, `Junagadh' literally means an ancient fort, 

Jungagadh takes its name from the fort Upkar Fort which enclosed the old city. Junagadh occupy a  special place in the history of Gujarat.

Junagadh

Junagadh was the capital of the Junagadh State under the Muslim rulers of Babi Nawabs .The Babi rulers of Junagadh, Nawab Mahobat Khat II (1851-82 AD) undertook the beatification of Junagadh and patronized the construction of several building and urban design projects like Aina Mahal, Circle Chowk with clock tower and Dewan Chowk.

The major sites are Buddhist caves, Baba Pyara caves (2nd century), Adi-Kadi Vav, Navghan Kuvo and Jami Masjid.

The Buddhist caves are fine examples of rock cut architecture with ornamented pillars, carved entrances, water cisterns, chaitya hall, monastic cells for meditation and chaitya windows.
Its special claim to fame is the rock edicts of Emperor Ashoka, dating back to 250 BC.  

Other Places to visit 

Gir National Park 60 km away & ,Somnath one of the most celebrated shrines of lord shiva in india can be visited from here .

The best time to visit :-  The best time to visit Junagadh is between October to March

How To Get There Junagadh is located in Gujarat
By Air  
Keshod, the nearest airport is 47 kms. away from Junagadh 
By Train 
Railway Station of Ahmedabad-Junagadh and Rajkot-Junagadh line.
By Road 
Linked to all the major towns.

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