The Kutch Museum was established in the year 1877 by the British Governor of Mumbai, Sir James Fergusson.
Tag Archives | Gujarat
A list of travel related articles on Gujarat. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, hotel & restaurant reviews.
The 2001 earthquake had damaged most of Bhuj’s wonderful architecture, leaving the structures absolutely devastated. Thankfully, the curator at Aina Mahal and his staff have managed to repair most of the damage.
The walled fortress of Uperkot, is said to have been subjected to 16 seiges, including one which lasted 12 years. An ornate triple gateway forms the entrance.
The name Junagadh literally means ‘Old Fort’. It is named after the imposing fort, which is right in the center of town and was built in 319 B.C. (yes, B.C.!) by Chandragupta Maurya.
Maneland Jungle Lodge, is situated at the edge of the Gir National Park & Sanctuary. Towards the main entrance. There are plenty of katias for lounging around.
The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (also known as Sasan-Gir) was established in 1965, with a total area of 1412 km. Gir is the sole home of the Asiatic Lions
I’ve never been on a safari or stayed in a jungle area before, so this trip to Sasan Gir National Park is special to me. Sasan Gir is the home of Asiatic Lions, the only one in Asia
Hotel Mausam was listed in LP as a decent budget option. So when we could find no other hotels with availability in Bhavnagar, we were quite happy to get reservations here. But when the auto dropped us off at its main door, I got a little nervous. Station road, where the hotel is located, is […]
The only reason to stop at Bhavnagar is to visit the small town of Palitana, which is about 50km SW. In Palitana is Shatrunjaya hill, atop which are some of Jainism’s most important temples. LP and the internet told us that since there aren’t many places to stay in Palitana, Bhavnagar would be our best […]