Jasdan is a small municipality and a city in the Rajkot district of Gujarat. It is the biggest Taluka in Rajkot district with 102 villages coming under it. The city was founded in 1665 and was a princely state during the British rule in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. It is situated in the middle of the Mandav hills in Saurashtra, from where two major rivers, Aji and Bhadar, originate.
Places to Stay
There are few good budget hotels in Jasdan. Some of them are: Chandra Vijay Hotel and Hotel Green. Hingolagadh Palace is a luxury heritage hotel in Jasdan.
The official language of Jasdan is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken in the area.
The Navaratri festival and the Kutch Padyatra are the two most important and popular events in Jasdan.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Jasdan. Some of these attractions include Jalaram temple, Ram temple, Swaminarayan Temple in Rajkot, and Madhvipur Reservoir Lake. Surendranagar, Wankaner and Banaskantha are other tourist spots close to Jasdan.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Jasdan is the Rajkot Airport which is situated 53 km away from the city.
The Rajkot junction (28.2 km) is the closest major railway station to Jasdan. Trains from major cities in India ply to Rajkot railway station.
Jasdan S.T. Bus Stand is the major bus stand in Jasdan. Sleeper, Volvos and non-AC buses run to Jasdan from major cities in Gujarat such as Ahmadabad and Rajkot. Avail of bus booking online offers when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.