Category Articles: Tourism

Statue of Unity and other attractions at Kevadia to remain open during 28-31 October

October 18, 2021
Statue of Unity and other attractions at Kevadia to remain open during 28-31 October

Gandhinagar: Statue of Unity and other tourist attractions at Kevadia will continue to remain open for visitors from 28 to 31 October, the Chief Executive Officer of Statue of Unity clarified today. Yesterday, the official website of Statue of Unity had declared that Keavadia based tourist attractions will remain closed for visitors during 28 October to 1st November. However today in a fresh message, the website clarified, 'We are happy to announce that on popular demand ‘Statue of Uni...Read More

Time Capsule created and buried beneath surface in Vadodara

October 15, 2021
Time Capsule created and buried beneath surface in Vadodara

Vadodara: The celebration of the completion of 100 years of Vadodara Railway DRM office took place today with a novel concept of time-capsule. The building of Vadodara railway DRM office was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad 100 years ago. The initiative of time-capsule was undertaken with an aim of preserving the heritage of present time after upcoming 100 years. In this initiative, a box filled with various 27 items was buried in the land in front of the DRM office. The 27 items includes...Read More

Rs. 12,389 lakh tourism development works for Shivrajpur beach

September 27, 2021
Rs. 12,389 lakh tourism development works for Shivrajpur beach

Gandhinagar: Tourism minister of Gujarat in reply to a question asked by an MLA in the State assembly today informed that the government has planned development works at a cost of Rs 12,389 lakh at Shivrajpur Beach in Devbhumi Dwarka district. He informed that the development of the beach under revised work order of Rs 2342 lakh in Phase-1 is in progress. In Phase-2, the work of roads and infrastructure development is in progress under work order of Rs 2867 lakh for the road and infrastruct...Read More

Gujarat Tourism with India Tourism organises familiarization tour for travel bloggers

August 31, 2021
Gujarat Tourism with India Tourism organises familiarization tour for travel bloggers

Mumbai: Gujarat Tourism in Association with India Tourism, Mumbai has organised a familiarization tour for travel bloggers and photographers to Saputara, Gujarat. 21 well known travel bloggers and photographers from various parts of the country joined the trip that started today will continue till 4 September, 2021.   The objective of the trip is to promote Ministry of Tourism’s Domestic tourism campaign Dekho Apna Desh. The tour further aims to promote the destination and showc...Read More

Tourists rush at Statue of Unity, Science City, Girnar Ropeway, Shivrajpur Beach

August 31, 2021
Tourists rush at Statue of Unity, Science City, Girnar Ropeway, Shivrajpur Beach

Gandhinaar: The tourist attractions across the state such as Statue of Unity, Science City, Girnar Ropeway and Shivrajpur Beach witnessed huge number of visitors on the holidays of Janmashtami during 28th to 30th August (Saturday-Sunday-Janmashtami holiday). The number of visitors at Statue of Unity in Kevadia was 23,907 on 28th August, 40,914 on 30th August, 27,343 on 30th August. Thus, a total 92,164 visitors visited Statue of Unity during the three-days. The children nutrition park, viewi...Read More

Huge rush of pilgrims, tourists at places across Gujarat

August 30, 2021

Chotila: Camunda Mata Mandir on Chotila hill witnessed a huge rush of visitors today. Other places of polgrims interest across the state such as Dwarka, Somnath, Ambaji, Dakor, Pavagadh also witnessed an extra ordinary rush of the visitors today. The administration had to close the gates of the Chotila hill considering the rush. Many people were directly climbing the hill without using the steps due to the huge rush on the stairs. A similar situation had occurred at Pavagadh hill. The IS...Read More

Indroda Park Gandhinagar gets open moat for Lions, Tigers and Panthers

August 24, 2021
Indroda Park Gandhinagar gets open moat for Lions, Tigers and Panthers

Gandhinagar: Forest Minister Ganpat Vasava today dedicated new more open accommodations for the animals by GEER foundation in Indroda Nature Park of Gandhinagar. GEER foundation has developed ‘Open moat’ kind of accommodations for the lions, tigers and panthers using various natural resources such as plants, woods and stones. The accommodations are developed at a cost of Rs 2 crores. The inauguration of accommodation for two lions, two white tigers and six panthers was performed today. ...Read More

In pictures: PM Modi to dedicate Somnath Exhibition Gallery

August 18, 2021
In pictures: PM Modi to dedicate Somnath Exhibition Gallery

Prabhas Patan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Somnath Promenade, Somnath Exhibition Center and Reconstructed temple precinct of Old (Juna) Somnath on August 20. He will also lay foundation stone for the development of Shree Parvati Temple on Virtual Platform on the same day in the morning. The “Somnath Exhibition Center” to be inaugurated is developed in the premised of “Tourist Facilitation Center”. The exhibition center displays the exhibits from dismantled parts o...Read More

PM Modi to dedicate and perform ground breaking for development projects at Prabhas Patan Somnath

August 17, 2021
PM Modi to dedicate and perform ground breaking for development projects at Prabhas Patan Somnath

Prabhas Patan: Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi will virtually dedicate and perform ground breaking for various development projects in Prabhas Patan on 20th August. The Prime Minister will inaugurate a 1.48 km long promenade built at a cost of Rs. 47.12 crore and exhibition gallery readied under PRASHAD scheme of the Central government. He will also inaugurate renovated and expanded Shiv Mandir originally built by Ahilyabai. This work has been done by Shri Somnath Trust. The Prime Minister ...Read More

SMC about to complete the restoration of Surat Fort

August 11, 2021
SMC about to complete the restoration of Surat Fort

Surat: Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) is about to complete the works of restoration of the Surat Fort which was originally built in the 16th century. The opening of completed project is likely be scheduled within two or three months. SMC had completed the first phase of the restoration 2 years ago. The first phase had cost Rs 21.73 crores, while the second phase may involve cost of over Rs. 40 crores. There are two floors above the ground floor in the first building of the fort which incl...Read More

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