Excursions From Junagadh


There are a lot of opportunities for excursions from Junagadh. Some popular destinations for excursions from Junagadh city are Ashoka's Major Rock Edict, Gir Forest National Park, Girnar Hill, Somnath and Chorwad Beach.
These excursions from the city are an important part of Junagadh tourism. Some information about a few important places of interest around Junagadh is given below.

Ashoka's Major Rock Edict, Junagadh is one of the most popular attractions for the tourists in the region. It is located on the peninsular area of Saurashtra near the city of Junagadh in Gujarat. The Major Rock Edict of Ashoka has been carved out on a black-colored slab of granite stone. This slab has the shape of a dome.

The Gir Forest National Park is a leading place of interest near Junagadh. It is located in the southwestern part of Gujarat. One can view different species of wild animals like Asiatic lions, hyenas, sambar deer, langurs, leopards, jackals, chital spotted deer, wild boars, chowsingha four-horned antelopes, monkeys, nilgai antelopes, chinkaras and gazelles at the park. Different species of birds like bonneli's eagles, flamingoes, paradise flycatchers, crested serpent eagles and woodpeckers are found here.

The Girnar Hill is one of the most reputed attractions near Junagadh. A number of famous temples are located on these hills. Therefore, many devotees of Hinduism and Jainism come to visit this place. However, it is quite a difficult job to reach the pick of the Girnar Hill. One has to climb 10,000 steps to reach the top.

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Last Updated on 06/06/2013




     


     

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