Gujarat is a popular tourist destination in the country and visited by a very large number of domestic tourists as well as international tourists. Gujarat is the one and only place to view pure Indian lion, also known as Asiatic lions in the world. Gujarat folk music is also popular as Sugam Sangeet and it has natural environment includes the Great Rann Kutch. It has a variety of museums on different genres.
The current brand ambassador of Gujarat is Amitabh Bachchan of Gujarat tourism. The “Khushboo Gujarat Ki” campaign has increased tourism in Gujarat by 14 per cent per annum.
The ideal starting point is Ahmedabad to enter the state with its central location and a well connected international airport. The well developed transportation facility eases the connectivity to all parts of the states.
Temples like Somnath Temple, Dwarkadhish Temple, Bala Hanuman Mandir, Rukmini Temple etc are the major attraction of tourism of state.
Somnath Temple is a Hinduism temple located in Prabhas, Patan in Gujarat, India . It is a very famous Jyotirlinga and many Hindu texts provide a list of the most sacred Shiva pilgrimage site. Somnath temple was linked to the Prabhasa Pattana through mythology. The temple is believed to be first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva.
Dwarkadhish Temple is also known as the Jagat Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to lord Krishna. the lord Krishna is the King of Dwarka. Dwarka is associated with the ancient city of Dvaraka and the vedic era Krishna of Mahabharata. Dwarka is an important place of piligrimage for Hindus.
Bala Hanuman Temple is also popular as Shri Balahanuman Sankirtan Mandir dedicated to lord Hanuman. Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj established the temple in 1964 AD. It is situated at the south east side of Ranmal Lake in Jamnagar. Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, The simple looking structure houses the idols of Lord Ram, Lord Lakshman, Goddess Sita and Lord Hanuman.
Rukmini Devi Temple is a temple dedicated to hindus Goddess Rukmini wife of Lord Krishna and hindu tests said the temple is to be 2,500 year old and there is saying in Dwarka that the yatra to Dwarka is completed only after you take darshan of Rukmini Maharani.
By Air: There are three international airports Ahmedabad airport, Surat airport and Vadodara airport.
By Train: Surat railway station, Vadodara railway station and Palanpur Junction, Bhavnagar Terminus, Rajkot Railway station, Sabarmati Junction.
By Bus: Mofussil Services, Intercity Bus Services, Interstate Bus Services, City Services, Parcel Services.