Kodinar is a city and a township in the state of Gujarat in India. It is close to Gir National Park in Gujarat and lies 37 km west of Una. Kodinar has a population of 32,606.The literacy rate in Kodinar is par excellence and it is considered to be the educational centre for all the cities and towns nearby.
Places to stay
Hotel Sunshine ( Tariff Rs.800 -1200) Janta Hotel( Tariff Rs.700 -1000), Radhika Beach Resort which is 2.5km from station ( tariff Rs.1000-1400) and Hotel Galaxy( Tariff Rs.1200-1500) provide people with excellent accommodations.
Gujarati and Hindi are widely spoken languages in Kodinar.
Kite-Flying festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year in Kodinar in the month of February.
Places of Interest
Mul Dwarka (6 km from Kodinar) and Kaj (10 km from Kodinar ) lie to the east of Kodinar and has the remains of late Harappa settlements. Archaeologists have managed to find many ceramic artefacts from the Harappan civilization. Kanjetar (12 km from Kodinar) is a coastal village that is said to have been founded in the ancient age. It has a temple dedicated to the Indian goddess Mahakhali.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kodinar is Diu Airport. It provides domestic flight facilities to its neighbouring states.
Kodinar Railway Station is located in Gujarat and it belongs to the western railway lines, connecting all the nearby cities.
Bus services are available from Kodinar to other places in India. Utilise the discounts and offers when you are booking a bus ticket online.
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.