Rajkot is also known as a “Rangilu city”. Rajkot is also known as a “Chitranagri”. It is the Fourth-Largest city in Gujarat. Rajkot is the second cleanest city in India. Rajkot is the capital of Saurashtra. It is located on the banks of the Aji River and the Nayari river. Rajkot is the 22 sd fastest growing city in the world. Rajkot has many historical landmarks and places. It is part of Kathiyawad. The people from there are known as Kathya Wadi. Rajkot was the former capital of this princely state of Saurashtra. It is also an industrial center and an important hub for the bodybuilding of vehicles. This city is proud of Gandhiji’s collaboration. Gandhiji spent many years of his life in Rajkot. It is major activity is the manufacture of cotton and woolen textiles.
History of Rajkot
Rajkot was Founded in 1620 by Thakur Sahib Vibhoji Ajoji Jadeja. Deputy Subedar Masupkhan defeated the ruler in 1720 and renamed Rajkot’s as Masuma Bad. Meramanji son defeated Nayab Subedar Khan in 1732 and avenged the father of the and renamed Musambad back to Rajkot. There are so many historical places for tourists.
Rajkot visited place
Mahatma Gandhi Museum
Gandhi Museum is also known as a “Kaba Gandhi no Delo“. Gandhiji spent a childhood in Rajkot. Kaba Gandhi No Delo has now been converted into a museum called Gandhi Smriti. Kaba Gandhi’s name is has been derived from her father’s name Karamchand Gandhi.
This museum has shown all the things that happened in the life of Gandhi. Dela of Kaba Gandhi has been kept as Gandhi Smriti for the memorial.
Rajkot is located on the banks of the river Aji. Aji River is one of the main rivers in Saurashtra. It is called a lifeline in Rajkot city. There is a garden for children to play near Aji Dam. One picnic for Rajkot local people is the best place
Pradhyuman Zoological Park
Pradhyuman park is located near a lalpari lake. This is one of the Largest zoological parks in Gujarat. All animals are available in this park. Lalpari and Randarda Lake are surrounding Pradhumna park. It is also a popular picnic digestion.
Analgadh hill is located near Gondal City. This is a small hill station near Rajkot. There are so many activities in this place. like, trekking, hiking and cycling etc.one of the best places for nature lovers. Boasting of stunning views of the valley below and sweeping views of the picturesque surroundings, there is also an ancient Hindu temple on the hill that is visited by a number of devotees and pilgrims.