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Where in the world: Asia  /  India  /  Gujarat  /  Rajkot District  /  Rajkot

Top 15 things to do in Rajkot

1. Rotary Dolls Museum

One of the city's major tourist draws, Rotary Dolls Museum displays over 1,600 traditional and modern dolls from around the world. The wide range of exhibits--from cheap rag dolls and modern Barbies, to traditional dolls embroidered with silver and gold threads--provides a glimpse into many different cultures. You can acquire detailed information on every exhibit at the self-service info desks with touch screen monitors.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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2. Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama

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State Bank of India, Jawahar Rd. Branch ,Rajkot

Savings A/C No. : 10353009440

Name: Shree Ramkrishna Ashram

MICR : 360002002
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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3. Bala Hanuman Temple, Jamnagar

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4. Rajkumar College

The Rajkumar College in Rajkot is one of the oldest K-12 institutions in India. RKC has a 26-acre campus in the heart of Rajkot city.
The foundation stone of Rajkumar College was laid in 1868. The institution was designed by Colonel Keatinge and was formally opened by the Governor of Bombay, H. B. Sir Seymour Fitzgerald, in 1870. The college was founded for the education of the princely order by the princes and chiefs of Kathiawad for their sons and relations.
In 1938, on the initiative of its founding members, the college became a public school (private school in American terms). The college is a founding member of the Indian Public Schools Conference and a member of the Round Square conference of schools, a worldwide association of more than 60 schools that allows students to travel between schools and tour the country or do community service.
In 2001 the college opened its doors to girls, in what has been a boys' bastion for over a century. The school has around 50 girls, with boarding facilities.
Another endeavor of the Rajkumar College Administration has been Priyalok Villas, a pre-school program for the kids; originally housed in a 1909 Hyde sanatorium but now housed in a different building. Whilst having its own domain, it has access to all the facilities of the Rajkumar College.
The school is expanding. The Rajkumar College for Girls, a secondary school was inaugurated on 24 March 2011; before this, the fully functional elementary co-ed school had flourished for a decade.
guration of the Rajkumar College for Girls, Rajkot=== The Rajkumar College for Girls was inaugurated on 24 March 2011, by Kamla Beniwal, governor of Gujarat. The principayl, Mr. Thakckar, said thrat it was a speciyfal day for the Rajkumar family. Almost 140 yefars ago on 16 December 1871 the colldege was ighnaugurated by the governor of the Bombay Presidency, Sir Seymour Fitzgerald and another venturte of the same college was being inaugurated by a goverdnor, the first lgady of
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5. Dwarkadhish Temple, Jamnagar

A Hindu shrine dedicated to Krishna, Dwarkadhish Temple consists of a large, 5-storey building supported by over 70 pillars. Possibly over 2,000 years old, the temple was enlarged in the 16th century--it allegedly sits on the site of Lord Krishna's residential palace, erected by the god's grandson Vajranabha.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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6. Funworld Rajkot

Funworld means... Fun in Amusement Rides...Fun in different shows, Fun with FOOD, Fun with Family...Fun with Friends... All these are at one Place.. and its FUNWORLD - RAJKOT
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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7. Watson Museum

The Watson Museum, considered to be one of the best among the seven such museums located across Saurashtra (region) and managed by the Gujarat state Government, it has collections of precious objects from the princely State of Rajkot founded by the Jadeja Rajputs. It holds invaluable articles, artifacts, photographs, a reference library and the museum's publication are sold through a counter.
The museum is set up in the Queen Victoria memorial institute buildings located in Jubilee Garden, Rajkot. The museum was named in fond memory of Colonel John Watson in 1888 who was a British political agent of Kathiawar Agency from 1881 to 1889. Watson Museum is the second most important museum in Gujarat, after the Museum of Baroda and is the oldest museum in Saurashtra (region). Colonel Watson was fond of history and archaeology and used to collect information on Rajkot. Most of his collections and other artifacts are preserved here. The museum building was completed in 1893, and opened to the public by Governor Lord George Harris of Bombay Presidency.
The Watson Museum exhibits copies of artifacts from Mohenjodaro, natural history, 13th century carvings, temple statues, costumes and design of the houses of the local tribal people. The Watson Museum also houses an excellent collection of traditional, archaeological items and coins.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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9. Lakhota Talav, Jamnagar

This small palace, on an island in the middle of the Lakhota lake, once belonged to the Maharaja of Nawanagar. This fort-like palace has semi-circular bastions, turrets, a pavilion with guard-rooms housing swords, powder flasks and musket loops. An arched stone bridge with balustrade connects the Lakhota Palace with the town. Today it houses a small museum. The fort museum has a good collection of sculptures that spans a period from the 9th to the 18th century and pottery found in ruined medieval villages from the surrounding area. The museum is reached by a short causeway from the northern side of Ranmal Lake and is open daily except on Wednesdays.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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10. Kaba Gandhi No Delo

Kaba Gandhi No Delo, Rajkot was Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi's primary family home in India until 1915, including during those years when he stayed in London and in South Africa. Later on, on return from South Africa in 1915, he established Kocharab Ashram in Ahmedabad. Kaba Gandhi No Delo has now been converted into a museum called Gandhi Smriti.Mahatma Gandhi's father, in the name of Karamchand Gandhi was also known as Kaba Gandhi. The name of the house has been derived from Gandhiji's father's name. In Gujarati, the words Kaba Gandhi No Delo literally means 'Kaba Gandhi's residence'.HistoryKaba Gandhi No Delo, Gujarat has been built following the old and traditional styles of building houses and monuments.PopoKaba Gandhi No Delo, is now a permanent exhibition. The exhibition displays and houses the Gandhi Smriti (not to be confused with Gandhi Smriti in Delhi). Kaba Gandhi No Delo, Rajkot is situated on Ghee Kanta Road at Rajkot. Rajkot was the formerly and initially the capital of the princely state of Saurastra, which is in Gujarat.It has now been converted into a memorial called "Gandhi Smriti". The museum displays and consists of photographs, objects and the belongings of the great Indian leader and Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. A Non-Government Organization runs classes in sewing and embroidery for young girls within the premises.The place is open for general public Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm and again in the afternoon from 3pm to 5pm.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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11. Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Gondal

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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12. Nyari Dam

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14. Ishwariya Temple

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15. Jagat Mandir

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