The fourth largest city of Gujarat – Rajkot is a hub of various industrial centres. However, this hectic city holds a charming view in its far east – a quaint area with narrow streets, bustling markets, and busy farmers.
Established in 1612 by Jadeja Rajputs, Rajkot was the headquarters of the Western India States Agency – an administrative centre of the British for the princely states of Saurashtra, Kachchh, and northern Gujarat.
Rajkot houses innumerable historical places such as Alfred High School (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Vidhyalaya) – which was the educational institution of the father of our nation. Placed in the heart of the city is Rajkumar College – popular because several royal family members studied here. Some of the noteworthy religious spots in this city are: ISKCON Temple , Hazrat Gaiban Shah Pir Dargah, and Prem Mandir.
When you visit this city, do not forget to taste Rajkot famous food. The native inhabitants simply love to eat street food. Some of their most popular food places such as Rasikbhai Chevdawala offer you their delicacies through the click of a finger at SaleBhai. Taste their unique chatnis, chevda, namkeen and discover the flavours of authentic Gujarati cuisines.