‘Jewel of the West,' ‘Land of the Gir Lions,' ‘Milk State of India’ and the ‘Salt Ocean’... there are many names given to this beautiful state which we today know as Gujarat. Gujarat is undoubtedly the fastest growing and developing state of the country and excels in every aspect from agriculture to industry and real estate.Gujarat is a major contributor to the nation’s total productivity, exports and food produce, along with owning a major share of the GDP. Not just in the present, the state has been one of the most important regions of the nation even in the oldest civilization known to humankind- the Indus Valley Civilization.
And if that wasn’t enough, it also happens to be one of the major tourist attractions both locally and internationally. As a matter of fact, more than 20 million in numbers flock the streets of the magnificent cities of Gujarat every year. Even though the major tourism campaign ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ (The essence of Gujarat) was started just in the recent years, Gujarat has always been one of the favourites of both the national and international tourists.
Not just because of the scenic beauty, trade importance or the major contribution that it makes to India’s overall growth, Gujarat attracts people because of its historical importance as well. After all, the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi was born and brought up here. This is where the struggle of the Salt began and the flame of freedom set ablaze the oppressing empire.
Apart from the trade and scenic beauty purposes, Gujarat also receives a major footfall because of its richness in Archaeological heritage, cultural dominance, religious and mythological importance along with recreational fairs as well as festivals. So whether it is going to see some of the most exotic wildlife or to rejuvenate in the calming beauty of nature, to embark on a holy journey to the land of Krishna or to visit and relive prehistoric way of life in the first civilization (Lothal and Champaner), Gujarat is the state you need to be in.
Gujarat is indeed one of the most wonderful states in India and has unity in literal diversity. Gujarat is full of several historically important and mythological special cities which makes it one of the most visited states. If you too are planning to go around and explore the west a bit, choose Gujarat over other options.
Be it nature’s delight in scenic beauty or the mythological importance along with a rejuvenating feel. Gujarat has every bit of that adventure, thrill, excitement and brilliance in its hospitality. Choose Gujarat as your next holiday destination and explore the magnificence and essence of this majestic state.
So here, we explore the beauty of Gujarat through its amazing cities, in its unique way.