Places of Interest

Ranmal Lakhota Lake

Ranmal Lake (Lakhota Lake) in the middle of Jamnagar city spreaded over 5 lakh square meters and is divided into three parts. The lake promotes the beauty of the city, and provides ideal shelter for tourists and migratory birds as well. Ranmal or Lakhota Lake is said to be constructed by Jam Ranmalji II between 1820 to 1852. This circular lake spreaded around 5 lakh sq meters is a unique identity. Resting places like pavilions, bastions, artistic gardens, etc. have been placed around the lake. The exquisite architectural fort of architecture known as Lakkhota built at a cost of millions is in the middle of the lake. Both of these monuments does not only describe the art but also the state’s kind, affectionate, loving nature.

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Known clock well at Lakhota lake

Monuments

Jamnagar city having many monuments like – Bhujiyo Kotho, Khambhala Gate, Pratap Vilas Palace, Darbargadh, Sajuba Girls Highschool, Mandvi Tower, Pancheswar Tower, Dhanvantri Mandir, Cricket Bunglow, Circuit House etc.

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Khambhalia Gate at Jamnagar

Marine National Park – Pirotan

Marine National Park and Sanctuary Pirotan is located in the inter-tidal zone along the coastal area of Jamnagar. The Marine Sanctuary was declared in August 1980 and the Marine National Park in July 1982. Total 10.ll.sq. km of the National Park area and 1.11 sq. km of the Sanctuary area have been notified as reserved forests.  The colourful sponges and corals, giant sea anemone, tube anemone, jelly fish, sea horse, octopus, oyster, pearl oyster, sabela, Portugese man of war, starfish, bonellia, sepia, lobster, varieties of crabs and prawns, sea turtle, dolphin, dugongs, porpoise, shark and other fish keep the life pulsating in perfect harmony.

Pirotan island is 18 NM from Bedi port, can be reached through boat. 
October to March is the fair period to visit the Sanctuary.

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Puffer Fish a marine spice

Khijadia Bird Sanctuary

Khijadia Bird Sanctuary is at the distance of about 10 km northeast from Jamnagar on the south coast of Gulf of Kutch which represents combination of seasonal freshwater shallow lake, inter tidal mudflats, creeks, salt pans, saline land and mangrove scrub. Total area of the Sanctuary is 605 ha, which covers three freshwater lakes of the entire wetland complex. The Sanctuary is located in the western-most part of the country and falls on the traditional route of the migratory birds. A variety of resident large waders like painted stork, cormorants, herons, egrets and/or ibises, Little Grebe, Purple Moorhen, Coot, Black-winged Stilt and Pheasant-tailed Jacana fulfil their feeding, resting, roosting and /or nesting requirements.

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Painted Stork, Bird

Solarium

The treatment of diseases through solar rays is running from ancient times. The   only one Solarium in the entire country is  immemorial, and is  the center of attraction for tourists visiting Jamnagar.

Solarium was established in 1933 by Jam Saheb Ranjitsinhji of Jamnagar. He was named it as Ranji Institute of Polydroid Therapy on his name. On the Request of Jamsaheb, Frenchman, Jean Sedeman constructed this solarium under the special supervision, with the cost of six lakhs

Poly-Radio Therapy centre

Religious Places

Jamnagar is known as Chhoti Kashi. Jamnagar town has many famous religious places are –

Bala Hanuman Mandir, Kashiviswanath Mandir, Sidhdhnath Mandir, Nagnath Mandir, Khijda Mandir, Bhidbhanjan Mahadev Mandir, Parsi Agiyari, Gurudwara, Jama Jamsjid, Jain Derasar, Moksh Dham, Swaminarayan Mandir, Ratanbai Masjid, Vohra-no-Hajiro.

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Popular RAM Dhun situated on Lakhota Bank