Dolatpara, a suburb in Junagadh, is located in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. It is a part of the Kathiawar peninsula. The main centre of Junagadh is located at a distance of 3 km south of the area. The Arabian Sea coast is located at a distance of 68 km south-west of the area.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels which are worth trying for a stay in Junagadh are Shikhar Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Vishala Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Sapphire (Tariff – Rs. 800) and New Somnath Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of the region is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
There are many places of interest in the city of Junagadh. Places which are worth a visit are Uparkot, Jama Masjid, Junagadh Caves, the old part of the town, Rohidas Ashram and others. The Gir National Park (86 km away), famous for its lions, is also a must-see.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Amreli Airport at a mere distance of 102 km.
Junagadh as a city has its own railway station.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply in the region. One of the private operators in the region is Shree Hari Travels. Buses to Junagadh are available from major cities of the state like Ahmedabad, Surat, Amreli and Bhavnagar. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.