Updated February 29th, 2024 at 18:59 IST

Planning A Trip To Jamnagar? These Spots Should Be On Your Bucket List

Your trip to Jamnagar will remain incomplete without visiting these beautiful places in the city.

Jamnagar Archaeological Museum | Image:District Jamnagar
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Anant Ambani is set to wed his longtime girlfriend Radhika Merchant and the pre-wedding festivities of the couple are going to be held in a three-day gala between March 1 and March 3 in Jamnagar, Gujarat. Hundreds of VVIPs, including actors and business moguls, are going to attend the ceremonies. Suddenly, this little town is in the spotlight as people want to explore it.

With Reliance Industries and Reliance Foundation announcing Vantara, an initiative aimed at rescuing, treating, caring for, and rehabilitating injured, abused, and threatened animals, in both India and abroad, Jamnagar is soon expected to become a tourist spot. "Soon, we will open our zoological park for the citizens only for educational purposes. We do not wish to do any kind of business from it. This has been constructed with a spirit of service,” Anant Ambani explained in a statement to ANI.

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Here are tourist spots you can explore in Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Ranmal Lake

Ranmal Lake | Image: District Jamnagar

Ranmal Lake, also known as Lakhota Lake, is a picturesque water body located in the heart of Jamnagar. Surrounded by lush greenery and dotted with charming pavilions, the lake offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The sunrise and sunset views from the lakeside are beautiful.

Jamnagar Archaeological Museum

Delve into Jamnagar's rich history and archaeological heritage at the Jamnagar Archaeological Museum. Housed within the historic Lakhota Fort, the museum showcases a captivating collection of artifacts, sculptures, coins, and manuscripts dating back to ancient times. Highlights include exhibits on Indus Valley Civilization artifacts, Jain sculptures, and relics from the medieval period, offering insight into the region's cultural and historical legacy.

Jamnagar Archaeological Museum | District Jamnagar

Bala Hanuman Temple

The Bala Hanuman Temple is a sacred Hindu shrine renowned for its continuous chanting of the "Ram Dhun," a devotional hymn dedicated to Lord Rama. Believed to have been chanting non-stop since 1964, the temple holds a Guinness World Record for the longest continuous chanting. Visitors can witness the enchanting atmosphere of the temple and join in the rhythmic chanting of the sacred mantra.

Khijadia Bird Sanctuary

Nature lovers and bird enthusiasts should not miss a visit to the Khijadia Bird Sanctuary, a haven for migratory and resident bird species. Spread across lush wetlands, salt marshes, and mangrove forests, the sanctuary is home to a variety of avian species, including flamingos, pelicans, herons, and ibises. Visitors can explore the sanctuary's tranquil surroundings and observe the fascinating birdlife in their natural habitat.

Khijadia Bird Sanctuary | District Jamnagar

Marine National Park, Pirotan Island

Go on an unforgettable adventure to the Marine National Park, located off the coast of Jamnagar near Pirotan Island. This biodiverse marine sanctuary is home to a stunning array of marine life, including colorful coral reefs, exotic fish species, and endangered marine turtles. Visitors can enjoy snorkeling, diving, and boat excursions to explore the park's underwater wonders and pristine beaches.

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Published February 28th, 2024 at 12:13 IST