Navagam is a suburb of the famous Gujarati urban hub Rajkot. The city centre of Rajkot lies at a distance of 5 km west. The area is famous for its Lalpari Lake and the adjacent Shepherd Park. Those with an appetite for Indian culture, cuisine as well as temples must visit this place. The state capital, Gandhinagar, lies at a distance of 237 km east.
Places to Stay
The best budget hotels which are worth a try while you are in Rajkot are Aditya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Motel The Village Resorts (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Rajdoot Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Upasana Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and others.
The official language of the area 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
The area as a whole does not specially boast of any place of tourist attraction. Rajkot city, however, has a good list of tourist options among which Lang Library, Gebanshah Pir Dargah, Swaminarayan Temple, Hashanshah Pir Dargah, Turkibapu's Dargah, Mohandas Gandhi High School, Watson Museum and Rotary Midtown Library are must-visit places among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajkot Airport at a distance of 8 km.
The Rajkot Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 6 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect Rajkot to different cities in the region. Ashwamegh Travels and Neeta Travels are some of the bus operators plying their buses in the region. You don’t have to stand in serpentine queues anymore as you can easily book bus ticket online.