Bagodara is a small village located in Ahmedabad district in Gujarat. It is about 70km away from the district headquarters.
Places to Stay
Ahmedabad, around 70km away, has some good budget hotels. Some of them are Neelkanth Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Metropole Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Radiant (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Royal Pride (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Heritage (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Bagodara is Gujarati.
Uttarayan, the kite flying festival that is popular throughout the state, is celebrated here as well, in January. Navratri is celebrated with much fervour in the month of October.
Places of Interest
Ahmedabad, (70 km) away, is the nearest tourist destination to Bagodara. Bhadra Fort and Victoria Garden, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque and Hathee Singh Jain Temple are worth a visit. The Sanskar Kendra, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial are all museums that are must-visit spots.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Bagodara is the Ahmedabad airport, located 72 km away.
The nearest major railway station is Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station, 67 km away. There are daily trains from here to major cities all across the country like Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Chennai and Kolkata amongst others.
Rajkamal Travels, Akash Travels, Shree Mahavir Travels, Gayatri Travels and Jay Bhavani Travels are reliable private operators who run daily buses from Ahmedabad bus station. Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket booking facility is the best way to book your online tickets
The fourth largest city in Gujarat after Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara, Rajkotis located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari Rivers. The people in Rajkot are predominantly vegetarians. Rajkot is a major regional centre for the performing arts. The city is famous for its gold purity and jewellery market, which is the largest in the country. Rajkot silk embroidery and watch parts are also well-known.Rajkot houses a large number of textile printing units, which produces cotton and pure silk garments.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Rajkot. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Rajdoot(Tariff-Rs.1,602), Hotel Jayson (Tariff-Rs.1,765), Hotel Everstar(Tariff-Rs.1,150), Hotel Europa Inn (Tariff-Rs.1,549) and Hotel Aditya(Tariff-Rs.894).
Annual festivals likeDussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here. Garbais performed during the Navratri festival; the JanmastamiMela, Dhuletithe colour festival, Mahashivratri and Uttarayan (MakarSankranti) on 14 January are popular in this city.
Gujarati is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Places of interest within 2kms of the bus stand include Jubilee Garden, The Rotary Dolls Museum, GebanshahPirDargah,HashanshahPirDargah and Ishwariya Temple and Garden.
How to Get There
Rajkothas its own airport
Rajkothas its own railway station
Rajkot bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like SRS Travels, Royal Express, Sagar Travels and Neeta Tours and Travels runs regular buses to and from the town. If you book your tickets online, look out for bus ticket booking coupons and save a lot of money.