A huge metropolitan city of Gujarat, Rajkot, is a must-visit for every tourist. The city was prominent in the Indian Independence movement, being home to several leaders who participated in India's freedom struggle. In recent years, it has been developed extensively to provide excellent facilities to tourists.
The entire city reverberates colonial vibes. Most of the architecture reflects Anglo Indian styles of construction. The elaborate parks, lush green gardens, towering buildings, and museums beautify Rajkot further. Start your Rajkot trip by exploring the historically revered Jubilee Park. This expansive space has plenty of buildings from the colonial times, including the famous Connaught Hall. You can also find the Mohandas Gandhi high school or the Mahatma Gandhi Museum, Kaba Gandhi Na Delo, Watson Museum, Rashtriya Shala, Rotary Dolls Museum, Lang Library and Rotary Midtown Library all within the Jubilee park. Other crucial tourist places in the city include Darbargadh haveli, Swaminarayan Gurukul, Race Course, Masonic Hall, and Aji Dam. You can also explore religious faiths at the Swaminarayan temple, ISKCON temple, Vishwakarma Prabhuji temple.
While in the city, you can explore concerts and performances of the local music genre called Dayro. Witness a play at the Hemu Gadhvi Natyagruha or shop on the vibrant streets for items like ivory handicraft, beaded jewelry, desi fabrics, and meenakari items. Rajkot has pleasant weather from October to March every year. During this time, cool breezes blow during the mornings and evenings while the afternoons remain pleasantly warm.