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Saurashtra is a well-known peninsula region in Gujarat, western India.


Map of Saurashtra
  • 1 Bhavnagar — busy industrial centre, base for journeys to nearby sites
  • 2 Dwarka — one of the seven most ancient cities in India where Lord Krishna lived
  • 3 Jamnagar — home to the world’s largest oil refinery complexes
  • 4 Junagadh — city of ancient Ashokan Stone Edicts and highest mountain of Gujarat, Girnar
  • 5 Morbi — watchmaker and ceramic city
  • 6 Palitana — city associated with Jain legends and history
  • 7 Porbandar — birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi
  • 8 Rajkot — former capital of the state of Saraushtra
  • 9 Surendranagar — city with famous Vruksh Mandir (Tree Temple)
  • 10 Somnath — (Veraval) place which has the first Jyotirlinga from the twelve
  • 11 Upleta — a city and municipality. The Jain temple, mosque and the temple of Mojeshwar Mahadev are tourist sites
  • 12 Virpur — Jalaram Bapa's birth place

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Kathiyawadi-Gujarat is the language spoken in Saurashtra.

Get in[edit]

Jamnagar Airport (JGA IATA), Bhavnagar Airport (BHU IATA), Porbandar Airport (PBD IATA).

Get around[edit]




  • Kathiyawadi Thali
  • Gathiya
  • Gola - Made from crushed ice with different flavors in Summer


  • Chhaas (Buttermilk)

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