7. Laxmi Villas Palace
One of the grandest structures in India, Laxmi Vilas Palace was built in 1890 as the private residence of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III. It is believed to be nearly four times the size of Buckingham Palace and features many buildings like Moti Baug Palace, Makarpura Palace, Pratap Vilas Palace, Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum building, Navlakhi stepwell, Maharaja Fatehgarh museum, and a small zoo, which was resting ground crocodiles. It took twelve years to build this grand building.
Saputra is a hill station in Gujrat, tucked in the Sahyadri hills amidst the dang forest. It proves to be a cool retreat offering respite from the humid weather of Gurat. The Honey bees Center, Rose Garden, Lake Garden, Step Garden, Gira Waterfalls, Mahal Forest, Gandhi Shikhar and Sunrise Point are most visited tourist attractions in Sapatura.
9. Marine National Park
In the 1600km long coastline of Gujrat, there is a tiny one-of-a-kind reserve called Marine National Park, on the Gulf of Kutch. It’s the only place in India where one can see the coral reefs of different shapes and sizes without diving in the water. Some of the finest marine species that can be found in the national park are sponges, starfishes, sea cucumbers, puffer fishes, sea horses, huge green sea turtles, etc. Also, you can see many sea birds like cranes, flamingos, sea gulls, etc.
10. Velavadar Blackbuck National Park
Imagine a safari the likes of the African savannah but in India – Velavadar Blackbuck National Park is such a place. The national park is situated in Bhal region (approximately 150 km from Ahmedabad) and as the name suggest it is one of the largest roosting grounds of blackbucks. Along with the blackbucks, here you can spot birds of every shapes and size. Walking is the only way to explore the national park, and it is very exciting.