For the people living in Junagadh, Mt. Girnar is a Pride to look at and the best destination to feel the great vibes of all kind. Girnar Mountains – one of the oldest mountain peaks in India are a view worth watching every day. People from different cities and states visit the site for a lot of reasons including Pilgrimage or just fun trekking. The Ropeway construction had added to the beauty of the mountains.
But for people outside the city, there’s always a question in mind: What else do we do in the city? Which are the other places around Girnar that we can visit?
Well we’ve got you covered here. Junagadh is a place of natural and scenic beauty and has wonderful natural reservoirs to visit. Let’s go through them one by one:
Located in the lap of nature, Jatashankar Mahadev Temple hosts an extraordinary Shivalinga. The Shivalinga is naturally bathed by water flowing from Girnar temple. It is a perfect place to feel the serenity.
Just about 5-6 km from Mt. Girnar, there is a wonderful architectural beauty to watch. The Fort hosts a lot of beautiful attractions like Navghan Kuo, Adi Kadi Vav, etc. inside it. Also not to miss is the view of the city you get from the top of the fort.
Ashok Shilalekh or Rock Edicts of Ashoka are locted on the route from the city to Mt. girnar. These 14 giant rocks belong to 250BC are carved in Brahmi Script in Pali Language. The Site is open from 8AM to 6 PM and is a place which connects us to Spirituality and History.
Damodar Kund is a sacred lake located about 6 kms away from M. Girnar. It is also considered holy because of the belief that the departed soul get Moksha here and hence Ashes of the deceased are immersed in the lake.
The first Science Museum started in Gujarat is a small and but one of the most interesting places of Junagadh. It has around 50 working projects based on sound, light, electricity, etc. A fun place to visit, this should be on a checklist whenever you visit the city of Junagadh.
Moreover these places, The Fern Leo Resort and Club, located in the vicinity of Girnar Mountains is an ideal place to spend your entire day. The club offers different activities like Pool, Game Zone, Spa, 24/7 Restaurant and Café and many more to spend relaxing days among the nature.
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